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Is twerking the new cycling? UCI Facebook page gets hacked

Is twerking the new cycling? UCI Facebook page gets hacked

Page links to video of someone being energetic in Lycra …actually, no change there, then The UCI’s Facebook page (link is external) was hacked today – and it took several hours for world cycling’s governing body to be able to get back to business as usual on the social network ahead of one of its biggest weekends of the year.

Instead of learning the latest about the build-up to the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships at Zolder in the Netherlands, from lunchtime onwards visitors were greeted to delights such as a twerking freestyle video and footage of the Dribble Sisters running through their dance moves. Both those videos were linked from the website 9Gag.tv via Laughwithvoice.com and it’s safe to say neither is 100 per cent safe for work (although the twerking video does feature someone being rather energetic while dressed in Lycra, so does at least have in common with more usual UCI fare).

In a message (link is external) posted to the social network shortly after 7pm GMT this evening, the organisation said: “As you may have noticed our page was being hacked for the last few hours … But we’re now back on track for the UCI […]

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