During six full-time European cyclocross racing seasons, spent primarily in Belgium where he and his wife Cori own a small home, Page has endured a litany of pitfalls and heartbreaks. Among the lengthy laundry list are multiple broken bones, a major falling out with his now former team manager, and charges of an anti-doping violation, which he was subsequently cleared of.
For the rest of the world, Monday’s cyclocross headlines focused on Zdenek Stybar’s Roubaix World Cup win and subsequent ascension to the top of the World Cup standings. But in Belgium, motherland and epicenter of elite level ’cross, Niels Albert grabbed front page attention.
USA Cycling has named the elite women, U23 men and Junior men who will represent the U.S. at the UCI cyclocross world Championships in Tabor, Czech Republic next month. The organization will announce the men's elite team on January 13.