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Not Quite Rivals -- Women's Enduro X's Maria Forsberg, Laia Sanz

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Laia Sanz

Photograph By Brett Wilhelm/ESPN

"I didn't prepare a lot for Brazil," says Sanz, shown here winning gold in Brazil. "But I think the secret is that I'm a trials rider and this helped me a lot, especially in endurocross since it's similar to trials. I need to improve in the start still -- I have no experience on the starts."