French rider Myriam Nicole (AKA Pompon) is at home in wet, slippery conditions, as evidenced by her performance in the horrendous conditions at Cairns in Round 2. If the Scottish weather does what it’s threatening to do, she’ll be at an advantage.
World Cup ranking: 4
Best results in 2014: 3rd at Cairns, 4th at Pietermaritzburgh
Best result at Fort William: 3rd in 2012
Find out more: Myriam Nicole at Red Bull Bike
The 2012 DH World Champion is one fast rider, but hasn’t quite had the start to the 2014 that anyone would want, having narrowly missed a spot on the podium at Australia. Will the long and physical course at Fort William suit her better?
World Cup ranking: 5
Best results so far in 2014: 6th at Cairns, 8th at Pietermaritzburg, 3rd at BDS Fort William, 1st at iXS German DH Cup, Winterberg
Best result at Fort William: 5th in 2013
Team: EVIL Vengeance Tour
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