Hello cyclocross friends! It's been a while since our last episode, so we wanted to come out of the gates strong. For this week's Crosshairs Radio we chat with the original young gun, the boy wonder, an guaranteed hall of famer who may need a parent or guardian to gain admission to the hall of fame, Mathieu van der Poel. MTB, CX, road, MX, we cover it all in a compact conversation from the inside of the Corendon-Circus camper in Vallnord, Andorra.
For the second half of the show, it's a conversation with Christopher Blevins, who is the current U23 CX National Champ and the 2017 U23 MTB National Champ. In 2018, Chris dipped his foot in the elite waters and ended up on the podium in third. We talk about his life as a bike racer, balancing road, MTB and cyclocross ... and we talk about music.
Also, check out the women's cyclocross camp Crosshairs Cycling is hosting Aug 18 at the Armed Forces Retirement Home (venue for DCCX). We have an amazing staff of coaches including Arley Kemmerer, Crystal Anthony, Rachel Rubin, Dan Chabanov and Rusty Williford who will make faster without you getting any fitter. It's also possibly magical. Categories from junior to beginner to intermediate to advanced are available. Register here: https://www.bikereg.com/dc-womens-cx-camp.
Mathieu van der Poel is on Instagram at @mathieuvanderpoel
Chris Blevens is on Instagram at @christopherblevs
Grimpeur Bros is on Instagram at @grimpeurbrosspecialtycoffee
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