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August 14/98 10:56 am - Mountain Bike Nationals Dual Slalom Results

Posted by Editor on 08/14/98

Mountain Bike Nationals

Our reporter Greg Flaaten has checked in with Dual Slalom results (they just ended 30 minutes ago). He says the racing was very fast and exciting.

Dual Slalom
(note: only these categories were run)

Senior Pro-Elite Men

1. Mike Hirst (ON) Rocky Mountain Bicycles
2. Ted Gilliat
3. Tony Nordee (B.C.) OGC/K2 Bikes
4. Jeff Ingram (AB)

Senior Pro-Elite Women

1. Tera Meade (B.C.) Grinders/Full Bore
2. Lorraine Blancher (B.C.) GT Canada
3. Aleisha Cline (B.C.) Java Cycle/Creative
4. Chantal Boulianne (QC)

Junior Men

1. Tim Coleman (B.C.) Deep Cove
2. Vincent Roy (QC)
3. Craig Short (AB)
4. Gessie Roberts

At the downhiller/CCA meeting Curt Harnett spoke as the Athletes Rep, and Pat Healey and Lisa Davey on behalf of the CCA. All expressed a willingness to work towards dealing with the riders‚ concerns. Some of the interesting things that came out of the meeting:

  • a (downhill) race will be held tomorrow morning at 11:00 am local time. The CCA could not promise that it would be a makeup for the boycotted Rocky Mountain House Canada Cup (last weekend) - that will be discussed by the Development Committee next week.

  • Ronnie Drouin (Québec-based Veteran rider for Balfa) was nominated for the position of Mountain Bike athlete rep at the CCA (the position is voted on and filled at the World‚s in September).

  • There are currently two bids being considered for the Nationals next year - Rocky Mountain House and Canmore (both Alberta). Interestingly, neither have a chairlift for the downhill...


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