Results: Katherine Sharp & Roger Vieira Win Round 2 of the British National DH Series at Innerleithen

Aug 9, 2021
by Ed Spratt  
The results are in from the British DH National Series round two at Innerleithen with top UK talent getting between the tape.

In the Elite Women's race, newly crowned national champ Katherine Sharp took the top step of the podium ahead of Stacey Fisher by almost 10 seconds. Tea Jensen rounded out the top three Elite Women with a time of 3:52.080. Roger Vieira took home the top honors in the Elite Men's race after besting Ben Cathro and Reece Wilson in some pretty tricky conditions.

Check out the full results below.


Elite Men:

1st. Roger Vieira: 3:00.869
2nd. Ben Cathro: 3:02.013
3rd. Reece Wilson: 3:06.280
4th. Riley Scott: 3:07.829
5th. Joseph Mallen: 3:10.747

Elite Women:

1st. Katherine Sharp: 3:34.947
2nd. Stacey Fisher: 3:43.447
3rd. Tea Jensen: 3:52.080
4th. Monika Mixova: 4:05.647
5th. Aston Tutt: 4:30.877

Full Results:

Elite Men

Elite Women

You can check out all the categories here.


  • 15 0
 proud to see Roger in the top, our brazilian gun!!! congrats bro!
  • 1 0
 Vai Basil
  • 11 0
 It's so awesome to have someone of Cathro's level giving insight to all things DH racing. When a "how to" video is posted, you know your getting great advice whether you're a beginner or expert rider.
  • 8 1
 A storming run from Lew Buchanan on (I assume) his enduro bike again. Only a fraction of a second behind Cathro, would have finished 3rd in elites.
  • 3 1
 Judging by the track looks like a dh bike wasn't required
  • 1 0
 @jimmythehat: aye true I've ridden most of that track plenty of times on my enduro bike. TBH Lewis could probably beat most people on a BMX at Inners
  • 2 0
 @johnnyboy11000: but the main question is why is he entered in expert and not elite !
  • 1 0

probably because he raced mainly EWS over the last few years, not ranked highly enough in DH to qualify as elite
  • 5 0
 "It's not a race". Well done Cathro
  • 6 1
 Great result for Cathro, glad to hear he made it round that last corner.
  • 3 1
 Cathro got second, that's awesome! Hope he gets a chance to race in a World Cup round this season.
  • 8 4
 Weird having a Canadian in third, why was he allowed to race?
  • 2 0
 Did Ben get any UCI points for this race? Will he be in the world cup start hut anytime soon?
  • 2 0
 From the british cycling page it would seem he would get 125 points for this race.... and world cup is 40 points to enter?

Could be wrong though
  • 2 0
 @speedyjonzalas: That's BC points, not UCI points. I think none of the UK DH races are UCI affiliated. Hence a lot of the the top brits tend to race in Europe instead
  • 3 0
 @richlong28: ah thats annoying, didn't realise that was the case. Seems strange considering it's a UK national as there can't be many races bigger than that.
  • 1 0
 Ryan Dunn?!!!
  • 1 1
 What happened to Lewis buchanan?
  • 5 0
 1st in expert 3rd overall - no idea why he wasn’t in elite category.
  • 1 0
 Just look on the link at the bottom he’s on a different page
  • 1 1
 @ShaunR123: I presume he doesn't have the points to race in Elite as he doesnt race as much as he used to
  • 1 0
 @ShaunR123: its bizarre but I guess fits the rules.The cross over between the Expert and Elite is very muddy at the moment.

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