The first day of the Spring Classics season for the women’s peloton. Months of preparation leading up to this point, and the same goes for us photographers. Preparing for the new season takes a lot of time. All that preparation seemed in vein five minutes before the start. My moto had broken down. It wouldn’t start at all. After some frantic calls trying to find an alternative solution, Coreen (she does the videos for Wiggle High5) came to the rescue and we drove to spots on the course. Thanks Coreen I definitely owe you a drink or five!
Congratulations Christina Siggaard! A huge win and a great start to the season for Virtu. Next up is Omloop van het Hageland tomorrow. The season has truly started!
CANYON//SRAM Racing wait for sign in at Omloop het Nieuwsblad.
Fans look out for their favourite riders.
Jip van den Bos arrives for sign in.
Jeanne Korevaar signs an autograph.
Chantal Blaak enjoying debuting her rainbow jersey.
A young fan gets a better view.
Jolien D’hoore stops for an autograph.
A sea of colour on the start line.
Sheyla Gutierrez Ruiz across the cobbles.
Christine Majerus across Haaghoek.
Elisa Longo Borghini in the lead group as they head towards Geraardsbergen.
Feed zone for the fans.
Fans at the roadside.
Christina Siggaard wins Omloop het Nieuwsblad.
Christina Siggaard celebrates with friend, Julie Leth.
Race winner, Christina Siggaard, whilst Alexis seems to be getting vertigo on the second step! 😉