Stephen Hyde won in the USA in snowy and icy conditions. He actually broke his rear derailleur on the final uphill, about 300m from the finish. However he freewheeled, scooted and ran to hold off a charging Jamey Driscoll who caught him just after the line. Kerry Werner took third.
In Belgium Sanne Cant won the womens race with the Dutch title Marianne Vos giving WM3 Procycling their first national championship of the year. Nikki Brammier, like Cant, defended her title in Bradford (UK) where she won here first elite cx championship in 2013. Katie Compton won in Hartford (USA) in equally cold and snowy conditions like Hyde in the men's race. Pavla Havlikova won in the Czech Republic and Caroline Mani won in france.
Micheal Boros aslo won inthe Czech Republic.