Photo Blast: iXS EDC Maribor

A look back at the season ending finale of the European Downhill Cup.
By Rajiv Desai
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Misty and murky
Jure Zabjek performing at the iXS European Downhill Cup round at Maribor in 2013.
Misty and murky The weather at Maribor was not the best all weekend. Visibility was made even more difficult by constant rain during the finals runs. © Thomas Dietze
Slip and slide
Philipp Bünnemann performing at the iXS European Downhill Cup round at Maribor in 2013.
Slip and slide All the riders had to face the same track conditions. Darkness in the woods, mud all over the track and slippery terrain underfoot. © Thomas Dietze
Maribor's famed rock garden
The famous Rock Garden on the Maribor course
Maribor's famed rock garden The rock garden at Maribor is well-known around the world. It is difficult to navigate in the dry never mind in wet conditions. © Thomas Dietze
Manon mixing it at Maribor
Manon Carpenter performing at the iXS European Downhill Cup round at Maribor in 2013.
Manon mixing it at Maribor Fresh from a successful World Cup season, Manon Carpenter brought her 2013 season to an end by making a rare appearance on the iXS EDC circuit. © Thomas Dietze
In a league of her own
Zarja Cernilogar performing at the iXS European Downhill Cup round at Maribor in 2013.
In a league of her own Zarja Cernilogar had already wrapped up the women's overall European Downhill Cup title at Châtel and she showed her class again on her own home track by beating Manon Carpenter by 15 seconds. © Thomas Dietze
Miran's double celebration
Miran Vauh performing at the iXS European Downhill Cup round at Maribor in 2013.
Miran's double celebration Miran Vauh was the fastest man down the Maribor track and took the win with David Trummer second. Miran's victory secured him the men's overall European Downhill Cup title for 2013. © Thomas Dietze
iXS EDC title winners for 2013
Zarja Cernilogar and Miran Vauh celebrate at the iXS European Downhill Cup round at Maribor in 2013.
iXS EDC title winners for 2013 Your overall iXS European Downhill Cup champions: Zarja Cernilogar & Miran Vauh. Both were presented with TAG Heuer Chronographs for winning their respective titles. © Thomas Dietze
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