Recent Performance Sports News
Mariana Pajon can already claim the title of Olympic Champion and World Champion, so what’s another UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Title on the old resume? The 21-year-old Columbian BMX superstar took down some of the world’s best to win the World Cup #3 stop in Papendal, Netherlands this past weekend. Oakley ladies Arielle Martin and Lauren Reynolds rounded out the podium in Europe.
With the stunning background of the French Riviera, Ironman France is a spectacle of not only gorgeous landscape, but brilliant displays of athletic will. Belgian Frederik Van Lierde and American Mary Beth Ellis took full advantage of all Ironman France has to offer. The male and female winners in Nice each set course records, respectively, with Van Lierde smashing his own course record, which he set last year.
British mountain bike downhill racing siblings Gee and Rachel Atherton are no strangers to shared success. The brother-sister combo have been sweeping up podiums together for a long time now. They were back to their old habits this past weekend at the Val di Sole Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill races in Italy. Both secured double titles to follow up on their previous performances at Fort William.