Monday, October 2, 2023
Ronja Blöchlinger wins the U23 XCC and battles it out for an impressive second-place finish in the U23 XCO at Snowshoe, USA, taking the lead in both overall standings.
Proving to be unstoppable this season, Ronja Blöchlinger adds to her list of accomplishments with a second-place win in the U23 XCO at the XC World Cup Series in Snowshoe, USA. This triumph shakes up the overall points standings and puts her at the top of the leader's board in the U23 XCO.
Earlier in the week, the Liv Factory Racing athlete dominated the U23 XCC and maintained her undefeated winning streak - as she has won every XCC round this year. Showing she is a force on her Pique Advanced Pro 29, sweeping the top position overall in both categories, with only one race left of the 2023 season.
Reflecting on her success in the U23 XCO race, Blöchlinger remarked, "I was able to race this race at my own pace". She credited her team's support, saying, "My team was in full support of me this week to get me where I needed to be. I was nervous at the start gate but my team manager calmed me down, we had a good plan for tactics and my mechanic had my bike running perfectly!"
The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Series heads to Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada, October 5th - 9th. This will be an exciting finish as Blochlinger looks to make history, entering the final round as the leader in both U23 categories.
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