THE opening round of the Trofee series on the Koppenberg served up a classic on the Belgian bank holiday of All Saint's Day. After World champion Fem van Empel won the women's race, Thibau Nys took his first Koppenberg elite victory to add to the nine that his father Sven won. You can read our other features involving the Koppenberg - including Wout van Aert's controversial win over Sven Nys - here.
British success continues
British riders continued to impress as the season really gets going in earnest. After best ever World Cup placings for Zoe Backstedt and Cameron Mason on Sunday, At the Koppenbergcross Anna Kay (below) captured third place with Cameron Mason fourth and Thomas Mein eighth in the men's race.