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Pokerface - World Champ!

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  • BronzieBronzie Posts: 4,927
    Do we have to call him Sir Colin yet?

    Nice one chap. Those rainbow bands suit you I reckon.
  • BronzieBronzie Posts: 4,927
    Medal ceremony courtesy of No Ta Doctor on the thread in Prorace

    http://www.on-sport.dk/video/3220291/vm-i-paracykling#
  • unixnerdunixnerd Posts: 2,864
    Nice. Does he get to keep the blonde girl in the video as well as the medal?
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  • Fantastic
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  • Great stuff

    it's a hard life if you don't weaken.
  • rebsrebs Posts: 891
    Great news. Well done sir!

    Could the forum get him some order of Rainbow bands when he posts?:P
  • PokerfacePokerface Posts: 8,640
    :oops: :oops:

    Thanks!!

    It's been a great year and preparations of this have gone well. Weather conditions were a little scary with rain and harsh winds leading up to event but it stayed dry on the day making the very technical course easier to handle.

    Won by 12.5 seconds over the reigning champion. Couldn't be happier as this was my goal all year. Next up is the road race on Saturday!!

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  • Great stuff
    Ps what's the guy in orange's disability?
  • PokerfacePokerface Posts: 8,640
    Great stuff
    Ps what's the guy in orange's disability?

    He's got pretty severe cerebral palsey. Looks ok but he lacks coordination.
  • ratsbeyfusratsbeyfus Posts: 2,841
    Congratulations Colin - Olympic champ. then you can retire!


    I had one of them red bikes but I don't any more. Sad face.

    @ratsbey
  • lemoncurdlemoncurd Posts: 1,428
    Holy censored - awesome!

    And you've shaved your face for the photo.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 6,749
    Liking the one finger salute, Congratulations, great stuff.

    Do the bizz in the road race.
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  • PokerfacePokerface Posts: 8,640
    A few more pics...


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  • hammeritehammerite Posts: 3,408
    Excellent, well done!
  • Jeff JonesJeff Jones Posts: 1,865 Editor
    Well done Colin! Great stuff :D
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  • really splendid - well done, that's a great achievement!
  • epic colin! well done :D

    those bands look epic!
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  • Brill . That's such a win!
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  • SurfrSurfr Posts: 243
    Wow , congrats on an excellent result. Best of luck in the RR.
  • Congratulations. Very proud to share a forum with you (and cuz I'm 50% Irish).

    Will follow your progress in the RR. Try to recover well and get in the zone.
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  • fish156fish156 Posts: 496
    Pokerface wrote:
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    You seem to have lost your "Pokerface". Well done Colin.
  • PokerfacePokerface Posts: 8,640
    Could only manage 6th in the Road Race today. Just didn't have the kick to stay with the fastest lads. Still, a good World's for me. One Rainbow jersey will have to do!

    Last year I was 12th in the TT and 18th in the RR> so a good step up! Next up.... Track Worlds in February.
  • BeatmakerBeatmaker Posts: 1,092
    Congrats on both results, what a fantastic achievement. It must be amazing pulling on a rainbow jersey!
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,896
    Well done, fantastic result
  • petejukpetejuk Posts: 235
    Brilliant, fantastic result. Well done.
  • PokerfacePokerface Posts: 8,640
    Jeff Jones wrote:
    Well done Colin! Great stuff :D

    Thanks Jeff. I'm down to ride the Rudy Project TT next weekend - so might see you there. I'm first off and you're close to the end - so might see you before your start (unless you get there early)
  • well done. Thats an amazing achievement. If you can get any pics of the podium girls dont forget to stick them in Cake Stop.
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  • term1teterm1te Posts: 1,462
    Chapeau Monsieur!
  • carl_pcarl_p Posts: 982
    Brilliant stuff. Congrats to all the other contestants as well. Looking at those times I find it quite humbling. 8)
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