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Munro makes most of Waterloo with first World Cup top 10

Munro makes most of Waterloo with first World Cup top 10

Maddie Munro would overtake Caroline Mani (at front) at World Cup Waterloo to earn her first top 10 in elite women’s race at a World…

Thursday, Oct 13

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Maddie Munro would overtake Caroline Mani (at front) at World Cup Waterloo to earn her first top 10 in elite women’s race at a World Cup (Image credit: SnowyMountain Photography)

Madigan "Maddie" Munro may have been short of first place, but she had her own winning weekend in the under-23 women’s category at the opening round of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup in Waterloo , Wisconsin. When the dust settled after the elite women’s race, she had the silver medal in the U23 category as well as her first top 10 finish in an elite women’s World Cup event.

The Boulder, Colorado native is rising quickly through the ranks in cyclo-cross, which is now a balancing act with her love for mountain biking. She will put a hold on the World Cup chase for points, however, and skip round 2 of the cyclo-cross series in Fayetteville, Arkansas to defend her title at USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships, taking place at Purgatory Resort in Colorado from October 13-16.

“I’ll be in Durango racing some mountain bikes, collegiate mountain bike nationals with my team, Colorado Mesa University. But then I should be back out racing ‘cross in December and then heading to Europe to get ready for Worlds,” said Munro, with a wide smile after racing Waterloo World Cup.

Last year as a sophomore at CMU, she won the collegiate titles in cross-country and short track XC. Then in the summer she won the U23 cross-country title at mountain bike nationals. Defence […]

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