Leogang Downhill World Cup, Latest XCO Action + More! | GMBN Race News Show

Published on June 11th 2018

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We round up the latest mountain bike race news, with another absolute banger of a Downhill World Cup in Leogang providing plenty of drama, along with another dominant display from Sam Gaze at the XCO at Sea Otter. Subscribe to GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/subscribe Get exclusive GMBN gear in the GMBN store! http://gmbn.eu/racenewsshop Tahnee Seagrave looked set to take yet another World Cup podium until she overshot a jump, left the course and was disqualified, which opened the door for Rachel Atherton to take her 35th career World Cup Win over a storming Myriam Nicole. In the men's race it was another dream weekend for Amaury Pierron who took a back to back victory in Leogang to also seize the overall World Cup series lead. Aaron Gwin missed out on defending his title on the course with a few mistakes on the bottom half of the track, whilst Luca Shaw crashed and lost out on a potential podium place after setting the fastest times in the early splits. At the Missoula XC MTB race in America, it was a dominant ride by Evelyn Dong in the elite women's race to take the win by over two minutes, whilst American stalwart Howard Grotts soloed to victory over a strong mens field. Sea Otter Europe returned to the Spanish city of Girona over the weekend and also held the Copa Catalana Internacional XC race, where Sam Gaze took a convincing win over Daniel Macconnell. In the ABUS Ruhrbike Festival a showcase U23 XCO provided plenty of drama with CST Sand American Eagle rider David Nordemann taking the men’s race, and Aniek Van Alphen won the U23 Women. Simon Andreassen lost out in a tight battle to Fini Carstensen in the Danish MTB Liga, whilst Camilla Knudsen won the women's. If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 http://gmbn.eu/racenewscaps Watch more on GMBN... 📹 Are DH World Cup Tracks Too Easy? | http://gmbn.eu/dh2easy Which was your favourite race from the past week? Let us know in the comments below👇 Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: http://gmbn.eu/tHEGMBNShop