Book your space on the sofa and get comfy for one of the biggest mountain bike races of 2018.
Where are we?
What are the tracks like?
What happened last year?
In the downhill race we saw Tahnée Seagrave take her second-ever UCI World Cup win. She’d won her first one at the previous round in Leogang but somehow winning at Mont-Sainte-Anne was a much louder statement of intent, she’d really arrived. Watch her winning run below:
When you talk about the most impressive wins of Aaron Gwin‘s career, you find yourself spoilt for choice. However, his win in the Quebecan rain was among his very finest. ‘Rain’ is perhaps a misrepresentation of the sheer deluge which engulfed the start hut when he set off.
The hot seat was filled with riders who’d come down earlier in the day in drier conditions, but when Gwin is on the kind of irresistible race run of which only he seems capable, then there’s no stopping him. It was 2s in the green at the third split and 1.058s by the bottom. Watch his winning run below: