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Cross de Capital - cyclocross - part 1

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 4 August 2015 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

The finish line in his sight! I am at the Cross de Capital cyclocross event. Contestants ride (and sometimes carry) their bikes along trails, up steps, around muddy corners and over embankments.

The entire race took place within the boundaries of a suburban park. The Cross de Capital made up Rounds Five and Six of the National Cyclocross Series.

The off-road racing of cyclocross is a big sport in Europe and is quickly becoming more popular in Australia. The bikes they ride are modified road bikes and at elite level do not have the advantage of the wider tyres of mountain bikes.

SONY ILCE-6000 1/3200 second F/2.8 ISO 1600 35 mm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Bel instantané, on dirait qu'il souffre ? . )

4 Aug 2015 6:13am

Anita from Redon, France

On sent l'effort extrême ! j'aime ce cadrage

4 Aug 2015 6:15am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

En plein effort ce cyclocrossman quelle iamge sportive.
amitié

4 Aug 2015 6:46am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Good capture of the expression, we can feel the effort.

4 Aug 2015 7:27am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle prise en mouvement en plein effort!

4 Aug 2015 8:05am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Great capture of the expression !!

4 Aug 2015 8:14am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Nice expression

4 Aug 2015 9:31am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Great portrait. The captured expression is so expressive :)

4 Aug 2015 9:46am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

En plein effort
JP

4 Aug 2015 1:35pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the intense feeling you have captured in this action portrait

4 Aug 2015 3:54pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Perfect timing to capture this excellent expression on his face!!

4 Aug 2015 4:27pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I am tired of seeing your effort!

4 Aug 2015 4:34pm

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Pays de la Loire, France

Fatigué,mais content de l'avoir fait.Belle capture sportive.

4 Aug 2015 4:41pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I think he is feeling the burn.

4 Aug 2015 5:26pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I love the intense expression! He looks exhausted but is still moving forward! A great action portrait!

4 Aug 2015 10:49pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

He's going for it! An interesting sport I hadn't heard of.

4 Aug 2015 10:58pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Perfect timing. Nice action shot. Lovely. :)

5 Aug 2015 4:02am

JMS* from CHONBURI, Thailand

Après l'effort, le réconfort... dit-on, surtout si la victoire est au bout de cet effort !
Belle image de sport intense !

5 Aug 2015 4:47am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien

5 Aug 2015 3:53pm

SONY ILCE-6000
1/3200 second
F/2.8
ISO 1600
35 mm

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