Fort William round up.

Yes, we know it’s a couple of weeks ago now but it’s taken us this long to recover our faculties after the awesomeness that was this year’s round of the Fort William World Cup…

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The Athertons having a family moment. Bless ‘em.

Fort William once again got the honour of hosting round one of the UCI World Cup and opening the 2013 downhill season for business. As ever it didn’t disappoint – every time we go we’re impressed by not only the course and organisation, but also the atmosphere. Here’s our gallery to give you a taste of what we got up to.

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Top Fives:

Elite Women -

1 Rachel Atherton, GT FACTORY RACING 5:08.846
2 Manon Carpenter, MADISON SARACEN DOWNHILL TEAM +10.139
3 Emmeline Ragot, LAPIERRE GRAVITY REPUBLIC +11.373
4 Myriam Nicole, COMMENCAL / RIDING ADDICTION +15.450
5 Morgane Charre, MS MONDRAKER TEAM +16.646
6 Floriane Pugin, GSTAAD-SCOTT +18.148

Junior Men -

1 Noel Niederberger, GSTAAD-SCOTT 4:49.931
2 Michael Jones, FMD RACING / INTENSE CYCLES +3.464
3 Dean Lucas, AUSTRALIA +3.659
4 Loris Vergier, LAPIERRE GRAVITY REPUBLIC +4.055
5 Phil Atwill, MADISON SARACEN DOWNHILL TEAM +4.952

Elite Men -

1 Gee Atherton, GT FACTORY RACING 4:36.712
2 Brook Macdonald, TREK WORLD RACING +1.142
3 Steve Smith, DEVINCI GLOBAL RACING +1.361
4 Sam Blenkinsop, LAPIERRE GRAVITY REPUBLIC +1.489
5 Michael Hannah, HUTCHINSON UR +1.968

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