"It is not fun to see someone win so easily" - Cyrille Guimard growing bored of Fem van Empel's cyclocross dominance

The dominant force in women's cyclocross is clear for all to see at the moment. Seven races this season for Fem van Empel and seven victories have left the World Champion seemingly unstoppable.

"There was nothing to do, she is all alone, and besides she likes being alone. There is a clear class gap compared to her opponents," evaluates Cyrille Guimard in his analysis for Cyclism'Actu following van Empel's most recent, dominant performance in adding the European Championship title to her growingly impressive palmares. "In addition, she is calm, technically there is nothing to complain about."

In total, it's thirteen straight wins in cyclocross for the 21-year-old, dating back to the 22nd of January in Benidorm. The last time the Dutchwoman was actually beaten was at the Dutch National Championships, finishing 3rd behind Alpecin-Deceuninck duo, Puck Pieterse and Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado.

"It would perhaps be good if there were competitors who arrived in the years to come that put her in difficulty because it is not fun to see someone win so easily," says Guimard. "It may even distract her and demotivate her. Maybe this will lead her to train less well, and therefore perform less well... So we're crossing our fingers that that happens!"

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