Photo Report: Practice & Qualifying Days - Strait Acres Slalom Invitational 2020

Oct 5, 2020
by Greg Lambert  
Kirt Voreis going over the scrub jump on practice day

Practice day started at 8 am, it was about 80 degrees and riders slowly started to arrive. The best way to describe the day is to say, it was like a school reunion with a chill vibe.

Shuttle vehicle
Dante Silva and Steve Walton must have missed the Shuttle

Practice is underway with Joey Foresta and Collin Hudson coming around the berm

Collin Hudson doing a nice scrub

Luca Cometti coming over the Scrub Jump

Alaina Henderson on the bottom section of the track

Bubba Warren flying through the bottom section

Nikolas Nestoroff keeping it low to the ground

Jordy Scott
Kirt Voreis styling it up

Garret Mechem doing a backflip and David Lieb also doing a backflip

Braydon Bringhurst getting some air time

Ross Soriano shooting through a berm

R Dog getting a little sideways
Braydon Bringhurst, coming through the lower part of the course

End of Practice, time to chill
Nikolas Nestoroff, Steve Walton and Rachael Strait’s Jeff Throop

Cam Zink's dog
Dog frankly race




Qualifying Day



R Dog and Cam Zink, two legends battling it out

Luca Cometti on the lower section

Kyle Strait and Mitch Ropelato with a slight lead

Jonathan Simek and Bubba Warren, they are neck and neck

Jonathan Simek, lower section
Steve Walton and Dante Silva

R Dog chasing down Luca Cometti

Garret Mechem and Kialani Hines

Teagan Heap taking the lead over Kailey Skelton
Ross Soriano leading Kirt Voreis

Braydon Bringhurst slightly leading Cameron Joye
Mitch Ropelato with a slight lead over Kyle Strait

Collin Hudson, fastest lap time winner
Collin Hudson, fastest lap time winner, receiving $1000 from by Commencal




David Lieb doing a flip during the best scrub, with Bubba Warren looking on

David Lieb's flip

Kyle Strait giving his best scrub

David Lieb doing a one-hand scrub

R Dog scrub

Mitch Ropelato doing a superman and winning $50

Jonathan Simek winner of best scrub
Jonathan Simek winner of best scrub and receiving $1000 from Stan's No Tubes



11 Comments

  • 4 0
 This is what riding a bike is all about. The stoke looks high. Massive whips, scrubs and skids for the win!
  • 4 0
 Straight outta Apline CA.
  • 2 0
 yeah looks like anderson truck trail area/terrain
  • 4 1
 Does that say dub flip...off a scub wall??? Surely that's not right????
  • 3 0
 Double as in simultaneously.
  • 5 0
 That was me, I can assure you it’s not a double backflip, Pinkbike is just clueless or jokesters ????
  • 1 0
 @DavidLieb: ahhh!!! Was gonna say, that's one hell of a pull ahaha!!!! Fair play man, sending constantly as per!!!!!
  • 1 0
 @DavidLieb: We will get that edited
  • 1 0
 @lambertphoto: no worries man! All good haha
  • 3 0
 ropo still on the old 5010
  • 2 0
 I'm just here trying to help the photo epic get more comments than the bike check.

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