Wout Van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel battle on the course, while retirees Sven Nys, Bart Wellens, and Niels Albert resume their rivalry.
Belgium Sanne Cant is a seven-time national cyclocross champion, but a world title is missing from her resume.
The tables have turned at the cyclocross worlds, with a wide-open women's race and a predictable men's race on the docket.
Gallery: UCI Cyclocross World Cup No. 7 Hoogerheide
De Boer takes victory, Cant wins the World Cup overall in Hoogerheide
With just two weeks until Worlds, Mathieu van der Poel and Sanne Cant dominated Sunday's sixth World Cup cyclocross round in France.
Sophie de Boer employs an impressive finishing kick to take a big Cyclocross Leuven victory
Wout Van Aert dominates the men's race as Sanne Cant chases back Ellen Van Looy in the final laps to win GP Sven Nys.
Sanne Cant now has three victories in the series and holds a 1:46 lead in the overall standings with two races left.
Van der Poel and Cant emerge victorious in the fifth round of the World Cup in Heusden-Zolder