Results: Sun Peaks Air DH & Overall Standings - Crankworx Summer Series

Aug 14, 2020
by Sarah Moore  
Your women's Air DH and overall winner

Vaea Verbeeck added another medal to her collection after winning the Sun Peaks Air DH today ahead of Miranda Miller and Georgia Astle. Bas Van Steenbergen took the victory in the men’s race with Rhys Verner in second and Jesse Melamed just getting in on the podium in third ahead of Kasper Woolley.

With her win in the Sun Peaks Air DH, Vaea Verbeeck takes the overall Crankworx Summer Series victory ahead of Casey Brown and Andreane Lanthier Nadeau. Finn Iles took a victory lap down the course today after wrapping up the overall earlier this week, with Bas Van Steenbergen second in the overall ahead of Rhys Verner in third. Next up, Crankworx Innsbruck from September 30 - October 4th.


Elite Women Air DH

1. Vaea Verbeeck 6:42.593
2. Miranda Miller +5.233
3. Georgia Astle +10.193
4. Casey Brown +11.257
5. Andreane Lanthier Nadeau + 12.138

Full results to come.


Women’s Crankworx Summer Series Overall

Women's Overall points after 12 races


Bas is in the chase for the overall title heading into Kicking Horse.
Bas Van Steenbergen took the final gold medal in the Crankworx Summer Series.


Elite Men Air DH

1. Bas Van Steenbergen 6:05.746
2. Rhys Verner +2.721
3. Jesse Melamed +3.032
4. Kasper Wooley +3.117
5. Kirk McDowall +5.530

Full results to come.


Finn Iles
Men’s overall winner Finn Iles took a victory lap down the Air DH course.


Men’s Crankworx Summer Series Overall

Men's Overall points after 12 races




44 Comments

  • 176 1
 Any crankworx organizers from each of these parks that read these comments: Thank you for putting something together for us all during the pandemic. Hats off to your drone pilots too, really enjoyed those shots. Ended up being a really fun format with the limited resources you guys had, and you had no obligation to throw these pseudo-live events together for us, but it was entertaining and I watched them all so props. Imagine this meant a lot to the younger up and coming BC rippers too!
  • 29 1
 For sure. Will buy Clif bars if that’s what it takes to have racing.
Also, more done follow cams, please.
  • 2 0
 @Beazy: Agree. Honestly can't stand them anymore, but stoked on their support for this event.
  • 3 0
 @Beazy: Bonus - the Blueberry crisp one is absolutely peng !
  • 2 0
 Solid comment
  • 14 0
 Thank you. As part of the series, it has been an absolutely amazing experience. The CWX team has done SO much work in SO little time to make this happen, comments like this really help make it feel worth while. I know they read them - so thank you. 3
  • 1 0
 Thank you 3
  • 1 0
 @ClintTrahan: You're right, we do Wink
  • 17 0
 Congrats to mountain biking and Crankworks for holding this event and OBVIOUSLY to Finn on the overall win. Big ups to all who rode, built and helped out.
  • 8 0
 Nice job Crankworx on showcasing some of the other rad bike parks in BC. There is so much more to be had than Whistler. These parks have short lift lines, nice long runs and hardly any Aussies locals.
  • 3 0
 Weird that only the top 8 are shown for the men.

Thanks to the folks who came up with the idea/organized this awesome summer tournament. Gave the rest of us something to look forward to after a day at work, or wherever.
  • 4 0
 well done to organisers for running this in a crazy shit world atm.not wc but hell il take it,good job ???? ????
  • 3 0
 Did Finn race are DH or just take a victory lap? I don't see him on the results short list...
  • 11 0
 He did a cruisey fun lap as his Air DH race run, so wasn't in the top 5 times.
  • 6 0
 Im pretty sure he wanted to give the younger riders one better placement in a race since it didnt matter to his standing. Pretty much every interview he gave he mentioned the young rippers of BC and how great this was for them.
  • 1 0
 plus he was no doubt extremely tired!!
  • 9 0
 Oh Finn rode for show, not the win. His reason? He had a massively good poutine earlier in the day. (he looked HELLA stylish coming past my lens - so, go poutine!)
  • 2 0
 @ClintTrahan: yep that's what I thought,
Thanks, nice pics
  • 2 0
 Kudos to all the racers, and especially the ones that did EVERY event. That was an amazing test of skill, endurance and strength!!
  • 3 0
 Finn = series champ.
  • 2 0
 Thank you Crankworx!! Amazing to see some racing, screw you covid!!
  • 1 0
 The picture shows Finn drinking a beer but the article says Bas won?
  • 16 1
 Finn won the overall for the series, hence the beer celebration.
  • 1 0
 Finn won the overall.
  • 1 0
 Bas won Air DH today but Finn is the overall summer series winner.
  • 8 1
 Incorrect. It is champagne not beer.
  • 1 2
 @DYELTP: should've been beer.
  • 7 0
 @fasian: its always champagne on the podium for basically every sport in history of ever... beer is every day drinking, champagne when u win
  • 1 0
 @lognar: i can dream can't I? Also Indy 500 is a jug of milk............
  • 3 0
 @DYELTP: what if it’s Miller High Life?? Wink
  • 3 0
 @Trudeez: ooooooooooooooh the Champagne of beer
  • 1 0
 @fasian: milk lol really?
  • 1 0
 @lognar: Drinking of the MilkThree-time Indianapolis 500 winner Louis Meyer regularly drank buttermilk to refresh himself on a hot day and happened to drink some in Victory Lane as a matter of habit after winning the 1936 race. An executive with what was then the Milk Foundation was so elated when he saw the moment captured in a photograph in the sports section of his newspaper the following morning that he vowed to make sure it would be repeated in coming years. There was a period between 1947-55 when milk was apparently no longer offered, but the practice was revived in 1956 and has been a tradition ever since.

REALLY.
  • 1 0
 @fasian: pretty sure Helio Castro Neves drank orange juice with his Indy 500 win.
  • 1 0
 It states "overall winner". Most points.
  • 6 5
 way to take the overall, Vaea! who's Finn? ;-)
  • 4 3
 It is pretty confusing having two clearly labelled sets of results.
  • 1 0
 Good job Finn, my fantasy team dominated.
  • 3 6
 That’s one confusing way to present results.
  • 1 0
 we do it just to fk with you.
  • 2 0
 @ClintTrahan: well shit, it’s working then as I keep checking back for full results. Good work.
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