Sam Gaze. (Credit: Fotoengineers)
Waikato under-23 mountain biker Sam Gaze has finished a highly encouraging fifth in the opening round of the UCI World Cup in the Czech Republic today.
Gaze, 19, had been in some doubt to start the cross country race at Nove Mesto Na Morave after some recent ill-health, but he found his racing legs today in a typically aggressive ride.
He was second after two laps and third mid-race before slowing on the final lap to be pipped for fourth in a sprint finish in 1:23.25.
While it proved an outstanding start to the season for Gaze, his fellow Commonwealth …read more
Via: Spoke Magazine