[Racing] Lenzerheide Qualifying – Despite Crash, Gwin Wins

[Racing] Lenzerheide Qualifying – Despite Crash, Gwin Wins

08/07/2017
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08/07/2017

Despite having a massive crash in practice which required stitches to fix, Aaron Gwin persevered and took the top time in qualifying at Lenzerheide.

Complete results: lenz_dhi_me_results_qr

Also coming off of the injured list was Rachel Atherton. She didn’t participate in timed training yesterday, but came out guns blazing and had the fastest qualifying time in the women’s.

Complete results:  lenz_dhi_we_results_qr

In men’s juniors, Finn Iles couldn’t quite complete the gnarly  Red Bull athlete trifecta and bounce back from his big crash quite like Rach and Gwin…He still rallied for 3rd with Sylvain Cougoureux and Joe Breenden ahead of him. Perhaps he’s saving it for tomorrow…

Complete results:  lenz_dhi_mj_results_qr

Views like this make it hard to complain.

Miranda Miller and Finn Iles’ bikes getting a solid once over.

Full rebuilds on the hubs.

Team manager of Trek Factory Racing?

So many wheel builds this week.

Not an ideal view.

Tahnee Seagrave pushing through the rocks.

Pompon trying to change that 2 to a 1.

With such a dry, rowdy track, surely these folks will be staying busy.

Tracey Hannah looking poised in the rocks.

Finn Iles nursing it down the hill.

Bobbles…

Gee Atherton struggling to fight back from injury and find his old form.

Hell of a season for Troy. He could take the overall…

Loic Bruni is just out of touch and digging to find his pace from a couple of seasons ago.

Gwin thrives on pressure. The injured knee will only motivate him more.

Post qualifying nourishment?

See you tomorrow!