Manon Carpenter

When she's not busy looking badass, Manon Carpenter's pretty handy on a bike!
Brook MacDonald and George Brannigan have stepped in to fill the sizeable hole left by Aaron Gwin on Trek World Racing
Joel Moore gets his whip on at Afan's new bike park. Picture by Jon Ashelford
Rachel Atherton's the hot favourite to win this year's World Cup and World Champs. Picture by Steve Behr
Greg Minnaar has the World Champs gold in his sights. Picture by Reuben Shaul
Greg Minnaar en route to his second world title. Picture by Ale Di Lullo
2011 winner Danny Hart won't be able to defend his world title because he's out with an injured shoulder. Picture by Fraser Britton
Manon Carpenter's not just handy on a DH bike. Picture by Jacob Gibbins
Danny Hart has yet to win a World Cup - will he be able to defend his rainbow stripes? Picture by Russell Burton