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La Bresse World Cup: Preview

Julien Absalon, who lives 10 km away, is the clear favourite among locals 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Christoph Sauser gives the course a
The first part of the course follows the river out of town 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
The first part of the course follows the river out of town 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Sven Nys starts the main climb out of the valley 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
The main climb is rocky, narrow and steep 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
At the top of the hardest part of the climb riders can look for inspiration... 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Jose Hermida carves through one of the downhill switchbacks 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Maja Wloszczowska is one of the favourites for the women
Maja Wloszczowska is one of the favourites for the women
After the main climb riders hit the rock drop 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Scott-3Rox team manager Kyle Douglas leads Derek Zandstra on the rock drop 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Derek Zandstra on the rock drop 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Sven Nys tries the rock drop 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Sven Nys spent a lot of time checking out all the technical sections 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Amanda Sin checks the rock drop 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
The rock drop at the top of the course 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
One of the course designers is Remi Absalon, younger brother to Julien 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Geoff Kabush 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Geoff Kabush checks the DH section 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Geoff Kabush checks the DH section 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Etienne Moreau shows off the Team Ontario jersey in France 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
The quickest way through this section of the downhill is to jump 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Marco Fontana jumps one of the final rock sections 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
The last kilometre of the course zig zags its way back down to the town 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Even though it is warm and sunny now, parts of the course are still muddy 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
After riding up a ramp, riders head down a gravel path beside the church 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission
Riders drop down the steps in front of the church 		CREDITS:  		TITLE: La Bresse World Cup 		COPYRIGHT: Rob Jones/www.canadiancyclist.com 2012© All rights retained - no use permitted without prior, written permission

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