Ed Masters often looks like he’s having more fun than anybody else on the EWS and World Cup DH circuits, but that belies just how seriously he takes racing at the top level, and how much thought he’s given to the sport. And so we brought Ed onto Bikes & Big Ideas to talk about the incredible end to the 2021 World Cup season (and get hyped for racing to fire back up in 2022); catch up on his injury-laden 2021 season and how he’s doing these days; the similarities and differences between Enduro and DH, and the challenges of racing both; and a whole lot more.
TOPICS & TIMES:
- Ed’s 2021 season & injury recoveries (2:37)
- The World Cup season & performing under pressure (9:55)
- Injuries & Ed’s 2021 season, cont’d (29:05)
- 2022 plans (49:12)
- DH vs. Enduro, & racing both at the top level (55:23)
- Ed’s Big Idea (1:05:30)