2012 UCI Downhill World Champs, Leogang, Austria

It comes once a year, no not Christmas, the Downhill World Champs! This year saw Leogang in Austria host the prestigious event. No virgin to the downhill scene, Leogang is one of Austria’s most spectacular towns. Nestled deep in the mountains where the winter offers superb skiing and summer offers a chair lift assisted bike park and downhill track. What more could one want?

Having spent week leading up to the Worlds shooting product for Factory Jackson at Eurobike in a hot a steamy exhibition complex I was relieved to hit the fresh mountain air. Armed with charged camera batteries and empty memory cards I took to the pits and and hill to capture the action. Thankfully the weather held for race day and it made it or the more pleasurable to get involved.

The full articles can be found over on Factory Jackson over the coming week. Be sure to check them out for there are some absolute bangers there! But for now, here is a little preview of some of my favourites from the weekend…

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