So it seems Danny Hart World Cup wins are like buses, you wait ages for one then two turn up at once. Momentum, confidence, belief, call it what you want it seems to play a huge part in downhill at the top level and right now Hart is riding a crest of momentum that’s allowed him to beat Aaron Gwin twice in a row in a fair fight – no mechanicals, no crashes. In Lenzerheide, it was a scorching bottom section of the course that gave Hart the win. Where did he find the speed to beat Gwin this time? Let’s dive in and take a look…
The course setup
Taking a look at Danny Hart’s winning run, the splits were pretty evenly spaced out. Three chunks of 40-50 seconds, a longer second sector of just over 70 seconds and a short final sprint to the line making up roughly 4 minutes of racing in total.