Lehikoinen wins second career World Cup downhill

23 year-old Matti Lehikoinen (Team G Cross Honda) won his second World Cup race of his career, in the rainy town of Champéry. The small ski resort was hosting the World Cup circuit for the first time, and the organisers presented the top riders in the world with the most extreme downhill course the series has ever ridden. With a steepness that made walking the course a dangerous affair, the daily afternoon thunder showers also made for one of the toughest races in recent history.

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