Compton looking for a podium place in Plzen

Katie Compton (Rabobank-Giant) in action.

Katie Compton (Rabobank-Giant) in action. (Image credit: Dejan Smaic / SportifImages)

American Katie Compton is on her way to the Czech Republic for the first UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup of the season in Plzen, but instead of coming into the race on top form, she told Cyclingnews she still has "room to improve" and will be happy with a podium finish.

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Laura Weislo
Managing Editor

Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.