Serious things began in the mountains when the ISMF World Cup launches its series on the high summits of Andorra.
William BON MARDION hits 8th twice !
First it happened during the individual event where after 4 big climbs and 4 descents and an impressive uncatchable Anton Palzer as winner, William BON MARDION ends the first part of his mountaineering venture at the 8th place.
Back on the track the next day, for the very steep, technical and 730 meters of vertical race, William hits 8th for the second time.
The next best Compressport athlete, on those same two events, was Alexis SEVENNEC at 11th and 16th places respectively.
The Pro Tour Teams saddle for the World Tour …
… in their compression clothing
Adelaide, in Australia, witnessed the first tour race of 2017, reuniting numerous European Teams in the hottest of conditions, in quest of their first season results.
Lotto Soudal`s Rafael VALLS and Lotto-NL-Jumbo`s RobertGESINK did great by the harsh conditions and stood at 7th and 8th place respectively in the overall table.
But credit goes to our UAE Abu Dhabi partner Team, lead by a a combative Diego ULISSI who grasped the 5th place overall.
The Marathon Season is ON too !
David HAUSS was in Reunion Island where he did not hold back on the Trans Volcano to win his first long distance run. The chrono stopped at 4:16:20.
At the same time in Spain
♦ Jaume LEIVA crossed the finish line of the Half Marathon of Terrassa to grasp the bronze medal.
♦ Marta Estaban POVEDA lifted her arms in victory after she brilliantly passed the line at the Picanya-Palporta Marathon.