It’s crunch time for Otago’s Courtney Duncan as she lines up at the sixth and final round of the Women’s Motocross World Championships in France this weekend.
It is not usual for an athlete to be able to pull himself off the sofa, enter a three-hour race as a solo competitor and then climb straight back on to the top step of the podium.
It didn’t take long for New Zealand’s Paul Whibley to get back into the thick of international action, inflicting his own kind of storm on the east coast of the United States at the weekend.
Otago’s Courtney Duncan refuses to accept defeat, despite her losing her place on the top of the world motocross standings at the weekend.
Spain’s Marc Marquez says he considered settling for second place for a fleeting moment before deciding to follow his instincts as the reigning champion bounced back with a brilliant victory at the weekend’s MotoGP race at Misano.
Dutch rider Nancy van de Ven won her home Grand Prix at the weekend, taking over the lead in the Women’s Motocross World Championships from New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan.
Italy’s Antonio Cairoli finished second and sixth, fourth overall at the penultimate round of the Motocross World Championships in the Netherlands at the weekend, and that was easily enough for him to clinch his ninth world crown.
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