Racers prepping to drop in during practice. Lyle aka Kyle Strait waits his turn.
Power couple Bryn Atkinson and Jill Kintner warming up together in practice.
Bas Van Steenbergen muscling out of the toilet bowl onto the lower section of the track.
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Brandan Howey is known more for his freeride stylings than his racing skills, but damn, looks like the kid's got skills all zee way around.
Mike Day rolling out of the gate against a very determined Mitch Ropelato... Ropelato has always had great speed and losing out in last night's pump track challenge had him pretty fired up for some redemption.
Mitch and Fearon neck and neck in the final berm.
Adrien Loron getting the snap over Cody Johnson. Loron took the round and advanced.
Those corners got loose. Once it started raining things tacked up, but then there were visibility problems.
Nobles was on a tear - obviously he wanted to equal the Pumptrack win of the night before; putting the wood here to Bernard Kerr (on the blue track--one that was noticeably faster than the red).
Danny Hart taking out Adrian Loron in the semi's.
Danny Hart stayed on his bike and declared that bigger wheels are better by the end of the race.
Zander Geddes was looking like he was on his way to taking out Danny Hart in the this semi run, but lost it in the last ten feet to Danny's irrepressible grit.
The same story unfolded in the Men's Final: Barry Nobles seems to have Ropelato in a death grip here, but each racer gets a run down each course, and the blue course is a bit faster.
Mitch Ropelato for the win!
Ropelato taking the advantage and the win in the second run of the final heat against Barry Nobles.
Pro men's final results: Mitch Ropelato (1st), Barry Nobles (2nd), and Danny Hart (3rd).
Mitch Ropelato takes a well deserved chug of the bubbly after his win.
Pro Men 1st - Mitch Ropelato USA 2nd - Barry Nobles USA 3rd - Danny Hart GBR 4th - Alexander Geddes CAN
Kintner coming out of the final turn with a hearty lead on Beerten.
The pro woman's heats were all so close. Jill Kintner just nudging past Anneke Beerton in the semi's.
Buchanan came across the line ahead of Beerten in the semi finals, but she missed a gate and would take third.
Jill Kintner and Annke Beerten battle it out in the finals.
Pro Women's Podium: Anneke Beerten (2). Jill Kintner (1). and Caroline Buchanan (3)
Pro Women 1st - Jill Kintner USA 2nd - Anneke Beerten NDL 3rd - Caroline Buchanan AUS 4th - Alanna Columb NZL
After last nights defeat on the pump track, Kintner was all too happy with today's win.