Mont Saint Anne: XX sweeps the World ChampsComments Off on Mont Saint Anne: XX sweeps the World Champs

Posted In Results on September 7, 2010

For the second year in a row XX riders sweep the XC Elite Men’s World Championship!

Jose Hermida celebrates as he crosses the line in first place! (Ph. Victor Lucas)

Jose Hermida of Spain (Team Multivan Merida) won his first ever Elite World Championship title. Jose is one of the most experienced and succesful racers in the circus, and has always been a great fan of XX and 2X10. With Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech Republic – Rubena Birell) and Burry Stander (South Africa – Specialized Factory Racing) in 2nd and 3rd, SRAM XX riders repeat the outstanding results of the 2009 World Championship, with gold medal and podium sweep.

The elite men’s podium: Jose Hermida, 1st place and World Champion, Jaroslav Julhavy, 2nd, Burry Stander, 3rd. All riding on SRAM XX! (Ph. Victor Lucas)

In the women‘s XC race the 2009 World Champion and XX rider Irina Kalentieva (Russia- Team Topeak Ergon) conquered a well deserved silver medal. Willow Koerber(USA – Subaru Trek) went 3rd for second consecutive year. Good job girls!

Willow Koerber fought hard for her podium spot in 3rd place (Ph. Victor Lucas)

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