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Crankworx Rotorua 2016 – Day One
Posted on Wednesday, 9 March 2016
A behind-the-scenes look at Crankworx Rotorua Day One - Wednesday 9th March
Crankworx 2016 kicked off with a bang! The sun was shining and Rotorua locals were treated to free entry for the day.
It was all go on day one of Crankworx 2016, kicking off with the Giant Toa Enduro and incredible Official Oceania Whip-Off Championships. There was plenty of action for the little ones too including Pimp My Ride, Tamariki Track and Scavenger Hunt fun at Kidsworx.
Both Dual Speed and Style, as well as Slopestyle training were in full swing too.
Congratulations to Californian Ryan “R-Dog” Howard who took home the title of Official Oceania Whip-Off Champion! Also congratulations to Canadian Casey Brown who won first place in the women's whip-off event.
Mens’s Giant Toa Enduro winner was New Zealand’s Matt Walker, and Anneke Beerten (NED) took out first place in the Women’s Enduro.
Well done to everyone who competed today, and good luck to those competing over the next few days!
|7.30am – 11.45pm||Amatuer DH Practice 1|
|10am – 12.30pm||Dual Speed & Style Practice 3|
|10am – 12pm||Pump Track Training 1|
|10am – 5pm||Kidsworx – Pimp My Ride, Scavenger Hunt, Tamariki Track|
|12pm – 4pm||Slopestyle Training 2|
|12.15pm – 4.45pm||Pro DH Practice 1|
|1pm – 2pm||Kidsworx Pump Track Sessions|
|1pm – 2.15pm||Dual Speed & Style Practice 4|
|2pm – 3pm||Kidsworx Pump Track Sessions|
|5pm – 7pm||Mons Royale Dual Speed & Style|
Experience the trails for yourself
The Gravity MTB Park trails will be open for two hour ride sessions from 9th-13th March, however you will need a Crankworx ticket valid for that day, in addition to either an Uplift Pass, 2 hr Session Pass or Season Pass to ride the park.
Please note, the Crankworx ticket covers unlimited access to the Gondola, although it will not grant you access to the Gravity MTB Park.
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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