Lots of racing going on world wide this weekend. Atherton and Thirion turn up the heat in Switzerland for Rd#1 qualifying of the iXS European Downhill Cup at Monte Tamaro.

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Rachel-Atherton---EDC-Monte-Tamaro-2012[1]
Rachel-Atherton---EDC-Monte-Tamaro-2012[1]

Rachel Atherton at the finish shortly after blitzing the field by nearly 12 seconds!

1/ ATHERTON Rachel GT FACTORY RACING 5:29.814

2/ RAGOT Emmeline MS MONDRAKER TEAM 5:41.664

3/ SIEGENTHALER Emilie SCOTT 11 5:42.681

Helmet cam from Emilie Siegenthaler here.