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Sending the Steepest World Cup Ski Course

Date Jan 20, 2018

Max Stöckl isn't a guy known to do things by halves. Not content to hold a bananas speed record on a production MTB (167.6 Km/h), he pitted himself against one of the World Cup's steepest ski courses: Hahnenkamm. With an absurd 27% *average* gradient, this isn't your local hill's black diamond run. 

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AdeMiller
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AdeMiller  - Jan. 20, 2018, 1:49 p.m.

Well at least if you fall off there are no trees or rocks to bounce off :)

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cory-booker
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Cory Booker  - Jan. 21, 2018, 8:09 a.m.

This helps shed some light on why mountain biking isn't much of a spectator sport. I watched a televised ski race there yesterday and it looked terrifying. The bike doesn't convey the same sense of speed or danger, even though as a rider I know there's no way I would do it.

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cooperquinn
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Cooper Quinn  - Jan. 21, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

Not just "a televised ski race", you watched The Hahnenkamm! 

Its kind of like the Super Bowl. But with more ice. And much, much faster.

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GOrtho
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GOrtho  - Jan. 21, 2018, 5:35 p.m.

1. I think all things MTB are cool. That being said, 2. This is kinda just a redbull commercial. 3. I’m concerned Max is the best at what he’s doing because no one else is doing it.

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