A new teammate, home crowd expectations and a tough winter all add to the World Cup pressure cooker.
Danny Hart is a young man with a lot of pressure on his shoulders. By winning the 2011 World Champs he's already proved that he has more than what it takes to win at the highest level.
At his home World Cup in Fort William, Scotland however, the pressure to win seems to be greater than ever. This video from Giant Factory Off Road goes behind-the-scenes with one of the often most guarded racers on the planet to look at how he handles the highs and lows of the World Cup circuit.
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