Yo Gasket!

BUK: Good result Helen. Was it a good race? Gasket: It's a mad street race through Lisbon and it se

Screaming down the streets of Lisbon full on downhill, while the people try to go about their business. Wicked! Helen Gaskell was third.
MBUK: Good result Helen. Was it a good race?

Gasket: It's a mad street race through Lisbon and it seemed a lot harder this time than the last time I rode it two years ago.

MBUK: How harder?

Gasket: Everything seemed narrower. There was all scaffolding down the walls. And you had to jump over a RedBull car up near the start. It was really fast and if you crashed it hurt a lot.

MBUK: I remember Will saying he was hooning down a street and some old boy came out of his house to get a bottle of milk.

Gasket: It is mad, the people are trying to live as if it 's a normal day. The trams are working and you have to stop to let them go if you meet one. I think you get a re-run if that happens.

MBUK: Sounds like a great day though.

Gasket: Oh yeah, there were loads of people, huge crowds with a big screen so you could watch it all the way down. And Peaty won the men's. He was uncatchable.

MBUK: So what's next?

Helen: The Nationals at Moelfre Hall, near Oswestry, that's the 28th and 29th of May. That's the course Dan and Gee found and I helped build the track. It's a good one."http://www.npsdownhill.co.uk"

And then Fort William for the World Cup on 5th and 6th of June. Everyone has to come a yell for us Brits at that one.

MBUK: We'll be there yelling. See you then.
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