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2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Men’s Downhill: Crashes

On the rough and tumble championship course, check out the riders who didn’t fair so well. Luckily everyone was ok.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Downhill: Atherton interview

Gee Atherton (GBR) talks about pulling off a win on this tough course.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Men’s Downhill: Bryceland 2nd

After winning the World Cup, Josh Byrceland (GBR) comes in .407 seconds too slow to claim the championship, unfortunately he came down too hard on the last jump and probably broke his ankle to as well

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Men’s Downhill: Atherton wins

Gee Atherton (GBR) claims his second championship title (2008, 2014) holding off this years World Cup winner Josh Byrceland (GBR) by .407 seconds.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Men’s Downhill: Mulally 4th

Neko Mulally (USA) broke his chain within seconds of starting his downhill run, but inspite or because of it, he finished just 1.644 seconds off the podium.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Elite Downhill: Atherton 2nd

Great Britain was able to take the top 3 spots in the Elite Women’s Downhill Final, with Rachel Atherton coming in 2nd only .088 seconds behind Manon Carpenter.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Elite Downhill: Winner

Great Bitain get’s the top 3 places, with Manon Carpenter at the top, winning the downhill even in a total of 3:49.407.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championship: Downhill: Absalon interview

Julien Absalon (FRA) talks about winning the race and his plans for the future.

2014 Mountain Bike World Cup: Windham: Gwin 2nd in Downhill

Aaron Gwin (USA) comes up 1.581 seconds short in the second to the last downhill race of the season, claiming his second medal of the season (after winning in Pietermaritzburg), he’s now 3rd in the World Cup.

2014 Mountain Bike World Cup: Windham: Kintner 6th in Downhill

Jill Kintner (USA) misses out on the medals, in her home soil race, by 8.351 seconds, finishing 6th. With one race left, she’s 7th in the World Cup.

2014 Mountain Bike World Cup: Windham: Downhill Interviews

Emmeline Ragot (FRA) and Josh Bryceland (GBR) talk about winning the downhill in Windham, and their hopes to winning the World Cup with just one race left.

2014 Mountain Bike World Cup: Windham: Ragot wins Downhill

Emmeline Ragot (FRA) claims her second downhill win of the season, winning by 2.886 seconds over Rachel Atherton (GBR). This moves her into 2nd in the world Cup, 70 points behind Manon Carpenter (GBR) with just one race left.

2014 Mountain Bike World Cup: Windham: Bryceland wins Downhill

2008 Junior champ, Josh Bryceland (GBR) becomes the only one to get a second win this season, beating Aaron Gwin (USA) by 1.581 seconds. with one race left, he leads the World Cup by just 43 points.

2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup: Windham, NY: Downhill Men’s & Women’s Elite

The UCI World Cup is back in Windham, NY on August 7-10, 2014. The first mountain bike competitions were held in California (USA) in the early eighties. Since then the discipline has grown very fast, in all aspects. The first World Championships to be officially recognized by the UCI dates back to 1990. A World Cup was set up the following year.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Crashes

On a surprisingly difficult course, 7 of the 25 skiers failed to finish, with Otmar Striedinger (AUT), Romed Baumann (AUT) and Georg Streitberger (AUT) all getting tossed in the air and crashing down hard.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Mancuso 16th

With Lindsey Vonn out for the season, Julia Mancuso ends as the top American on the day in 16th, .77 seconds off the podium, and 15th in Downhill for the season.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Lara Gut wins

Lara Gut (SUI) started the season with a Downhill win in Beaver Creek, and wins the final race of the season as well, holding 3rd in the Overall by just 13 points.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Goergl 2nd

The 2011 World Champ Elisabeth Goergl (AUT) gets her 3rd podium of the season, and this time it’s not the top spot, .05 seconds behind Lara Gut (SUI), and ranked 7th.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Svindal wins Globe

Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) secured the Downhill Globe earlier this year, as today he finished 5th in the final, giving him a 41 point lead in the Overall with three races left.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Ligety 2nd

At the end of the season, pretty much skiing for fun, since he is out of the overall, Ted Ligety (USA), Mr. GS, scores his first Downhill podium tying Christof Innerhofer (ITA) for second.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Innerhofer 2nd

Christof Innerhofer (ITA) gets his first world cup podium of the season, after taking silver in the Downhill at Sochi, tying Ted Ligety (USA) as the season ends.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Hoefl-Riesch crash

