I rustled up some more photos from Sunday's 'cross race. This first one comes from John Onderdonk's wife, who was spectating. The rest from from photog-superior Barry Koblenz. Overall, I think these photos do a good job of depicting the suffering and excitement that is 'cross racing.
John pulls away to take third, using his superior running engine
It looks like they're asleep, but the fans were going nuts on the sidelines.
Here, I'm demonstrating the preferred technique:
eyes where I'm hoping to go.
I'll be honest. I just like photos that make my legs look ripped.
However, my technique is atrocious.
I was able to ride it pretty well on all but the last lap
I'm not sure what happened then.
I'm toward the back, working my way up
Things got better from here.