Well it's day two for us here in not-so-sunny Val Di Sole (Valley of the Sun!) and the rain has poured down all day making downhill practice a real challenge on the already technical track.
Dan Atherton of team Animal Commencal, had a crash and was taken to hospital with a broken collar bone, which is a massive blow to the Great Britain team given his current form.
Back at the team hotel, Marc and I took time out to interview Great Britain cross country rider Oli Beckingsale, fresh from a fine career best ninth place in Fort William World Cup a week ago and now looking ahead to the Olympic games in
Will and Marc: So, great result last week. Any special preparation that helped your result that you can use again here or just one of those days when everything went right?
Oli: After the early World Cups in April I took some time off racing and missed the European Champs. To be honest I trained my nuts off in preparation for
Read more on this interview at the BikeRadar blog.