Greg Minnaar was taking his new Rainbow-Jersey out for a first spin and to 5th in todays qualifying.
Rachel Atherton took out almost seven seconds of the rest of the women’s field collecting important points to extend her lead in the fight for overall with Emmeline Ragot.
The women’s field just lost another toprider for the finals with Floriane Pugin getting injured during practice today after looking super fast on the track up to this point.
With a steady run Manon Carpenter finished qualifying in 2nd just in between the two rivals for the overall.
Josh Bryceland with another strong qualifier coming down in 4th.
Brendan Fairclough gaping some on of the sketchy rock sections.
Like Steve Smith his Devinci teammate George Brannigan was flying down the track. 3rd fastest time for the young Kiwi.
Robin Wallner won the European Championships here in 2010 so this track seems to suite him pretty good. With an impressive run he mixed up the results with some Scandinavian flavour in 2nd today.
Norwegian national champ Isak Leivsson on track.
After a crash in his last practice run yesterday and hurting his hand, Aaron Gwin skipped todays practice and watched qualifying from the sidelines after pulling out.
Seb's Hafjell World Cup Qualifying Gallery
Photos: Sebastian Schieck