Van de Steene dominates in Koppenbergcross

Kim van de Steene (Tarteletto - Isorex) wins Koppenbergcross

Kim Van de Steene (Tartoletto-Isorex) won the first round of the DVV Trofee at Koppenbergcross, beating the Steylaerts-777.be duo of Alice-Maria Arzuffi and Annemarie Worst into second and third place. Arzuffi was 21 seconds down, while Worst finished 27 seconds behind Van de Steene. The win was Van de Steene's second victory of the season after her triumph at the second round of the Superprestige Trophy in Boom last month. The 32-year-old Belgian was the strongest on the steep and bumpy slopes of the Koppenberg, pulling out and closing gaps every time up the legendary climb. After the Steylaerts-777.be duo had established themselves as the lead group early on in the race, Van de Steene chased across with a stinging attack, eventually picking them off with powerful, sustained riding on the final lap of the race. How it happened Van de Steene laid her cards on the table right at ...

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