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I'd never seen this kind of mountain bike race. Head to head, side by side, flying down a mountain.
The course is made up of jumps, berms, rhythm sections and the speed and skill of these riders, both men and women, is amazing to see as they make their way down the course. Oh, and all this happens in just about 20 seconds too!
Two riders take turns, riding each side of the course, adding the times from each of the two runs into a combined time, with the faster rider advancing to the next round, and eventually winning their place at the top of the podium.
This was just non-stop action at it's best!