Perfect conditions during today's training session and a track that is more than ready to welcome the World Cup pros and the downhill amateurs facing each other in once race - Nordkette Downhill.PRO 2015. Have a look at the first images of the day and Marcelo Gutierrez' point of view!
The Nordkette Singletrail runs below the cable car.
Attaching his bib number - Austria's Benedikt Purner, the only amateur ever who's beaten all the pros back in 2013.
What's in for him tomorrow - Marcelo Gutierrez of Columbia?
Mick Hannah (AUS) is back in Innsbruck and super relaxed.
Sister Tracy is well prepared for Saturday's race!
Today was training day on the gnarly Nordkette Singletrail.
The track is in perfect shape - all 4.2 kilometres from start to finish.
Last year's winner Marcelo Gutierrez is back and wants to break the record of 9:21min in Saturday's race.
South Africa's Andrew Neethling from the Polygon UR team has the perfect view over the city of Innsbruck racing down the Nordkette.
Local hero Gerhard Senfter is ready to challenge the pros.
Pros and amateurs together in one race - that's the Nordkette Downhill.PRO and so David Trummer is sandwiched between Neethling and Hannah.
This view is simply impressive.
29 runs accumulating 30,305m of height in 12 hours - Innsbruck's Willi Hofer is a man of endurance.