If Instagram is anything to go by, most British downhill pros spend most of their time either riding in the British gloop or hiding from the weather in the gym. The Athertons do it a bit differently though. This year they've headed to California to sample some sun and enjoy a packed off season. The weather doesn't look much better than Wales though!

That Athertons' said: "Dan, Gee, Rach and new team-mate "Muddo" shred the Cali trails, talk about the weather and make sauerkraut! All in a days work..."