The first downhill World Cup of 2023 is officially underway as the Elite riders joined the Juniors between the tape for a day of practice and qualifying for the younger riders. Check out all the action below.
Sam Blenkinsop's POV
It's practice day in Lenzerheide, which can only mean one thing: it's time for some puzzling.— Fox
Day 2 Raw - FullAttack
Today was tough! Between a track that’s been beat up by the warp speed juniors throwing themselves downhill with no regard for their own safety and some in and out rain/hail it was hard to find a rhythm out there at first! Feeling good though, my crash wasn’t too bad luckily considering some other riders went down hard so on to qualifying tomorrow!— Dean Lucas
Race Bikes from Lenzerheide
It is a new era for top-flight mountain bike racing and for many fans of the sport, there isn’t much that can whet the appetite like shiny new race bikes.
Before racing gets underway, we headed to the pits to find some of the very fastest…— UCI Mountain Bike World Series
Day 2 Raw - Edbull Media House
Ed bull media houssssssse pan and zoom extraordinaire bringing the heat from day 2.— Ed Masters
We are back between the tape sports fans and so are Pivot Next Gen slaying qualifying in the Junior class!— Bernard Kerr
We're on track here in Switzerland! bit of a rough day I won't lie but tomorrow is another day! my brother was two seconds from qualifying at his first-ever World Cup and we're stoked!— Jenna Hastings
Preston Williams POV
Camille Balanche Interview
After an incredible 2022 season of ups and downs which saw her take UCI Downhill World Cup overall title despite a broken collarbone, Camille comes into 2023 confident and ready to get back to racing!
We caught up with the Dorval AM Commencal rider before the first round in her home race in Lenzerheide, Switzerland to learn how she's feeling before the season gets underway.— UCI Mountain Bike World Series