Jill Kintner isn’t just a Champion downhill mountain biker (three times USA National Champ, no less) – oh no! She is also an Olympic medal winning BMXer. She’s regularly placed in the top 10 at Fort William; can she push her riding and win a spot on the podium this time, that’s the question. A 3rd place finish at Pietermaritzburg bodes well.
World Cup ranking: 7
Best results of 2014: 3rd at Pietermaritzburg, 12th at Cairns
Best result at Fort Wiliam: 6th in 2011
Team: Norco Bicycles
Find out more: Jillkintner.com
Floriane Pugin has some impressive titles; 2007 Junior World Champion, 2009 European Champion and 2nd overall in the 2011 season. She’s come close at Fort William before, placing 3rd twice in 2010 and 2011. It’s been quiet on the World Cup race front – what has Floriane got planned for Fort Bill?
Aussie racer Tracey Hannah has improved her performance place by place this season after fully recovering from an injury that affected her 2013 season. From 6 in South Africa down to 5 in Australia. She’s done well at Fort William before, taking a bronze when the World Champs were held there in 2007.
World Cup ranking: 9
Best results of 2014: 6th at Pietermaritzburg, 5that Cairns
Best result at Fort William: 6th in 2012, bronze at the World Champs in 2007
Team: Hutchinson UR Team
Find out more: Traceyhannah.com
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