As the sun set on the show’s final day at the magnificent Miami Beach setting, Irishman Shane Sweetnam couldn’t watch as Eckermann crossed the finish line snatching the win and the LGCT Super Grand Prix ticket from him and Alejandro while young talent Gilles Thomas secured his first-ever LGCT podium with Luna van het Dennehof to take third place.
The overall LGCT Ranking battle is already an intense affair, with Ludger Beerbaum leading the charge for the 2022 season on 59 points. Michael Duffy, sits just behind him on 57 points while Christian Ahlmann rounds off the top three with 53 points. Katrin Eckermann sits fifth on the ranking just behind Bart Bles and is the second rider after Doha Grand Prix winner Ludger Beerbaum to qualify for the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix which will take place at the GC Prague Playoffs this November.
Watch the short 7mins highlights of the best moments from Miami below: