Photo Blast: Leogang World Cup DH

A tension-filled day in Leogang that decided the World Cup champions for 2013.
By Rajiv Desai
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Setting the scene
Leogang Bike Park in September 2013 for the UCI World Cup round
Setting the scene With the World Cup overall titles to be decided in both the men's and women's categories, this final round in Leogang was filled with an air of tension and anticipation as riders took to the course on Sunday afternoon. © Sven Martin
Ragot masterclass
Emmeline Ragot performs at the UCI World Cup round in Leogang in September 2013
Ragot masterclass Emmeline Ragot claimed her second World Cup win of the season at Leogang, adding to her win at Mont-Sainte-Anne. Rachel Atherton was the last down the Leogang track but was outside Ragot's time by half a second. The 2nd place assured Rachel of the women's overall World Cup title. © Sven Martin
Hannah powers on
Mick Hannah performs at the UCI World Cup round in Leogang in September 2013
Hannah powers on Sik Mik found his form in the second half of the World Cup season following a strong showing at the Worlds. His run here got him a third place finish, his best placing this season. © Sven Martin
The emerging talent
Loïc Bruni performs at the UCI World Cup round in Leogang in September 2013.
The emerging talent Young Loïc Bruni will be the man to watch next season. His second place at Leogang was his best finish ever at a World Cup event and the Frenchman is getting ever more consistent. © Sven Martin
Gee's to lose
Gee Atherton performs at the UCI World Cup round in Leogang in September 2013
Gee's to lose Gee Atherton just needed to finish ahead of Steve Smith to take the overall World Cup for this year. After a 12th place finish at Hafjell in the last round, all the pressure was on Gee. © Sven Martin
The run of his life
Steve Smith races through the finishing line at the UCI World Cup round in Leogang in September 2013
The run of his life Steve Smith just needed to beat Gee Atherton's time to take the World Cup title after Gee came down the field third fastest. The Chainsaw Massacre went better than that by recording the best time of the day to take the Leogang World Cup win and the overall. © Sven Martin
UCI World Cup Champions 2013
Steve Smith & Rachel Atherton on the podium at the UCI World Cup round in Leogang in September 2013
UCI World Cup Champions 2013 Your 2013 UCI World Cup champions: Steve Smith & Rachel Atherton © Sven Martin
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