Mathieu van der Poel is finally emerging from another layoff due to knee injury. Cyclocross needs him, as does his key rival Wout Van Aert.
Wout Van Aert and Sanne Cant prove best on a heavy, muddy course at a classic Belgian venue.
Wout Van Aert shells a strong lead group to win the Superprestige round at Asper-Gavere
After some early miscues Wout Van Aert launches a late attack and makes it stick to win the Asper-Gavere round of the Superprestige series
Sanne Cant shows her strength on a heavy, slippery Superprestige circuit at Asper-Gavere
Dan Seaton wades through the mud to document a day of racing in Gavare
Sven Nys headlines a day in Gavere with a surprise attack for victory in the men's elite race
Results from the Superprestige round at Gavere
The muddy race boils down to a two-man contest, and the world champion bests the German with a powerful pass going into the final sprint
Dan Seaton braves the muck of Gavere to shoot the men's Superprestige