Cyclo-Cross Nationals (RI); 10,11DEC2005

'It'sWells'; Todd takes the Elite title: Troy, the Espoir!

Todd Wells.
Todd Wells with the 'victory salute'.
Todd Wells and Ryan Trebon.
Men's podium; "Hey! Look here!"
The men's field; most take the high road.
Michael Cody showing Todd where he'll be.
Ryan Trebon took a strong second.
Ryan Trebon.
Jonathan Page mustered third after food poisoning the night before.
Jonathan Page.
Adam Craig with the 'Craig Carry'.
Tim Johnson with an imperfect ride for fifth, with...
a cleat that opted for the pedal, rather than the shoe for most of the race.
Katie Compton dominated the women's field.
Katie Compton.
Katie Compton.
Ann Knapp finishes (her career?) with a second.
Maureen Bruno-Roy, podium of third.
Rhonda Mazza, fourth.
Melissa Thomas, fifth.
Troy Wells.
Troy Wells.
Troy Wells.
Troy Wells with the win.
After a first lap mechanical, Jesse Anthony climbed back into second.
Jesse will look barren without his usual stars-and-stripes.
Brent Bookwalter for espoir third.
Jesse giving Troy the sportmanship congrats.
Danny Summerhill with the victory for the Junior Division.
Danny Summerhill.
Arielle Filiberti, winner of the W17-18 (first year of racing for her).
Arielle Filiberti with that win.
Maureen Bruno-Roy decimating the W30+.
Maureen Bruno-Roy with her win.
Marianne Stover, winner of the W35+ (but undoubtedly less than 40!).
Former Worlds' Team rider Justin Robinson takes the M30+.
Justin Robinson with that win.
Paul Curley destroyed the M50+ field for his (something like) 1500th National Title.
Dan Norton takes the M55+.
The line-up of national champions, and then some, in the Liberty Cup.
Todd Wells enroute to his Liberty Cup win.
Todd Wells.
Honorary Liberty Cup participant and international superstar, Lyne Bessette.
Chris Horner at the beginning of his illustrious 'cross career.
Tim Johnson fared better with a second at the Liberty Cup.
When Tim unclipped this day, his cleat went with him.
More to come.