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Crankworx Day One!

Posted on Thursday, 26 March 2015

A behind-the-scenes look at Crankworx Rotorua Day One, Wednesday, 25 March!

We managed to convince a few Crankworx athletes to trade their bikes for luge carts - check out riders Yannick Granieri, Sam Pilgrim, Sam Reynolds and others battling it out on the Skyline Rotorua Luge!

Delicious refreshments abound at CWX Rotorua

Wednesday's action included Pump Track Challenge, Downhill and Dual Speed and Style practice sessions and the day ended with the festival's first competition, the incredible Official Oceania Whip-Off Championships.

Congratulations to Californian Ryan “R-Dog” Howard who takes home the title of first-ever Official Oceania Whip-Off Champion! Also congratulations to Canadian Casey Brown who won first place in the women's whip-off event.

Check back here tomorrow for a behind-the-scenes look at Thursday's action, and don't forget - for the latest insider info, follow Skyline Rotorua on Facebook and Instagram!


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