Canicross Worlds in Plédran: a competition that has dog! – Saint Brieuc



Canicross Worlds in Plédran: a competition that has dog! – Saint-Brieuc – The Telegram





































Marina Chelin
Posted by Marina Chélin on April 30, 2022 at 9:04 p.m. Modified on April 30, 2022 at 9:05 p.m.

Canicross goes fast, it goes very fast!

Canicross goes fast, it goes very fast! (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)

The first events of the canicross world championship in Plédran started this Saturday, April 30, in Plédran. A spectacular competition with sacred four-legged athletes. The races continue this Sunday. Photo report.



It is sometimes difficult to contain the ardor of your doggie who would like to start running right away!
It is sometimes difficult to contain the ardor of your doggie who would like to start running right away! (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
The Cani-VTT impressed the spectators, as the handler-dog pair can reach crazy speeds.
The Cani-VTT impressed the spectators, as the handler-dog pair can reach crazy speeds. (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
The secret of canicross: a perfect osmosis between the runner and his four-legged friend.
The secret of canicross: a perfect osmosis between the runner and his four-legged friend. (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
At the start, dog and master are already at full speed!
At the start, dog and master are already at full speed! (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
Shortly after the start, the riders had to cross a small gravel hill.  Which resulted in some full speed jumps.
Shortly after the start, the riders had to cross a small gravel hill. Which resulted in some full speed jumps. (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
In the recovery area, the master congratulates his dog.
In the recovery area, the master congratulates his dog. (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
There were many spectators cheering on the athletes.
There were many spectators cheering on the athletes. (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
The stride of the dog and that of his mistress are both as long as the other.
The stride of the dog and that of his mistress are both as long as the other. (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
Upon arrival, the dog's chip is checked to prevent fraud.  This makes it possible to verify that it is indeed the same animal as at the start of the race.
Upon arrival, the dog’s chip is checked to prevent fraud. This makes it possible to verify that it is indeed the same animal as at the start of the race. (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
Raffaele, an Italian runner, quenches his dog Rufio with a bottle after crossing the finish line.
Raffaele, an Italian runner, quenches his dog Rufio with a bottle after crossing the finish line. (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
When we tell you that the Cani-VTT makes you hot!
When we tell you that the Cani-VTT makes you hot! (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)
The complicity between Patricia, the Swiss, and her dog Toty, an animal crowned Swiss champion several times.
The complicity between Patricia, the Swiss, and her dog Toty, an animal crowned Swiss champion several times. (The Telegram/Marina Chelin)


















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