Franks ended up with the short straw in his opening 1/8 final pitted against eventual winner Czech Tomas Slavik. Brit Scott Beaumont ruined Daniel’s chance of a 1/4 final and left him as the highest placed rider not to advance to the 1/4 final. Not bad for his first World Champs. You can download a PDF of results and full draw here and see how the whole thing unfolded.
Maydena Race Highlights – Video
Kicking off the first-ever UCI Mountain Bike World Cup with a bang. Maydena, Tasmania delivered a true rollercoaster of a race. Three days of baking