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THE CANARY ISLANDS HOST THE 14th TRANSGRANCANARIA

The plot is set on the Atlantic Ocean, on one of the most beautiful spots of the world – the Gran Canaria. The 14th edition of the Transgrancanaria lived up to its promises and offered to all sports lovers an awesome show! Rain, sun, dust, mud… none of these would divert the hundreds of elite sportsmen and women and amateurs from this pioneer event.

Pazos, Gamito, Cazajous… Compressport Team did more than well!

Diego Pazos_ 824_400As the race started two of ours, Diego Pazos and newcomer Jordi Gamito moved ahead of the pack over the first 80kms… But a more than determined Pau Capell vowed he would win the race and he did! Jordi stumbled out of the podium by only 3 minutes. Our French partner Maxime Cazajous was only one toe behind!

Diego Pazos, bothered by the extreme cold when the race got at its highest peak, had to back down but he never let go. The 8th place was his!

Sebastien Chaigneau and Teresa Nimes had their part of the show too!

Sebastien ChaigneauIt happened on the 82Km race where Sebastien, with a master`s touch, directed his race from the beginning till the end, almost 6 minutes ahead of the next follower. Our next best teammate was Dani Sanata, at the 5th place, to the joy of all his fellow citizens.

Teresa Nimes_824_400In the women`s league, marvellous Teresa Nimes begins her year`s stats with a tremendous win, her first of 2017! Chrono : 9:41:55… What else!

Riu Costa breaks through the Abu Dhabi Tour with class!

Abu DhabiIts upgrading to world tour class brings another limelight on the 2017 Abu Dhabi Tour and over 4 days the most expert riders of the world tested their pedals and potential.

RCosta_824x400Though the starts were slow, Riu Costa, managed to salvage some pride, overcame the odds and thrust himself into victory on the final climb. The overall lead was his!

André Greipel_824_400In grasping the bronze medal, Lotto-Soudal rider André Griepel proved, if need be, that his talent will have to be reckoned with on the 2017 World Tour!

Ski Mountaineering… when compression gear goes to the mountains!

Skimo_824_400Alpago-Piancavallo in Italy hosted the World Championships and our partner athletes did very well, all geared in their respective compression clothing. On the individual race, a little less than 5 minutes separates our first best Xavier Gachet (6th place) and William Bon Mardion (7th place) from unbeatable Damiano Lenzi, winner of the race.

The team`s race a whole new kettle of fish when our French pair snatched, with their skiing poles, a well-deserved 3rd place, only 12 seconds behind the winning pair. Bravissimo !

Last but not least…

Fabio Fellin of Trek-Segafredo claims the 4th place in Belgium Omloop Het Nieuwsblad spring classics.

Lucy Charles takes to the first round of the Ashridge Duathlon Series in UK.

Ludovic Pommeret and his club, the CAB Bellegardien finally made it to the Gold medal at the French Cross Championships.

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