Huge crowds of spectators, a long and rough race track, an incredible atmosphere and athletes pumped to the max: This is what the world cup in Fort William has to offer. The racers seemed to push the limits even harder with the crowds cheering for each one of them. In fact, they were all riding at the edge of loosing control, and this is why almost none of them made it down the mountain without any major mistakes and spectacular saves.
One man who was in the middle of them all was Fabien Pedemanaud, who is on his way back to speed after a rather slow start of the season. A full attack in the rough part of the track as well as an impressive effort on the flat pedaling section at the end brought Fabien to the 18th place.
The women kept it a bit more in control, still going hard, and Floriane Pugin managed to get herself onto 3rd position. Emilie Siegenthaler rode consistent and finished the race on 10th place.
SCOTT11 is now driving the truck back through the scottish highlands, catching the ferry to Amsterdam, and then driving straight to the next world cup in Leogang, Austria, where Nick Beer will let the doctors have another look at his wrist and hopefully be able to compete again on the weekend.
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