Tanja continues with a series of strong results on the European Championships, today she finished 7th in the elite women race. Again she felt back after the start and showed very strong performance in the second half of the race.
29th place is far from expectations and goals, but unfortunately this is Tanja Žakelj's outcome on the first round of the World Cup. After a good start everything went wrong – two flats, loose chain, loss of rhythm and a small crash for the end. We hope that we used the »bonus« for the season...
Ruaridh survived the crazy course through the »jungle« of tropical Queensland. He was 25th in the finals, which is not a bad result, but he still has mixed feeling about it. Upside od the day and the whole weekend are his times on the top, technical sections.
Downhill Lošinj is a UCI C1 race that is getting somewhat of a legendary status – thanks to scenery and location. It also proved successful for our team: together Zarja, Jure and Žiga took first, second and third place.
Early April is now already a traditional event on the very tip of Istria peninsula in Croatia. Kamenjak Rocky Trails has great races, good competition, great trails and relaxed Adriatic atmosphere. It’s even better if you win on both Saturday and Sunday, which is exactly what Tanja did past weekend.
Tanja just came back from Cyprus, a traditional location for the late winter training and of course race. Tanja was racing both point-to-point and classical cross-country race Cyprus Sunshine Cup, here is what she had to say about it upon her return to Slovenia.