Compton focused on 'cross World Cup and world championship titles

While Katie Compton's domestic and international cyclo-cross palmares are better than any other American in history, both man or woman, this season she intends to cement her place in the sport's pantheon with two titles which have thus eluded her: the overall World Cup plus the world championship. Added to the mix is the special opportunity to earn the rainbow jersey on US soil as Louisville, Kentucky will host the world championships on February 2-3, the first time that they've been contested outside of Europe since their inception in 1950.

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Based in the southeastern United States, Peter produces race coverage for all disciplines, edits news and writes features. The New Jersey native has 30 years of road racing and cyclo-cross experience, starting in the early 1980s as a Junior in the days of toe clips and leather hairnets. Over the years he's had the good fortune to race throughout the United States and has competed in national championships for both road and 'cross in the Junior and Masters categories. The passion for cycling started young, as before he switched to the road Peter's mission in life was catching big air on his BMX bike.