The biggest event in the UCI Gravel World Series so far has been held this past Saturday in Nannup, WA for a scenic but hard 125km course in the Australian outback.
The 1264 riders at the start hit the road at 7.00am for a 96% unpaved course with climbs varying from 1.2 to 4.5km with gradients up to 20%.
A large group split up quickly from the rest, but if was finally Tasman Nankervis taking the victory in an average speed of 29.2 km/h after getting away solo in the second half of the race to win by 8m47 to Mark Chong and 11m34 to Nicolas Roche who won his M35 category.
In the female race, Tiffany Cromwell won in a time of 4h58m25 and an average speed of 25,1 km/h, 14 minutes ahead of Cassia Boglio who won her F19 age group with Courtney Sherwell as third, 21 minutes behind Cromwell.
Nannup will also be the host of the 2026 UCI Gravel World Championships.