NewsRacing 03 June 2018

Unstoppable Neff in Gränichen with Northwave Ghost XC

The World Champion claimed the first Swiss Bike Cup’s seasonal win preceding Alessandra Keller that retained the overall lead. In the men’s race, Reto Indergand placed second

After breaking the ice in Mountain Bike World Cup, by winning the stage 2 in Albstadt (Germany), Jolanda Neff celebrated her first success in 2018 Swiss Bike Cup, grabbing the win in the round 4 in Gränichen (Switzerland), on Sunday June 3rd.

In the HC event, the World Champion, equipped with Northwave Ghost XC shoes, savored the tast of victory in the home circuit in her own way, smashing the opponents with an impressive progression. Behind the blonde Kross Racing Team’s athlete, Alessandra Keller (Thömus/RN Racing) completed the Northwave one-two with a valuable second place, maintaining the overall leadership. German Elisabeth Brandau finished third ahead of another athlete supported by the Italian company, the U23 World Champion Sina Frei (Ghost Factory Team).

Northwave actually occupies then whole GC top-3: Keller leads with 360 points ahead of Frei (260) and Neff (242).

Northwave took the podium in the men’s race as well thanks to Team BMC MountainBike’s Reto Indergand, runner-up behind teammate Lars Forster. Andri Frischknecht completed the day’s podium preceding Northwave’s Mathias Flückiger (Thömus/RN Racing). Forster leads the overall standings with 315 points ahead of Indergand (285) and Flückiger (283).

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