British Elite downhill racer, Tahnée Seagrave, shared the arrival of her new custom Red Bull helmet across social media last week, indicating her signing with the Red Bull Athlete programme.

Some people already caught wind of this milestone back in the summer, when a Morzine based publication let slip of the news. However, the word is officially out and Seagrave will be riding in the coveted Red Bull signature helmet for the upcoming race season.

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Entering her 4th season as an Elite racer, Tahnée Seagrave is a top favourite for being the one to outrun reigning queen, Rachel Atherton. Last season, Seagrave was hot on Rachel's wheels as she missed out on the win by just 0.7 second in Lenzerheide.

Finishing the 2016 race season in 3rd, can Seagrave's new Red Bull partnership give her the wings to sail to the top this year?

Tahnée Seagrave is the 3rd woman to secure Red Bull sponsorship behind Rachel Atherton and Myriam Nicole. Having Tahnée jointhe Red Bull ranks is promising for women's riding as we can only hope for more media exposure showcasing this awesome sport.

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