In Mont Sainte Anne, Canada, the scene was set for an epic battle in the men’s competition, with Aaron Gwin, Greg Minnaar and Troy Brosnan all in with a shout in the race for the overall World Cup title. That was before the clouds opened and the forecasted rain came down in bucketloads.

Aaron Gwin gives a schooling while winning the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup Canada by more than a second on an absolutely soaked course. Watch as he simply flies down the course at Mont Sainte Anne, Canada.