Blue skies and sunshine this morning here at Maribor for round #5 of the World Cup, but rain is forecast for Saturday and possibly Sunday.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

Sam Hill and Brendan Fairclough early risers this morning, going up for there first run at 09.00am.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

This is the view looking up from the chair lift at Maribor this morning.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

Nice and sunny today.

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

There could be rain ahead.

The schedule

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Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

If you're a journalist/photographer/video jock then you have three choices to get to the start of the DH track in Maribor.

1: Walk up

2:Get the gondola, then walk 20 minutes to the start

3:Get the two chair lifts then walk 10 minutes to the start.

Tec. Spec.:

lenght: 2.500 m

vertical rise: 448 m

foreseen time of ride: 3,30 min

Blue skies and sunshine this morning here at Maribor for round #5 of the World Cup, but rain is forecast for Saturday and Sunday.