Frenchman Julien Absalon proved once again why he is one of the greatest mountain bikers of all time. The two-time Olympic gold medalist took gold once more on the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup circuit. The 33-year-old BMC rider dominated in Albstadt, Germany collecting his 29th career cross-country World Cup victory; a feat unmatched by any male of female in the sport.
Step aside Mr. Gomez-Noya and Brownlee brothers…there’s a new sheriff in town. Mario Mola of Spain has made a name for himself on the ITU World Triathlon Series in the past few years, but he generally takes a back seat to the competition between his fellow countryman Javier Gomez-Noya and British royalty, Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee, who have made a habit of hogging triathlon podiums as of late.