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Tyler Maine    Aug 25, 2008
Chris Kovarik - Bike Check Chris Kovarik - Bike Check
Chris Kovarik is easily one of the most recognized faces in DH racing today. He's been destroying tracks for years and shows no signs of slowing down. This past week was the 9 day gravity event known as Crankworx in Whistler BC and he was one of few top pros to compete in all the timed events.

Check out Chris and his CRC Intense M6 video interview inside:
Tyler Maine    Aug 22, 2008
Ben Reid - Bike Check Ben Reid - Bike Check
Ben Reid is from Northern Ireland and for the past few years has become a well known racer on the WC DH circuit. His team of one "Just Reid" travels all around the world to race and follow his passion. He and his mechanic Ali don't lead the life of a rock star, but they are here to race and get the job done.

Check out Ben and his Iron Horse Sunday video interview inside:
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Tyler Maine    Aug 21, 2008
Emily Johnston - Bike Check Emily Johnston - Bike Check
Emily Johnston has been quietly killing it for a while now and I had a chance to talk to her in Whistler about her current season, her favorite bike and what she's got planned in the future.

Check out Emily and her Black Market hardtail video interview inside:
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Tyler Maine    Aug 20, 2008
Claire Buchar - Bike Check Claire Buchar - Bike Check
Claire Buchar is a staple on the Canadian DH scene and has made a name for herself amongst the international field as well. This year has been looking really good for her with some new major sponsors coming on board and even more great support from long term sponsors.

She has her own program and his running it well, so take a moment and check out her new Intense M6 and her video interview inside:
Amber Zirnhelt    Aug 13, 2008
Rachel Atherton: Her Dirt on Training, Preparation and Racing World Cups Rachel Atherton: Her Dirt on Training, Preparation and Racing World Cups
She’s fast, focused, and fit. And, it is this very determination and drive that has led Rachel Atherton to dominate the women’s field on the World Cup Circuit. As the 2008 World Champion for downhill, at 20 years of age, Rachel is so fast that she often beats nearly half of the men trying to qualify for the final round at the World Cups.

Rachel’s world title wins haven’t slowed down since Livingo either. She’s continued to prove that she truly deserves the rainbow stripes by confidently walking away with 1st place finishes at the last two World Cups in Mont St.Anne and Bromont, Quebec.
Tyler Maine    Aug 5, 2008
Darcy Turenne - Interview Darcy Turenne - Interview
Darcy Turenne seems to have something figured out in the industry of ours as she is one of the few successful riders making it as a freerider and she's a woman in a sport heavily dominated by men. It's great to see the ladies side of the sport gaining recognition and support from with in and outside the industry.

While in Whistler a few weeks ago I was able to sit down with Darcy for a bit and talk to her about life and bikes. Here's what she had to say:
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