It was a day for the juniors as fastest times of the day goes to U19 hotshot – Josh ‘The Ox” Oxenham. With a winning time of 2.31.389 – the first time that i can recall it not going to a pro-elite rider. Well done son!
The other fast juniors of Blake Ross (U17) and Guy Johnson (U15) also blitzed their respective fields with storming performances.
Cole Lucas was back to winning form taking the pro-elite win by 0.3 second over series leader Louis Hamilton.
A strong women’s field also proved good racing with Vinny Armstorong 20 seconds up on 2nd place Robin Goomes.
Bay of Plenty junior sports women of the year – Shania Rawson, again keeping a clean sheet 30 seconds up on NZ XC champ Jess Manchester.
Woodchop Skeates proved again that he still has some pace taking out the 40+. Rotorua Mountain Club president leading from the front in 30+ and another fantastic result for DH journey man Matt Cable.
With 2 weeks off – the final is in sight at the famous Dome Valley.
Well done to the crew at 440 Bike Park for putting on a stellar event !
Result on link below: