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2013 Single Speed Cyclocross World Champion ship in Philly [PHOTOS]

 

The 2013 single speed cyclocross world cup championship (SSCXWC13) is held at the Belmont Plateau in West Philadelphia. As part of the course riders had to climb a steep gravel path. Alongside this climb spectators cheered and pushed, sometimes even pulled the contesters uphill. The first snow of the season left up to ten inches on the course. (Bas Slabbers /Photography)Belmont Plateau, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA USADecember 8, 2013;
The 2013 single speed cyclocross world cup championship (SSCXWC13) is held at the Belmont Plateau in West Philadelphia. As part of the course riders had to climb a steep gravel path.

Alongside this climb spectators cheered and pushed, sometimes even pulled the contesters uphill. The first snow of the season left up to ten inches on the course for the riders and spectators to battle.

See my photo essay for WHYY’s ViewFinders blog on NewsWorks.org to find out what led to this heroic races on Sunday: “Extreme cyclists cross and crash at North Philly junkyard [photos]

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CenterCity Building Collapse leaves 6 dead, 14 injured (PHOTOS)

Center City Philadelphia Collapse leaves 3 dead, 13 injured
Firefighters and rescue workers of the Philadelphia Fire Department walk over remains rumble after a building collapsed.

Six die and more then a dozen are injured as result of a building collapse in center city Philadelphia.

Clothing and other merchandize is seen hanging on racks in the window of the Salvation Army Thrift Store on the corner of 22nd & Market St in Philadelphia.

See all 26 photos from this reportage here: basslabbers.photoshelter.com/gallery/Building-Collapse-in…

Artists collective opens its Germantown home for weekend concert [VIDEO]

Germantown’s Baynton Street is not the first place that comes to mind as a venue for artists collectives hosting out-of-town performers for a night of music, craft beers and company. But on Friday night, that’s what drew more than two dozen people…

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