Rachel Atherton Wins Women’s Race: 2016 Vallnord World Cup

And makes history

Rachel Atherton wins the women’s race at the 2016 Vallnord World Cup and goes into the history books.

Has it ever been done before? No, not in downhill. Rachel Atherton has taken a clean sweep this year winning every single one of the 7 rounds of the 2016 World Cup. Not only that but she has extended her winning run to an unbelievable 13 consecutive World Cup victories. That has to be a new record?

Rachel Atherton had already secured the overall series title back at round 6 in Canada.

Womens Final Results Vallnord 2016 by Dirt Magazine on Scribd

A bit of a strange old year for Manon Carpenter. But fourth on the day and second overall is none too shabby at all.
Tracey hannah was on it all weekend. Second in the race and third overall.
Myriam Nicole has missed a lot of the season with injury, but she will be back stronger next season. Third today.
An injured Tahnee Seagrave gritted her teeth. Fifth today and no qualifying points dropped her down in the overall, missing out on third place by 10 points.

Womens Downhill Standings 2016 by Dirt Magazine on Scribd


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