Did you know that an anagram of Schladming is "calm sh ding"? Well today was any thing but a calm sh ding. Here's Vincent Van Flugalhorn's 5-a-day from the uncalm Schladming.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

The wet conditions probably suited Rachel Atherton, she seems well able for tough technical courses. Another massive winning margin of 13 seconds gave her a clear win and the series.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

Sam Blenkinsop made history today - the first Kiwi to win a World Cup Men's Downhill. Look out Schladming, there might be some partying tonight.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

After qualifying in 6th place, all Greg Minnaar needed was 8th place or better to win the overall. Yeah sounds easy, and that sort of thing can mess with your head. But Greg kept it steady and finished 5th to take home the biggest glass trophy in town.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

Sam Hill had some problems in his race run today, which gave second place in the race and the overall. Even with a win, he couldn't have got enough points to take the overall away from Greg.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

The track was so wet this morning that Gee Atherton told his mechanic Steve the bear Bell to 'put on the mans tyres' (that's full spikes to you and me).

Words and pictures by Vincent Van Flugalhorn