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Paul Van Der Ploeg keeps winning: U23 Oceanic Champion and double National Series winner!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Nobody can stop the young Australian rider Paul Van der Ploeg: The rider of Team FELT ÖTZTAL X-BIONIC keeps winning and dominates his rivals at will. 
From March 17th to March 20th the Australian Mountainbike National Series final took place in conjunction with the 2011 UCI Oceania Mountain Bike Championships in Shepparton, Australia, and Paul Van der Ploeg turned the event into a festival of his own strength and talent.
Van der Ploeg crossed the finish line first in the U23 Oceania Championship race and nobody was even close to him. A big win for Van Der Ploeg, who claimed his second Oceania Championship title in a row and easily secured the win in the Australian National Series (U23) with his irresistible performance.
But that wasn’t enough: With his 2nd place in the Elite Sprint race, he claimed the overall title in the Short Track category as well.
Three titles in three days – Van Der Ploeg is definitely ready for Europe and much more than an insider tip!