Momentum is a funny thing huh? As soon as you know you genuinely can achieve something, it somehow becomes easier to do it again. It certainly seems Danny Hart‘s got in the practice of winning now! So how did he take his third win of the season (one more than Aaron Gwin this season)? Let’s take a look at the stats for the final time this World Cup season….
The lie of the land
The Vallnord track was brutal and quite varied with some roots up top, smooth berms in the middle and then steep, steep, steep to the finish. The splits were quite front loaded with the first sector the longest at over 1m30s and then a couple of short sections of 23 and 40 seconds to finish.
Set yourself up for a good run in the first couple of sectors and you’d think that you should be well set for a good overall time. This is what Danny Hart’s third win in a row looked like in sector times for illustration: