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Orbea Factory Rider Tomi Misser Wins the World Title in Both Downhill and Cross Country 3

Double discipline Masters World Champion!

Orbea Factory Rider Tomi Misser Wins the World Title in Both Downhill and Cross Country

Orbea Factory Team rider Tomi Misser dominated the 2019 MTB Masters World Championships in downhill and cross country, claiming gold medals in both disciplines in the Master Men’s 45-49 category. This podium-sweeping win took place in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada.

Misser ousted the legends Brian Lopes (silver) and Joe Lawwill (bronze) from the top of the downhill podium by 10 and 23 seconds, respectively.

The adverse conditions of the 2.9 km course, drenched by recent rain, didn’t impede Misser’s triumphs, who proved unrivaled on his Orbea Rallon.

In the cross country race, Misser’s aggressive sprints and smooth handling, powered by his Orbea Alma, proved to be no match for Spain's Marc Arañó (silver) and Italy’s Massimo Gottardini (bronze), winning by 2:30 apart.

This isn’t the first win for Misser at Mont-Sainte-Anne, which seems to favor his skill and style. In 1996, Misser claimed his second ever DH World Cup win at this Quebec venue, a follow-up to his first victory in Panticosa in the Spanish Pyrenees.

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