Leogang – World Cup DH #3

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Gwin is back ranking 1st after more than one year without top podium !

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2017 will be tigh is this sure. Loris pushed hard : enough to reach 2nd before his teammate Greg Minnaar but not sufficient to win a first World Cup Round !

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In women elite category nor Tahnee neither Manon reached to beat Tracey Hannah.

Put yourself in this guys shoes... Feels kinda okay being the best doesn't it?

Best wishes to Rémi Thirion after his qualiying massive crash (collar bone).

UCI World Cup Calendar

This year no more than 7 Rounds : very nice ! No big news : pretty much as in 2016.

|--------+---------------+------------------+--------------|
|  Round |  Date         |  Spot            |  Country     |
|--------+---------------+------------------+--------------|
|  #1    |  April 29-30  | Lourdes          |  FR          |
|  #2    |  June 3-4     | Fort William     |  SC          |
|  #3    |  June 10-11   | Leogang          |  AU          |
|  #4    |  July 1-2     | Vallnord         |  AND          |
|  #5    |  July 8-9     | Lenzerheide      |  CH          |
|  #6    |  August 5-6   | Mont-Sainte-Anne |  CAN          |
|  #7    |  August 26-27 | Val di Sole      |  IT          |
|--------+---------------+------------------+--------------|

Countdown : one month before season starts !

Vallnord UCI Round #7 – Race Shots

100 pictures from men elite race ! From first racers to ride up to saddly interruption due to Sam Blenkinsop #samblenkinsop heavy crash. Red flag for Isak Leivsson #73 hereafter.

Good news from Andorra thru Blenki’s Instagram !

Vallnord UCI Round #7 – Race

Congratulations to Aaron GWIN and Rachel ATHERTON for their 2016 UCI DH overall wins !

Aaaron Gwin - Final Run - Vallnord.
Aaaron Gwin – Final Run – Vallnord.

Vallnord men race has been exciting thanks to the rain up to hail for the last riders. Look at Aaron Gwin pants above : that’s not anymore the qualifying dusty track !

Vallnord theater of the UCI DH World Cup Final before the rain.
Vallnord theater of the UCI DH World Cup Final before the rain.

All the best for Sam BLENKINSOP after his big crash in the second part of the track.

Danny HART won his 3rd Round in a row running under a massive rain : how is that possible ? Congratulations for this epic battle for the overall win.

Danny HART - Final Run - Vallnord.
Danny HART – Final Run – Vallnord.

Some more pictures will follow here in the next days !