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July 24/97 21:47 pm - Abitibi, DH Race

Posted by Editor on 07/24/97

Le Tour de l‚Abitibi, Quebec Stage 4, Amos to La Sarre - 98.9 km 1 Ben Powell NZ 2:19:36 2 Karl Moore NZ s.t. 3 Phil Zajicek USA at 0:02 4 Michael Wieczorek Germany 0:20 5 Nicolas Dubois Yves Bourget s.t. 13 Charles Dionne Canada 0:41 14 Jean Pinsonault Quebec 16 Martin Daviault Quebec 19 Nick Rowe BC 20 James Cruskshank Alberta 22 Alistair Howard BC all s.t. GC 1 Powell 5:27:56 2 Joshua Thornton USA at 0:02 3 Moore 0:05 4 Zajicek 0:09 5 Stephen Steinman Yves Bourget s.t. 7 Howard Canada 0:27 12 Christian De Vries Alberta 0:37 16 Jocelyn Duquette Canada 0:49 17 Dionne 0:50 20 Pinsonault 0:51 Individual Time Trial tomorrow. Beaver Valley Downhill Daze, Ontario A complete weekend of gravity assistance. Members of the ODDA (Ont. Downhill and Dual Slalom Alliance) will be presenting a DH Skills Clinic on Saturday, July 26th. Late in the afternoon is a Dual Slalom. Pasta pigout and camping are available on Saturday night. The highlight of the weekend is the Downhill on Sunday. Beaver Valley has one of the highest verticals in Ontario and the DH course is well over a kilometre long. Practice runs all morning long, with the racing starting at 1:00pm. Directions to Beaver Valley Ski Club - Take Highway 10 to Highway 89. Go west on 89 to Shelburne. Go north on Highway 24. Turn left (west) on Highway 4 and travel to Regional Road 13. Turn north (right) onto RR 13 and go through Eugenia. The road will start to drop into the valley from Eugenia. Look for the signs near the bottom of the hill pointing left to the Ski Club. More Info? Call W.O.W. at 905-567-7593; web at


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