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

 

Annual Bilenky Junkyard Cyclocross & SSCXWC '13 Qualifier rounds - North Philadelphia, PA USA - December 7, 2013; Cycling enthusiast came out for the annual Bilenky Junkyard Cyclocross event in North Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The course is laid out among bodies of trucks, vans and sedans. (Bas Slabbers)
Annual Bilenky Junkyard Cyclocross & SSCXWC ’13 Qualifier rounds – North Philadelphia, PA USA – December 7, 2013; Cycling enthusiast came out for the annual Bilenky Junkyard Cyclocross event in North Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The course is laid out among bodies of trucks, vans and sedans. (Bastiaan Slabbers)

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 USA
December 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]


Inaugural ‘Legacy Bowl’ – Imhotep Panthers vs MLK Cougars [VIDEO]

Benjamin L. Johnston Memorial Stadium, NW Philadelphia, PA, USANovember 28, 2013; Thanksgiving Day inaugural Legacy Bowl football rivalry between MLK Cougars and Imhotep Panthers (32-30).

A shortened 6m20s version of this video is published with the story by Brian Hickey with photos by Brad Larrison on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org

(Video by Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

1000shots [AUDIO SLIDESHOW]


Title: 1000Shots
Format: HD Video
Length: 3m50s

The slideshow consists of all of the 1000 shots taken during the PIAA AA semifinals at the Benjamin Johnston Memorial Stadium on December 8, 2012.

The Wyomissing Spartans take the 2012 PIAA AA semifinals with a 35-13 victory over the Imhotep Panthers. ‘Wyo’ Spartans will face Aliquippa in state title game December 15, 2012 in Hersey, PA. The game is also a head to head meet of talented running backs Alex Anzalone (#24) and David Williams (#33).

NewsWorks.org has the full story and a slideshow with a selection of the best shots. You can see them here: http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/component/flexicontent/item/48090-the-imhotep-panthers-dreams-of-a-state-championship-end-in-defeat-gallery