Highlands & Islands

Action from Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup

Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup Image copyright Paul Campbell

The Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup and Buff 4X Pro Tour were held at Nevis Range at the weekend.

Hundreds of riders competed in the events watched by a total of more than 20,000 spectators over two days.

The Fort William competition forms the third stage of the UCI World Cup Downhill championships.

Photographer Paul Campbell captured the action.

Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption Thousands of people turned up to see the elite riders
Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption Thrills and spills during the weekend's competitions
The events were held at Nevis Range on Aonach Mor, near Fort William Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption The events were held at Nevis Range on Aonach Mor, near Fort William
Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption The competitions were held over Saturday and Sunday
Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup Image copyright Paul Campbell
Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup Image copyright Paul Campbell
Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption Australia's Tracey Hannah won the world cup women's event. GB's Natasha Bradley won the women's 4X event
Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption South Africa's Greg Minnaar won the men's world cup event for a seventh time

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