2018 TRIALGP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The rain that threatened never came to this high-altitude event in the ski resort town of Auron in the French Alps. Surrounded by the scenic mountains the sun shone on Toni Bou once again as he outpointed his fellow Spanish rivals Jeroni Fajardo and Jaime Busto. In the early part of the event Fajardo was in fantastic form, and Bou knew he had a fight on his hands if he was once again going to be victorious. The eleven-time outdoor world trials champion led the way on the predominantly dry rocks with a low score of 13 to Fajardo’s 16 but, as we have seen on so many other occasions, Bou has the skill to always raise his game and this is what he did on the second lap with the only single-figure score of seven marks lost making it his 101st world round win. RESULTS: 1: Bou 22; 2: Fajardo 29; 3: Busto 39; 4: Raga 41; 5: Fujinami 50; 6: Cabestany 57; 7: Miquel Gelabert 60; 8: Ferrer 65; 9: Noguera 69; 10: Price 72.