What Do Professional Downhill Racers Do Before The Race?

3/29/2022 : sicklines

Red Bull dives into the world of what goes on behind the scenes before a successful race run. Follow along in this great feature that highlights what it takes to get a shot at the top step.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz UCI Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup kicked off with a bang in Lourdes, France. Eliot Jackson was on the ground to walk you through the 48 hours leading up to the only run that counts for DH riders, finals.

Full replay from Lourdes now available on Red Bull TV: https://win.gs/UCILourdes22

A new season brings excitement and nerves for every MTB athlete. This Lourdes downhill track was last raced in 2017, so the hours leading up to dropping in were spent wisely, as riders reacquainted themselves with this fast and technical DH track.

Cover Photo: Bartek Wolinski Red Bull Content Pool


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