Results: New Zealand DH National Championships 2021

Feb 28, 2021
by Ed Spratt  


The results are in from the New Zealand DH National Championships, with Sam Blenkinsop and Jessica Blewitt taking the Elite titles for 2021. Sam Blenkinsop crossed the line fastest in the Elite Men's racing with a win of over four seconds on Boaz Hebblethwaite. Sam Gale rounded out the top three racers with a race time of 3:12.253.

Jessica Blewitt took the top step of the Elite Women's podium this weekend, with Robin Goomes nearly ten seconds back in second place and Louise Kelly in third position. In the Junior racing, Lachlan Stevens-McNab and Jenna Hastings topped the podium in their categories.

Check out the full results below.




Results:



Elite Men:


1st. Sam Blenkinsop: 3:04.383
2nd. Boaz Hebblethwaite: 3:08.793
3rd. Sam Gale: 3:12.253
4th. Charlie Murray: 3:14.190
5th. Cole Lucas: 3:15.387



Elite Women:


1st. Jessica Blewitt: 3:44.280
2nd. Robin Goomes: 3:53.163
3rd. Louise Kelly: 4:16.350
4th. Caitlin Titheridge: 4:43.740
5th. Kelsey Timpany: 5:03.157




Junior Men:


1st. Lachlan Stevens-McNab: 3:15.313
2nd. James MacDermid: 3:19.703
3rd. Alex Wayman: 3:19.953
4th. Cameron Beck: 3:22.100
5th. Sam Weir: 3:28.627



Junior Women:


1st. Jenna Hastings: 3:47.480
2nd. Kalani Muirhead: 4:37.850




Full Results:

Elite Men:


Elite Women:


Junior Men:


Junior Women:






48 Comments

  • 54 1
 Louis Hamilton only managing 16th. Guess it is the car after all
  • 1 0
 Lol...
  • 14 1
 Got some track side footage for you all .
youtu.be/9_HfjOCzQ5E
  • 2 0
 Thanks
  • 14 0
 No, actually she won it!
  • 6 1
 Didn't blewitt this time
  • 16 4
 So impressed by the Bulldog taking 8th. :-) what a legend !
  • 22 0
 He took 8th and still went off the track and had to push back up around the tape, speed he was going would have been top 3 for sure
  • 4 0
 @blackapturphoto: Thanks for reporting. If only Pinkbike had remembered that we all want to know.
  • 12 0
 Onya blinky
  • 10 0
 RIP Scribd
  • 7 0
 I'm naming my next kid BOAZ HEBBLETHWAITE. Are you a real person?
  • 4 0
 So I'm guessing this means Charlie Murray is on Specialized now. Wonder when the official announcement will be?
  • 5 0
 Brady Stone killing it on a trail bike.
  • 4 0
 What happend to the balder Masters, did nail himself ?
  • 13 0
 Took a detour to the hospital. So probably yes.
  • 2 0
 @gcrider: Checked that trail on trailforks. -1/10, would not recommend to a friend. Healing vibes, Eddy!
  • 2 0
 Was thinking the same, heal up wheel up!
  • 3 0
 He had a big off - lost it going over a small drop and flew at speed onto a very rocky and steep slope.
  • 4 0
 So stoked to see an old school friend on the list... Good on her!
  • 2 0
 the two rock gardens were awesome to watch riders smash through. the bike shops must be doing a roaring trade this week due the to rim abuse that went on
  • 3 0
 What's with Tuhoto Ariki Pene? Can't find him on the lists
  • 1 4
 He lives in the north island, and this race was in the south Island - I'm guessing he chose not to go down for the race.
  • 6 0
 He got injured on practice
  • 2 0
 @bluelinerider: he got injured last weekend I think (same track), broken radius
  • 1 0
 he's currently sporting a nice cast on his arm
  • 2 0
 @Clarkeh: been in the South Island for a month, broke his scaphoid last week at the nz open
  • 2 0
 @as-capture: Ah bugger, that's a shit time.
  • 2 0
 master took a trip to the hospital
  • 3 0
 Yes Boaz!
  • 2 1
 Its a 1 and 3 for team Sam
  • 2 0
 #Blinky4TheWin
  • 6 5
 Was Kate Weatherly stuck in lockdown? Where my queen at?
  • 1 1
 There was meant to be an enduro up at 440, it got canceled but there were a lot of riders up there for it
  • 1 1
 @EbikeBeatsShuttles: These surprise lockdowns suck.
  • 1 0
 Hey can anyone tell me where in NZ this was held?
  • 2 0
 Christchurch. at the Christchurch adventure park
  • 1 0
 Keep on going Brook!
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