Oceania DH Championships - The title for Blenky!

 

The 2014 season of the Team Lapierre Gravity Republic started as the last one finished: at top speed! At Mount Hutt - New Zealand - Sam Blenkinsop picked up his first title of the season.

 

Rain, mud and... 1st title of the season for Sam Blenkinsop! 

Photo credits: James Allan - www.facebook.com/jamesallanphotonz

 

After narrowly missing the national title of New Zealand, Blenky claimed the continental title of Oceania Champion!

During the qualifications, under dry conditions, Blenky did a solid run and took 3rd place.

In the final, the conditions completely changed! Rain, mud, slides everywhere... Blenky won with more than a 2 second lead in hellish conditions. At ease on this extreme track, Sam finished ahead of a high level range of riders: Edward Masters, Cam Cole, Brook McDonald ...

 

Less than a month before the opening of the World Cup, our flying Kiwi seems sharper than ever. Let's hope it lasts!

 

Blenky – Bruni: different continent, same results!

 

Closer to Dijon, in Gassin, everything seemed to go well for Loic Bruni: 2nd race 2nd win !

After his victory over the DH Maxima Probikeshop last week, the LP rider won ahead of Patrick Thome (Scott ). We’re now looking forward to seeing more!

 

More infos :

http://www.pinkbike.com/news/results-2014-oceania-dh-champs.html

 

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