Muddy would be an understatement to describe the World Champs track in Leogang. Riders could only hold on for dear life and hope to get down the hill in one piece. Not only was it Noga Korem's first World Champs, but it was the first time Israel had a female racer in the event and she made sure to make her country proud. Noga put it all on the line and cracked the top 10, landing herself in 8th place! It was also the first World Champs for Junior, Ethan Craik, who battled his way through the brutal conditions into 11th on the day. This was Wyn Masters' 11th World Champs of his career and the toughest one yet. Wyn would hold on for 39th and happy to finish the day with no major issues. It was definitely a World Championships for the books!
Filmed/Edited: Jules Bellot
Sunday 12th October is a day that we will remember. A rainy , foggy, windy, muddy, cold week in Leogang for the World Championships. Despite this elements Camille Balanche take the win and Monika Hrastnik 3 position. Benoit Coulanges & Baptiste Pierron 12 and 14th .
Oisin O’Callaghan became not only the team’s first World Champion, but Ireland’s too, when he dominated the Junior Downhill finals yesterday. Team mate David Trummer took home Silver in Elite Men’s, the best result ever by an Austrian man in downhill mountain bike racing, in what was an extremely tough afternoon for the world’s best
The Canyon CLLCTV Factory Downhill team reflect on what was one of the wildest and wettest race days and world champs that we've seen in quite some time!
This year's World Championships were up to the 2020 standard: a carnage! There were insanely deep ruts, heavy and sticky mud, slippery roots and some big crashes. Our riders pushed their limits and are glad it's now over.
Take a look behind the scenes of the Downhill UCI World Champs Leogang 2020. GAMUX FACTORY RACING takes you along the journey and on one of the most difficult tracks we ever raced on. The conditions where very difficult and unfortunately luck was not on our side. After a promising top part, the brutal wood section claimed another victim. Unfortunately, @andreas_kolb66 fell into the peanut butter face first. Still, we are proud of Andy for an almost perfectly executed weekend!
We know the pace is there! On to Worldcup Maribor next week.