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Everyone hoped it wouldn’t happen, but here it is: Video Proof of the 2016 SSCXWC. When the circus comes to town, you bring your best whether you’re paid talent, slave labor, or a spectator. Tired of seeing drunken flemish men falling over barriers turn into the most exciting part of the day? Do you love the smell of Port-O-Pottys? Sick of seeing World Champion Domination?

This is for you...except the last part. That still happened and 149 other racers from around the world got to line up against the best: Sven Nys.

Competing for the actual “worst retirement ever”, Sven gave us one last grand look at a legend in action so it only seemed fitting to pay respects to our first love of cyclocross and the gateway drug that got us hooked:


...This was a terrible idea...
— Mettle