3 minute blogs – Rachel Atherton

3 minute blogs…. The GT Factory Racing Downhill team have travelled to South Africa where they are warming up (in more ways than one) for the start of the 2014 season with World Cup Round 1 at Pietermartizburg. Focus now is all on the races to come but armed with a mobile and a stopwatch we caught up with each… Read more

Training Camp 2 Malaga – Training to Mountainbiking…

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The transition for me from predominantly ”training” based days, to days spent mostly on the DownHill bike, is always a tricky period. The deep winter training time has become something that I love, being able to see and measure your improvements, your weaknesses and your strong points so exactly is great, and this winter we have been working very closely… Read more

Training Camp 1 Fuerteventura

Well, Hello! I cant believe that it is February already and I havent written a blog or anything about winning the World Cup Series in 2012… it meant so much to me and the support from you guys was incredible and made it that much more special. I will write one soon I promise. I learnt a lot of things… Read more

Val di Sole – Valley of the Soul

Val di Sole is known as the Valley of the Sun, and it lives unto its name more often than not. For me though, I read the name as more like “Valley of the Soul” because the place well and truly has a piece of my soul, it seems to fill a little gap within my mind and for some… Read more

IXS Cup in Monte Tamaro

Driving from 10 days in Finale Ligure with my friend Gareth Brewin and Dirt Norcos Ben Reid and his mate Jordan Scott set the tone for the weekend: FUUUUN! We arrived at the race site and immediately I realised that this would be no ”warm up” race for me, the mountains rose steep and covered in woodland, the peaks were… Read more