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by Matt de Neef
January 8, 2018
In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Alex Edmondson dashes to Australian road race title; Shannon Malseed sneaks past the favourites to become Australian champion; Cyrus Monk solos to Australian U23 road title; Georgia Williams claims New Zealand nationals double; Jason Christie, Hamish Bond claim New Zealand national titles; Durbridge suffers concussion and broken collarbone in Road Nats crash; Michael Matthews to target Spring Classics and Tour de France sprints in 2018; Greg LeMond critical of Chris Froome’s salbutamol excuse; Pierre Rolland to tackle the Tour de France and Vuelta a España in 2018; American Classic shuts up shop; Meet Shannon Malseed, 2018 Australian road race champion.
Shannon Malseed was something of an unexpected winner at yesterday’s Australian Road Nationals but those who know “Dash” know how hard she’s worked towards that race in recent years.
Here’s a terrific video with Malseed from before last year’s Road National Championships, showing the sort of drive and determination that helped her to an emphatic victory this past weekend.
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