[Cycling] UCI Cyclocross World Championships 2021 Live Stream: Times and Schedule – Texas Redzone Report

The end of the 2020-21 cyclo-cross season is upon us, and, though the season has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 UCI Cyclocross World Championships will be held in Oostende, Belgium on the 30th and 31st January 2021. Watch the 2021 UCI Cyclocross World Championships.

Cross worlds runs both Saturday and Sunday, with the under-23 men and elite women racing on Saturday morning (North American time), and the under-23 women and elite men racing on Sunday.

The best way to watch the action while staying clear of COVID-19 is to follow it online or on television, and what better place than right here on Local TV Channel?

UCI Cyclocross World Championships 2021 Schedule

Saturday, January 30

U23 Men

Start Time: 1:00pm Local Time / 7:00am ET / 4:00am PT

Elite Women

Start Time: 3:00pm Local Time / 9:00am ET

Sunday, January 31

U23 Women

Start Time: 1:00pm Local Time / 7:00am ET

Elite Men

Start Time: 3:00pm Local Time / 9:00am ET

Cyclocross World Championships 2021 Course

The beach setting on Belgians coastline will provide a unique challenge for the riders. Half of the course takes on the sand dunes and beach of Oostende, whilst the other half technical grass fields of the local hippodrome.

There are three major parts to the 2,900m course: A 135m long and 8m high bridge with a 21 per cent gradient on both sides, a beach segment and a horse racecourse with cinder and grass sections.

UCI Cyclocross World Championships Elite Men History

Despite never having raced on the course, the 26-year-old has won on his last three outings in the sand at Koksijde. The Dutchman showed his formidable bike handling skills despite finishing second in the Overijse World Cup round last weekend.

Van Aert said beating his Dutch rival in the final World Cup round last weekend gave him ‘mentally something extra’ going into the home World Championships.

The 26-year-old was on the road to recovery from injury at last year’s Cyclo-cross Worlds and finished fourth. This year, the Jumbo-Visma rider has found chinks in the armour of rival Van der Poel, beating him on three occasions.

UCI Cyclocross World Championships Elite Women History

Like last year, Dutch dominance of the medals is a possibility in the elite women’s event, but national pride will be put to one side in search of the rainbow jersey.

Reigning champion Alvarado showed the skills that won her bronze at under-23 mountain bike World Championships in October when she won the final World Cup round at Overijse last weekend.

UCI Cyclocross World Championships 2021 Live Stream

The UCI states, “The UCI will only geo-block the event if a National broadcaster or Streaming / OTT service is showing the event.” However, by “event” it appears the UCI means the entire World Championships, not each individual race. Don’t shoot the messenger. Offer feedback to the UCI and NBC Sports.

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