Rachel Atherton showed a stunning return to form today in Innerleithen Scotland where she took her 3rd Consecutive National Championship win by a 4.759 seconds from Manon Carpenter. The weather was hot all day but rainstorms in the run up to the race meant that the track was greasy as the team took their places [...]
Forget the parts of Scotland everyone knows about. Draw a line roughly south from the Kyle of Tongue and then east from the Kyle of Lochalsh and anything to the north and west is the bit you want to be in for truly remote adventure. The Northwest Highlands of Scotland is a vast peaty wilderness [...]
Gee Atherton took his third win at the Polygon Air DH at Crankworx this weekend. He is unbeaten in the Event’s history – having secured double wins with Rachel in 2012 and 2013. Team-mate Marc Beaumont took 7th place (He’s previously scored a 6th and a 4th here) Weather conditions in the run up to [...]
The first chapter in the Vito Sport Europe series: Andrew Cotton and Alan Stokes catch early season waves in Hossegor and Capbreton, France. Full episode coming soon! Check out lots more from the trip here!
Every person who is resident in the UK and Northern Ireland age 18 and older, who submits and uploads a reply to the question “how would you train for an IronMan?” on the Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport Facebook page (the “Entry”) between 17:30 on 4th July 2014 (the “Start Date”) and 17:00 on 9th July 2014 [...]
Want to win this race jersey worn by Rachel Atherton? Jump over to the Vito Sport Facebook post and answer this trivia question: What was Rachel Atherton’s time at Round 4 of the World Cup in Leogang? Hint: You can find the answer here on the blog! Entries are open NOW and close THIS WEDNESDAY [...]
Taylor Vernon takes 2nd place, his best World Cup to date! GT Factory Racing’s 17 year old Taylor Vernon continued his steady climb towards the top of the junior ranks with a strong second place today – all the more remarkable for a young rider who damaged 5 vertebrae less than a year ago. Rachel [...]