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) crashes hard, is mostly likely knocked out of the rest of the Finals, giving Anna Fenninger the Overall Title. Does manage to take the 2014 Downhill Title still.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Mayer wins Downhill

The newly crowned Olympic Downhill champ, Matthias Mayer (AUT) gets his first world cup win at the end of the season, by .11 seconds.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Finals: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Women’s Downhill

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Finals: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Women’s Downhill (Mobile)

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Finals: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Finals: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Crans-Montana: Downhill Crashes

On the debut course, Cornelia Huetter (AUT), Ragnhild Mowinckel (NOR) and Priska Nufer (SUI) have a rough time of it crashing out.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Super Combined: Downhill & Slalom

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp turns and “waves”.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Super Combined: Downhill & Slalom (Mobile)

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp
turns and “waves”.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Downhill (Mobile)

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp turns and “waves”.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Downhill

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp turns and “waves”.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Kvitfjell: Downhill Tie

Georg Streitberger (AUT) was the first one down after the Olympics, took the top spot until Kjetil Jabsrud (NOR) in bid 15 tied him.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill Training

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

Drama in Russian mountains as Winter Games get first downhill tie

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – In a finish a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women’s downhill at Russia’s Winter Olympicsproduced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition. Despite clear skies and mild temperatures, complaints about slushy snow conditions in […]

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill

On February 1st and 2nd, 2014 St. Moritz will host the Men’s Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, which originally should have taken place in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

On February 1st and 2nd, 2014 St. Moritz will host the Men’s Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, which originally should have taken place in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel, Austria: Men’s Downhill

The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy: Women’s Downhill

Apart for the renowned après-ski, Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the most popular ski resorts in Italy, and can boast more than 100 ski runs over 140km, 30 chairlifts, 6 gondolas and 15 surface lifts. The longest run measures 11km.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy: Women’s Downhill (Mobile)

Apart for the renowned après-ski, Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the most popular ski resorts in Italy, and can boast more than 100 ski runs over 140km, 30 chairlifts, 6 gondolas and 15 surface lifts. The longest run measures 11km.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy: Women’s Downhill (Mobile)

Apart for the renowned après-ski, Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the most popular ski resorts in Italy, and can boast more than 100 ski runs over 140km, 30 chairlifts, 6 gondolas and 15 surface lifts. The longest run measures 11km.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy: Women’s Downhill

Apart for the renowned après-ski, Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the most popular ski resorts in Italy, and can boast more than 100 ski runs over 140km, 30 chairlifts, 6 gondolas and 15 surface lifts. The longest run measures 11km.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuhel, Austria: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

Aksel Lund Svindal 3rd in Wengen Downhill

Men’s Downhill, Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) starts to pull away in the overall competition with this podium finish, leading Marcel Hirscher (AUT) by 82 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Wengen, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill (mobile)

The international Lauberhorn ski races were held for the first time in 1930. The ski run is the longest race in the Ski World Cup and the slalom is one of the most demanding courses in the world.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Wengen, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill

The international Lauberhorn ski races were held for the first time in 1930. The ski run is the longest race in the Ski World Cup and the slalom is one of the most demanding courses in the world.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Allenmark/Zauchensee, Austria: Women’s Downhill (mobile)

The „Kälberloch“ World Cup track starts very steeply with a 150 m of 72 % gradient flowing into its snow-sure, challenging stretches which are ideal for alpine competitions.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Allenmark/Zauchensee, Austria: Women’s Downhill

The „Kälberloch“ World Cup track starts very steeply with a 150 m of 72 % gradient flowing into its snow-sure, challenging stretches which are ideal for alpine competitions.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Allenmark/Zauchensee, Austria: Women’s Downhill Training Run

The „Kälberloch“ World Cup track starts very steeply with a 150 m of 72 % gradient flowing into its snow-sure, challenging stretches which are ideal for alpine competitions.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Borimo, Italy: Men’s Downhill (mobile)

By unanimous opinion, alongside Kitzbuhel, this is absolutely the most spectacular and technically difficult course. Bormio’s Stelvio Slope was designed to give great champions the opportunity to show off their technical and athletic prowess.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Borimo, Italy: Men’s Downhill

By unanimous opinion, alongside Kitzbuhel, this is absolutely the most spectacular and technically difficult course. Bormio’s Stelvio Slope was designed to give great champions the opportunity to show off their technical and athletic prowess.

 
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