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Steve Peat & Nico Vouilloz: Unfinished Business

Which two names come to mind when you think of the biggest downhill mountain biking rivalries? Barel vs Sam Hill? Gee vs Minaar? How about the most successful World Championship winner of all time vs a World Champion with two decades worth of wins, making him the mountain biking pro with the longest career of victories.

For us there's no bigger rivalry than Steve Peat vs Nicolas Vouilloz!

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Steve Peat vs Nico Vouilloz

You'd think they'd have put that all behind them after hanging up their wheels?

This latest video is anything to go by, their rivalry is still just as fierce!

Steve Peat vs Nico Vouilloz

Champery and Les Gets

Surprisingly though, Steve and Nico had never ridden together until they met on the French/Swiss border between Champery and Les Gets a few months ago. Both riders have unfinished business at these two historic venues so we thought we'd get them together to settle some scores, relive their failures and give them one more run down the tracks they couldn't quite crack as pro's.

 

    

Steve Peat & Nico Vouilloz

   

Steve Peat & Nico Vouilloz on the French/Swiss border between Champery and Les Gets

"11 World Champion titles and 29 World Cup wins combined!"

11 World Champs titles

29 World Cup wins

As you'll see, they haven't lost one iota of their riding ability, and with 11 World Champion titles and 29 World Cup wins combined, their competitiveness also hasn't diminished.

Steve Peat vs Nico Vouilloz

For us growing up these guys were huge inspirations. It's awesome to see the two biggest rivals of MTB still riding, having a ton of fun on their bikes and sharing some stories about the good old days. Long live these legends!

"Finished Business!"

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