Two-time Xterra world champion Lesley Paterson showed that her mountain bike skills are on par with some of the best mountain bikers in the world on Saturday. She took the victory at round one of the Cannondale Triple Crown presented by Muscle Milk, which was stop number two on USA Cycling’s Pro XCT. The event took place at Bonelli Park in San Dimas, Calif.
Paterson, who came into the race as somewhat of an unknown to her fellow competitors, left cross country world cup Olympians Emily Batty, Lea Davison and Annie Last scratching their heads.
She started from the back and completed the race in 1:25:32 to take the win.