Inside a DH World Cup Mechanic’s Life I Lenzerheide – Polygon UR
Always the team to do things differently, the Polygon UR team allow us a look behind the scenes into the life of their team mechanics and how things work in the pits. Check out how the team got on in Lenzerheide..
For the 4th round of the Downhill World Cup in Switzerland, it was a new track that the riders discovered with fast sections, steep parts and it was super dry. All the riders had a blast riding under the sun. Andrew had a safe qualification run with a 37th place just to make sure he would be in for the final. Unfortunately on race day, Andrew crashed hard during his race run and broke 2 bones in his hand. He headed straight to get surgery by a hand specialist in Switzerland which should make it the fastest recovery possible. As this is not a major injury no doubt that he will come back even more motivated than ever.
Remy qualified 12th with a normal run and pushed more for the final to get his very first top 10 and get a nice 9th position. He is also the first of the first year juniors. That’s a very good performance showing that Remy is getting faster and has more confidence.
Tracey qualified 4th and went for it during her race run to get a solid 3rd place to get back on the podium.
She is now standing 3rd in the overall. Tracey is back !
The weekend was clearly a lot better than the last world cup showing good improvement from Tracey and Remy and as we all know how racing is, Andrew paid the price but overall the team is gaining more confidence. Mick’s injury is also doing better and better and he should hopefully ride again at some fun events in Crankworx Europe with all the team.
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Wed 8th Jul, 2015 @ 4:30 pm