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At the Athens 2004 Games, Julien Absalon of France becomes and Olympic champion for the first time, winning the mountain bike event in 2:15.03. Absalon makes his best during Beijing 2008 to keep his Olympic title. In 1 hour 55 minutes and 59 seconds, Julien achieves his golden goal, capturing his second consecutive gold medal. Julien Absalon (FRA) - Mountain Bike - Athens 2004, Beijing 2008