Britain and France Take Men’s and Women’s World Mountain Bike Downhill Crowns

Posted By: The Ski Channel on September 6, 2009 3:55 pm

Canberra, Australia hosted the World Mountain Bike Championships over the past weekend. Today, the downhill portion went off with Steve Peat of Great Britain taking the men’s title in 2 minutes and 30.33 seconds. Emmeline Ragot of France won the women’s title with a run of 2 minutes, 50.5 seconds. U.S. biker Kathleen Pruitt took third among the women.