[UPDATED] Video Round Up: Practice at the Lenzerheide DH World Cup 2023

Jun 8, 2023 at 10:02
by Ed Spratt  
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


bigquotesIt's practice day in Lenzerheide, which can only mean one thing: it's time for some puzzling. Fox

Day 2 Raw - FullAttack

Dean Lucas

bigquotesToday 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

bigquotesIt 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

bigquotesEd bull media houssssssse pan and zoom extraordinaire bringing the heat from day 2. Ed Masters

Bernard Kerr

bigquotesWe are back between the tape sports fans and so are Pivot Next Gen slaying qualifying in the Junior class! Bernard Kerr

Jenna Hastings

bigquotesWe'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

bigquotesAfter 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

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 Having downloaded the GCN app, I thought there would be more content from them pre race. Ed Bull TV crushing Discovery Sport
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 guy almost tears of leg: Ed Bull TV: nice nack nack mid-run.
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 Omg that "pasta" ... guys i can cook for you a real one
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 So good that they haven't blocked other content, lets hope it stays that way.
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 Yeah - I think that was my biggest worry - so far it all feels relatively 'normal'
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 Missing the FullAttack's video which is pretty cool: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lxx6ez8TDE0
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 We going to get a Cathro preview and between the tape?
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 I want to know this too. Does everyone else know something we don't, because I would have expected a full-scale riot if there's no Cathrovision?
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 Everyone rides DH bikes in an awkward looking static squat these days.
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 Vital RAW footage suggests Gwin may be out already. TBC.
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 Aye, that was a pretty hard bin. Immediately clutched his wrist. Frown
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I guess we’ll hear soon enough what the outcome is, but It’s looking unlikely to be positive.

Which is a bummer, especially after last year things were starting to click a bit more for him, so was excited to see him carry some momentum to the season.
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 @neillyb: it looked like he was going up after the crash to ride the section again. hope he's fine
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 @Lagr1980: Lets hope so. I was excited to see how he did this year. It's been an interesting journey developing the new bike.
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 @ascotsmanrides: boing. the man is out.
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 Course looks awesome! Great mix of bike park features and natural. Going to make for a great race!
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 im in love with cami balanche
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 no mas, max.
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 welcome to the club pal
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 You have no chance. She prefers ladies. Can't say I blame her.
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 @JiminOz: I know. but still I have a Crush on her
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 @maxnomas: I feel like that about Pom Pom.
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 14:50 on Ed bull media is that the "sooooooo pitted bruh" guy ????
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 Pffff 50 fps for the course preview, looks like balls, cmon people

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