Vink out for the worlds

Downhill rider Nico Vink (Dolphin) will not be riding at the world championships in Fort William,...

Downhill rider Nico Vink (Dolphin) will not be riding at the world championships in Fort William, Scotland. The Belgian rider is not 100% recovered from a fracture of a bone in his back. Although it will be possible for Vink to ride again next week, his preparation for worlds is far from ideal. Therefore Vink, his doctor and the Dolphin's team management have decided to avoid unnecessary risk and focus instead on the World Cup finals in Maribor, Slovenia, on the September 17.

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