Marine Cabirou secures back-to-back World Cup wins as she pulled ahead of overall standings rival Nina Hoffmann by 0.344 seconds. Vali Höll kept things controlled to go over the line in third place and secure the 2023 overall series champion title.
Stay tuned for live updates and results below.
1st. Marine Cabirou: 3:41.042
2nd. Nina Hoffmann: 3:41.386
3rd. Vali Höll: 3:41.702
4th. Tahnee Seagrave: 3:43.898
5th. Gloria Scarsi: 3:47.655
Live Race Updates:
11:01 PDT: Phil Atwill is First Up for the Elite Men
With a new winner at each round this year we are in for some wild racing today as Phil Atwill kicks off the madness.
11:04 PDT: Phil Atwill Goes Over the Line with a 3:18.452
Phil Artwill drops nearly two seconds off his semi-finals run.
11:05 PDT: Greg Minnaar Goes Fastest
Greg Minnaar’s finals run would have placed fourth in semis.
11:08 PDT: Dylan Levesque Takes the Lead
Greg Minnaar is straight off the hot seat as Dylan Levesque bests his run by 0.894 seconds.
11:11 PDT: Adrien Dailly Slides Out in the Grass Turns
Adrien Dailly falls victim to the loose open turns at the top of the course.
11:14 PDT: Flat Tire for Richie Rude
Richie Rude puts in a great effort but a flat at the bottom of the course puts him 5.293 seconds back.
11:24 PDT: Top 5 After 10 Riders
After the first 10 riders the current top five riders are:
1st. Dylan Levesque: 3:14.136
2nd. Greg Minnaar: 3:15.030
3rd. Antoine Vidal: 3:15.628
4th. Austin Dooley: 3:16.207
5th. Dylan Maples: 3:16.382
11:32 PDT: Luca Shaw Goes Down in the Grass Turns
The open turns at the top have claimed another victim as Luca Shaw slides out.
11:34 PDT: Luca Shaw Pulls Back Nearly 3 Seconds to Take 4th
Luca Shaw could have brought something special to finals as he managed to pull back nearly four seconds after his crash at the top of the course.
11:37 PDT: Jakob Jewett Moves into the Lead
Jakob Jewett puts together a loose run to take the hot seat by a margin of 0.785 seconds.
11:40 PDT: Matt Walker Takes the Hot Seat by 1.3 Seconds
Matt Walker holds the lead through every split as he now leads finals by 1.333 seconds.
11:45 PDT: Rémi Thirion Falls 0.797 Seconds Back in 2nd
Rémi Thirion smashes his way into 2nd place with 14 riders left.
11:52 PDT: Jordan Williams is Back on Top
Jordan Williams has gone fastest by a huge 1.7 seconds as he is looking to be back on the rapid pace he had at the start of the season.
11:57 PDT: Laurie Greenland Crashes
Laurie Greenland gets pushed off the race line and collides with a tree at the side of the track. Laurie was able to reset and continue his run but he lost 28 seconds in the split.
12:00 PDT: Top 5 with 10 Riders Remaining
With 10 riders left at the top of the hill the current top five riders are:
1st. Jordan Williams: 3:10.288
2nd. Matt Walker: 3:12.018
3rd. Rémi Thirion: 3:12.815
4th. Jakob Jewett: 3:13.351
5th. Troy Brosnan: 3:13.960
12:04 PDT: Rear Flat for Jackson Goldstone
It’s a disaster for Jackson Goldstone as he picks up a rear flat. After heading into Snowshoe just 90 points behind series leader Loic Bruni he will now lose a lot of points this weekend.
12:08 PDT: Finn Iles Loses Time at the Bottom to go 3rd
Finn Iles can’t match the speed of teammate Jordan Williams as he goes over the line 2.316 off the pace.
12:12 PDT: Andreas Kolb Just Misses a Spot on the Hot Seat
Andreas Kolb was 1.5 seconds up at split three but Jordan Williams has done something special at the bottom of the course to push Kolb to 2nd by 0.051 seconds.
12:15 PDT: Ethan Craik Makes it 3 UK riders in the Top 4
Ethan Craik ends his run in 3rd place as UK riders are dominating in the greasy conditions.
12:18 PDT: Bernard Kerr Is Fastest with 5 Riders Left
Bernard Kerr takes the hot seat by 0.866 seconds as there are now four UK riders inside the top five. Bernard is the first rider to beat Loic Bruni’s semi-final run.
10:00 PDT: Veronika Widmann Starts the Elite Women’s Finals
Veronika Widmann is the first rider on course in finals as she will be hunting for the race line in the greasy leaf-covered rocks.
10:04 PDT: Veronika Widmann Sets a Time of 3:53.237
Veronika Widmann’s time is over five seconds faster than her semi-finals run.
10:08 PDT: Monika Hrastnik Leads by 0.343 Seconds
Monika Hrastnik is fast through the rocks in split four to pull back a 1.6 deficit and gain a lead of 0.3 seconds.
10:13 PDT: Gloria Scarsi Takes the Hot Seat by 5.2 Seconds
Gloria Scarsi brings her enduro talents to downhill as she now leads by a huge margin. Gloria’s time is only 2.1 back from Vali Höll’s winning semi-final run.
10:16 PDT: Sian A’Hern Goes 5.6 Back & into 4th
Sian A’Hern slots into fourth place with five riders left at the top.
10:20 PDT: Nina Hoffmann Secures the Lead by Over 6 Seconds
Nina Hoffmann makes a few mistakes but stays upright to go into the race lead by 6.269 seconds.
10:25 PDT: Mille Johnset Goes 3rd
Mille Johnset goes over the line in third place, 9.25 seconds back from Nina Hoffmann.
10:28 PDT: Tahnee Seagrave Falls Short of Nina Hoffmann
Tahnee Seagrave has a great run but it doesn’t match the speed of Nina Hoffmann as she will sit in 2nd place with two more riders at the top of the course.
10:32 PDT: Marine Cabirou Takes the Lead by Just 0.344 Seconds
Marine Cabirou is set to pick up some vital overall series standings points against Nina Hoffmann as she just pulls ahead to go into the hot seat.
10:36 PDT: Marine Cabirou Secures Back-to-Back World Cup Wins
With Vali Höll in third place it is Marine Cabirou who wins this weekend.
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