Last Weekend the UCI World Cup Tour stopped at the beautiful mountains at Fort William in Scotland. The first section was at the top of the mountain with a small tail towards the second section where the riders had to be careful not to stay stick in the deep mud.
Section three was perfect, full throttle downhill with excellent features to jump off and race to the last section with many kickers where the ladies had to push it and fly high to reach the podium.
Rachel Atherton was up for her 15th win in a row but sadly crashed during a practice run in the morning of race day. She dislocated her shoulder and couldn’t start in the race. This was a great set back for everybody as we all want to see the best riders at the start.
Rachel Atherton on Instagram: I'll say what Geeman said "Fort William has given us some amazing races over the years- today wasn't one of them!"
Who would be the new winner after fourteen races. The top four ending in sixteen seconds from each other, Tracey Hannah really pushed it to grab her third World Cup victory. Five years after her last victory she finished ten seconds before number two Myriam Nicole.
Photo:Phunkt Rider:Tracey Hannah
Tracey Hannah: Sent it as far as I could through the arch, wasn't slowing down when the finish was in sight.
Congrats to you ladies!