ROORDA ON THE PODIUM IN SWITZERLAND
Steph Roorda landed on the podium in the women's Omnium at the Track Cycling Challenge held on Dec. 2-3 at the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen, Switzerland. Roorda finished with 138 points, three points behind Ellie Dickinson (GBR) in second and 21 points behind winner Emily Nelson (GBR). Roorda kicked off the Omnium in sixth place after the Scratch race. She then won the tempo race, and followed up this performance with a third-place finish in the Elimination race. At the conclusion of the final event of the Omnium, the Points race, Roorda was a member of a four-way tie, each rider with 20 points. Roorda's strong third-place finish resulted in her taking third in the Omnium overall.
Roorda was a member of a five-rider Canadian contingent at the Track Cycling Challenge, including Aidan Caves, Adam Jamieson, Bayley Simpson and Derek Gee.