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Here is Jack’s full race run at this year’s Megavalanche in Alpe d’Huez. It was the first time he’s ridden it, so to finish fourth is pretty wild. Take a run down with Jack and see what his race run looked like!
4th place at my first Megavalanche! I even led the Glacier. What an experience and what a way to finish a very tough 5 weeks on the road. Here is the full race run, and make sure you have the sound on, as the running commentary is worth a laugh at. Don’t miss the part when the smart helicopter pilot drops down in front of me and creates a mini tornado for me to try and ride through when I was already totally f***ked.Jack Reading
Talking about Megavalanche on his Instagram, Jack said he’ll be going for the win next year.
After a very challenging 5 weeks today was unreal. I led from the exit of the first turn most of the way down the glacier which was mad! Having never ridden it before I got the line and braking zone wrong in the last important corner and came off the glacier behind the eventual winner @stefanpeter22 in 2nd. After following for a while on the downhill stuff which was a little frustrating, I went onto the flat/climb 5 minute + section in 2nd, and managed to hang on to 4th dropping into the lower half which is more DH. @kilianbron and @alexis.chenevier went past me like I wasn’t moving on the climb. I then had an epic 15/20 minute battle with @torben.drach all the way to the finish. I JUST managed to defend my position and finished 4th.Jack Reading
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