2011 IXS European Downhill Cup at Leogang
After hosting the World Cup a week ago, Leogang was the venue for the third leg of the
iXS European Downhill Cup. A total of 356 competitors from 26 countries lined up at the
start, but it wasn’t the quantity, but rather the quality of the starting pack which attracted
Just as at the World Cup the week before conditions were not perfect. Rain turned the
2.3 km long course covering a vertical height of 480 metres into a sea of mud. The
weather proceeded to turn totally crazy on Saturday, with high winds forcing the Elite
Men class’ seeding run to be postponed until Sunday morning.