The third round of the British Downhill Series is now under way. The track primed and ready, dry in places and sketchy in others, the British elite are out in force to put their skills to the test before the next World Cup in June. Here's what went down in practice earlier today.
It doesn't matter if she's tearing her way down a World Cup downhill track, 4X track, or sailing over the local dirt jumps - Katy Curd's skills on the bike and her passion for mountain biking make her a formidable athlete, and one of the sport's true ambassadors.
Racers will be looking for those precious UCI points this weekend for the chance to compete for Olympic gold in August. The UCI today announced the 38 countries that have secured entries and the quota of athletes allocated to them.