Photo Epic: Malverns Classic Whip Off

Aug 28, 2021
by Nick Bentley  


Stoke was high with Rob Webb
Stoke was high with Rob Webb

Patrick Robinson was pumped after run 4
Patrick Robinson was pumped after run 4

Hands up who likes Whip-off
Hands up who likes Whip-off?

Look Mum I can do it one handed
Look Mum I can do it one handed!

Finn Tennant was competing in a competition within the competition between him and his brother Laurie as to who can send it sideways the furthest
Finn Tennant was competing in a competition within the competition between him and his brother Laurie as to who can send it sideways the furthest

Mega whip over the Eastnor Castle Estate
Mega whip over the Eastnor Castle Estate

Snoop had a thirst so helped himself to Matt Carr s cider
Snoop had a thirst so helped himself to Matt Carr's cider

Andy Lehmann getting a bit confused between slope style and whip off sending a huge tail-whip backflip
Andy Lehmann getting a bit confused between slopestyle and whip off, sending a huge tail-whip backflip

Andy Lehmann loving landing a clean run
Andy Lehmann loving landing a clean run

No hands needed here
No hands needed here

Jim Davage couldn t believe he survived trying a tuck no hander back flip - thankfully there was a soft landing in the air bag
Jim Davage couldn't believe he survived trying a tuck no hander backflip - thankfully there was a soft landing in the air bag

Leo Smith showing it s not just scooters he can send it on
Leo Smith showing it's not just scooters he can send it on

Does this still count as a whip
Does this still count as a whip?

Rob Webb fully clicked
Rob Webb fully clicked

Suzanne Lacey sending it for the girls
Suzanne Lacey sending it for the girls

Not only whipped but laying it flat too
Not only whipped but laying it flat too

JJ Scott whipping as high as the treeline
JJ Scott whipping as high as the treeline

Patrick Robinson so sideways he s going backwards
Patrick Robinson so sideways he's going backwards

Which unfortunately led to Patrick exiting stage right
Which unfortunately led to Patrick exiting stage right

Finn Evans fully sideways and tucked in behind the bike
Finn Evans fully sideways and tucked in behind the bike

No all attempts were successful
Not all attempts were successful

Ben Deakin keeping one eye on the bar
Ben Deakin keeping one eye on the bar

Kids were keen to see just how sideways the riders could get
Kids were keen to see just how sideways the riders could get

With the event timed to coincide with the end of all of the days racing the crowd started to build
With the event timed to coincide with the end of all of the days racing the crowd started to build

Rob Webb pushing his GT Force as far sideways as it would go
Rob Webb pushing his GT Force as far sideways as it would go

Suzanne Lacey beaming after her race run keeping up with the lads whilst being the only female in the competition
Suzanne Lacey beaming after her race run, keeping up with the lads whilst being the only woman in the competition

Upside down whips count right
Upside down whips count right?

The Great Hans Ray was one of the judges in today s competition
The Great Hans Ray was one of the judges in today's competition

The crowd began to gather as soon as the bikes started getting sideways
The crowd began to gather as soon as the bikes started getting sideways

Will Soffe showing that even mini-mullet bikes are fun to ride
Will Soffe showing that even mini-mullet bikes are fun to ride



3 Comments

  • 1 0
 Just had to throw in that mini mullet caption ayy?
  • 3 0
 However the captioner chooses to say it, every time that 2013 frame gets attention alongside all today's superbikes is a win for mountain biking Big Grin
  • 1 0
 that Gt is without a doubt the winner, 100%

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