The weather stayed temperamental. The day started with loads of rain and dark clouds hanging in the mountains around Val d’Isere.
It´s crazy how fast the weather can change here. This shot was taken less than half an hour after the first one.
Fox Shox technician Justin Frey and Yeti mechanic Shaun Hughes checking the hill to see how the conditions evolve.
The short Saturday practice sessions are always a little bit more laid back. Gee and Marc on their way to the lift.
Steve Peat kicking out some old school styles in his first run this morning.
Brook MacDonald seems to be ready for tomorrows finals, charging on every bit of the course.
Greg Minnaar keeping all snappers on the hip jump happy.
When you are in a foreign country you have to pay tribute to the local traditions. Baguette delivery to the CRC pits by team manager Nigel Page.
After his messed up qualifying run yesterday Aaron Gwin has to deal with five stitches in his right hand for finals. But I recon that this won´t slow him down that much.
Late night at the VDI finish line.
Seb’s Val d’Isère World Cup Saturday practice gallery