Worlds Junior Women's Time Trial 2017

Shooting the juniors can be tough, especially in a time trial. I usually like to wander around and pick a mix of different positions, with a bit of ‘warm up’ thrown in for variety. It’s easy with the elites as you know there are riders where it won’t matter if you miss them in a TT (no offence intended) but with the juniors anyone can win so you can’t afford to miss anyone!

Writing the captions and keywords for photos with the juniors it’s the first time their name has appeared in my database of photos. I can’t help but wonder which ones I will be adding thousands of photos to the archive over the next 10-15 years and which will fall by the wayside.

Coaching Madeline Fasnacht onto the podium.

Vilvi Puskala warms up.

Marit Raaijmakers on the rollers.

Young fans at the roadside enthusiastically cheer every rider.

Anzhela Solovyeva into the tunnel.

Abigail Youngwerth takes to the course.

Jade Wiel speeds underfoot.

Letizia Paternoster heads to the tunnel.

They really like their flag in Norway.

Anne de Ruitter can just about see where she’s going through her steamed up visor.

Elena Pirrone passes Jorgensen.

Anne-Sophie Harsch heads into the final 400 metres.

Elena Pirrone on her way to victory.

World Champion, Elena Pirrone!


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