Schurter hopes to repeat victory in Pietermaritzburg

One of the abiding memories of the 2011 UCI MTB World Cup in Pietermaritzburg remains the manner in which Nino Schurter (Scott Swisspower) flew over the rock garden, while other riders struggled to negotiate it, on his way to victory in the elite men's cross country event. He's back in 2012 and determined to defend the title he won in such style last year.

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