Setting The Pace: World Champs Day 3 Gallery - Dirt

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Setting The Pace: World Champs Day 3 Gallery

After a night of heavy rain and with the downpour showing no relent, Junior seeding and Elite Friday practice was a complete washout, with the day cut short and extra practice scheduled for Saturday morning. But brutal conditions certainly didn't stop riders from hitting the Vallnord downhill track absolutely flat out.

Seb Schieck and Rick Schubert were once again out braving the elements while clinging to the side of the steep mountain in order to bring home the goods in the form of the below gallery of stunners.

For results and information on the Junior seeding, click here. Britain and France show there is a promising future generation waiting to take the reigns.

For MUDFEST carnage go here. This should give you a fair idea of just how savage the track and conditions are.

And for a Dirt exclusive interview with Loic Bruni, head here. Bruni talks early days on the downhill scene, his World Champion dad and the decisions he had to make before joining the Lapierre team.

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