See what a day of World Cup downhill practice looks like from Aaron Gwin's point of view


Walk the pits and feel the vibes at Lourdes, France, as Aaron gives us a tour of what it’s like to be a pro racer from his head cam.

Take a ride with Aaron on his first run of the season. Feel the excitement of being at the WC and get a look inside the mind and experience of one of our favorite DH athletes in the world as he kicks off the season proper – and yes, we get a first look at the gnarly spill during qualifying. Ouch.

During this episode we get to see Aaron’s personal viewpoint of his experience, moment to moment.

We get to see Gwin’s:

Gwin’s setup and gear
Track overview
Lift lines (and the long waits!)
Intense Factory Racing team comradery
Aaron on his first practice run (via his head cam!)
Aaron discussing the importance of team product choice

Practice and Qualifying

What Aaron doesn’t know is that he’d experience a hard crash shortly after this front-line footage!

Watch and feel the intensity of living the pro racer’s life.




———— e*thirteen Presents: “Inside the Line,” a video series created in partnership with 2022 World Cup Downhill Racing teams, produced for cycling enthusiasts around the globe. Join us each week of the 2022 UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CUP for an inside view with the world’s most talented MTB Downhill racers from teams: MS Mondraker, Commencal / 100%, NS Bikes UR, and Intense Factory Racing. Driven and told from the point of view of the coaches, managers and racers themselves, “Inside the Line” will give viewers an inside perspective into the passion, dedication, emotion, and excitement of a pro racer’s world. Watch each episode for an intimate viewpoint as they share their strategies, challenges, and perspectives before, during and after each race, all season long.


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