Video: Qualifying Recap - Maribor DH World Cup 2020

Oct 15, 2020
by Ed Spratt  

bigquotesAfter bone-dry conditions during initial training runs, qualifying for Friday's race at the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup in Maribor was as wet & as wild as the sport of downhill mountain biking can be. Field reporter Lauren Smith caught the world's finest gravity cyclists as they concluded seeding runs and gathered first impressions. Red Bull


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 Reece Wilson, not the hero we deserve, but the hero we need.
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 Not all hero’s wear capes.
Although, it would be entertaining if they all did.
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 @Waldon83: Well, this one does Big Grin
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 @btwo: Well, I’ll be eating my own hat right now.
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 They need to throw in some late races next year, sorts the mens from the boys me thinks Smile
  • 10 0
 Reece Wilson must have smiled all the way through due to the dirt on his teeth
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 This looks like its going to be another belter - Reece, Remi, Matt, Loris, etc all looking really on form Same with the womens - Tracey, Myriam etc are looking on it. Can't for this! so happy to see some races this year.
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 Scotland baaaabaayyy
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 Seems like it might be advantageous (though no points) to qualify poorly / start earlier - to save your energy and get better track conditions?
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 In normal race format, riders have been known to do this, like the guy who won Champery back in the day when Sam Hill had that insane run an came second in the wet. But for these two double-header format races, qualifying runs count for the overall

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