Current world number two Pierre-Louis Costes overcame a strong challenge from his competitors to take out the GoPro Annaëlle Challenge 2015.

The Frenchman was the in-form rider throughout the two-day APB Tour Specialty Event and was the judges pick to take the crown, scoring a total of 17 points to defeat two-time champion Jeremy Arnoux and fellow finalists Borja Gainzarin and Julien le Sehan.

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PLC took to social media to express his gratitude with the win.

“Stoked to win the Annaëlle Challenge 2015 in front of two times winner Jeremy Arnoux. Congratulations to the finalists Borja Gainzarin and Julien le Sehan,” he said.

“This specialty event of the APB Tour is the only international event we have in France and my words are not enough to explain how much work and passion goes behind the event.

“Thanks to all the volunteers for spending so much effort and to all the organizers for running the hardest contest to be run.”

DAY TWO GALLERY

DAY ONE OF THE ANNAELLE CHALLENGE GOES OFF! FULL GALLERY

Full results and gallery will be posted shortly.