UK Downhill National Round 1 Results

Apr 8, 2018
by Pinkbike Staff  
The first round of the 2018 HSBC UK National Downhill Series took place at Cwmcarn, in South Wales over the weekend.

Results:

Elite Men:
1 Matt Walker (UK) 2.29.589
2 Danny Hart 2.30.878
3 Mike Jones 2.31.777
4 Laurie Greenland 2.31.866
5 Adam Brayton 2.32.233
Elite Women:
1 Rachel Atherton 2.47.917
2 Tahnée Seagrave 2.50.772
3 Katy Curd 2.52.788
4 Lucy Drees 3.13.409
5 Abbie Sloan 3.13.839

For the full results click HERE.


17 Comments

  • + 28
 These young Brits are going to do some damage on the WC circuit this year, I can feel it in my bones!
  • + 5
 Agree! There is some really exciting youth coming to the WC's this year, going to shuffle the pack up I think!
  • + 13
 Good to see Rachel is on form again. Was worried she might be on her way into retirement after last years bad luck. Men's WC is going to be more competitive than ever.
  • + 1
 Yes to both. That result shows that her pace is back and I’m happy if she cleans up again, as she deserves it.
  • + 3
 And if Rachel is on form women's field will be as non competitive as ever! Weee!
  • + 2
 No offence but her retirement would bring some competition back in the woman’s field
  • + 2
 @RedBurn: I disagree. The other women need to improve their performance to match and beat her. She will have a target on her back this year. Some of the women like Seagrave and Nicole are showing promise.
  • + 3
 Good to see Mike Jones up there.
  • + 1
 What was with the women seeding times? Was this strategic or do you reckon they had issues on the track?
  • + 1
 One of the other elite ladies crashed and they got red flagged on track I believe!
  • + 2
 I'd like to see Gee get up there in the mix..
  • + 0
 Down voted..No love for Gee huh..?
  • + 1
 who's running the events now?
  • + 2
 Same guys who run the Welsh gravity enduro series
  • + 4
 Different venues different people. Welsh Gravity Enduro guys were responsible for running opening round at Cwmcarn and did a great job!
  • + 1
 @TomasK: Ah right I thought they were running the whole thing, what you said makes sense though.
  • + 1
 Ah, makes sense

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