Rising cyclo-cross star Anderson aiming for Europe

Elle Anderson (California Giant-Specialized) currently sits at the top of the US Pro CX standings after a strong early season campaign, which includes victories at both days of the Trek CXC Cup and Gran Prix of Gloucester. Despite her early season dominance, the big question was how she would fare against top professionals like Katie Compton (Trek Cyclo-cross Collective) and Katerina Nash (Luna), neither of whom raced in September. Anderson quieted her critics in early October with second place finish on the first day of racing at the Providence Cyclo-cross Festival, a UCI C1 race. Her podium spot, between Nash and Compton, proved she was ready to be in the mix with the big kids.

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