Spitz concerned about cross country course safety

Vallnord cross country World Cup winner Sabine Spitz expressed concern about the safety of cross country courses, which she thinks are becoming increasingly more extreme each year. The German had travelled to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa for the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, but crashed during training, injured herself and had to pull out of the championships.

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Sue George is an editor at Cyclingnews.  She coordinates all of the site's mountain bike race coverage and assists with the road, 'cross and track coverage.