So often when we race, we end up in the same places. Fort William, Leogang, Val Di Sole, Andorra, Mont Sainte Anne, Lenzerheide and La Bresse are all venues we have been to before. While this doesn’t make them less enjoyable, it is always nice to have a new face on the block. After all, … Continue reading World Cup #1, Losinj Croatia
The end of the season always comes around faster than you expect it. I was talking about it with Harry the other day, when I come to Europe the first month always flys by. Plentiful races and a crazy travel schedule always seem to pass time at a crazy speed. The second month is a … Continue reading Val Di Sole World Cup 2017
If there is one name that is synonymous with downhill racing then Mont Saint Anne in Quebec, Canada would be the one. Having been a part of the World Cup schedule every year since 1991 it is a venue steeped in the history of the sport and with one of the best tracks on the … Continue reading 2017 World Cup #6, Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada
Hello and welcome to Blog number 3 for this year, normal programming has resumed and from now on the blogs will be about one race rather than 4! After the chaos of the start of the season it was a nice break to spend some time Italy without having to pack and unpack the van … Continue reading The Wild Wild… East? IXS European Cup Rd 4, Spicak, Czech Republic.
For this racing update, we have traveled over the pond to Quebec in Canada and Mt Sainte Anne for the 6th round of the World Cup series. Having never been to MSA before I was seriously excited, after spending the last 4 years racing I have been to most places multiple times so it is … Continue reading Monte Sainte Anne World Cup
Rapid fire on the blogs this week! This time I am writing to you from Lenzerheide in Switzerland where we have just finished up round 5 of the World Cup series! After Spicak last weekend, we spent a few days heading down through Austria to Switzerland via a stop at the KTM factory for a … Continue reading Lenzerheide World Cup 2016
With no rest for the wicked after Les Gets we were straight off to Austria for an IXS Cup in Brandnertal, it's always nice to go to a brand new track and I couldn't wait to see what was in store! After all the rain of the last 3 weeks I was looking forward to … Continue reading IXS Cup Brandnertal 2016
Norway....Who would have thought that I would be able to say that I have ridden my bike in the land of the Vikings, yet as I stood at the top of the Rollercoaster trail in the Hafjell bike park it seems as though this was going to be the case and over the following 4 … Continue reading World Cup finals – Hafjell, Norway