Aaron Gwin talks strategy ahead of World Cup opener

YT rider talks about what gets him pumped, his 2018 goals, and more

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Aaron Gwin Downhill

Downhill star Aaron Gwin doing what he does best, go downhill fast.

The 2018 World Cup downhill season kicks off this weekend in Lošinj, Croatia. To get some insight on what will likely go down, check out this video where downhill star Aaron Gwin talks about what gets him pumped before a big race, his 2018 goals, and more.

2018 UCI World Cup Calendar

March 10: (XCO) – Stellenbosch, South Africa
April 21-22: (DHI) – Lošinj, Croatia
May 19-20: (XCO/XCC) – Albstadt, Germany
May 26-27: (XCO/XCC) – Nové Mesto, Czech Republic
June 2-3: (DHI) – Fort William, Scotland
June 9-10: (DHI) – Leogang, Austria
July 7-8: (DHI/XCO/XCC) – Val di Sole, Italy
July 14-15: (DHI/XCO/XCC) – Vallnord, Andorra
Aug. 11-12: (DHI/XCO/XCC) – Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada
Aug. 25-26: (DHI/XCO/XCC) – La Bresse, France
Sept. 4-9: UCI MTB World Championships – Lenzerheide, Switzerland

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About the author: Jordan Villella

Jordan comes from the steep streets of Pittsburgh PA, where he learned to dodge cars and rip single track. He has been involved in nearly every aspect of the cycling industry: from turning wrenches, store design, clothing production and bike park creation. Jordan spends his free time racing cross country and cyclocross around North America, though he has been know to enduro every now and then. His love of cycling is only second to his love of his family and punk rock.


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