The results are in from the first of two events at the Snow Bike World Championships in Châtel. After competing in the Super G event, it is two rainbow jerseys for France as Pierre Thevenard and Morgane Such took the gold medals.
Up first on the ski slope was the elite women’s race, where Veronika Widmann and Morgane Such traded positions until the final split to the line. In this sector, Morgane found a second against the Italian World Cup racer and took the victory. Lisa Baumann put in a strong effort for third place, even holding the fastest split time in the final sector by 0.83 seconds.
With a large field of 42 riders for the elite men’s racing, there was a decent field of riders battling for the newly formed Snow Bike World Champion title. Henry Kerr was flying through the first two splits as he led Pierre Thevenard by 0.18 seconds into