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Video and Race Report: Western Open Canada Cup

Jul 28, 2019
by Stephen Exley  
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Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries



Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries



Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Gabe Neron scrubs over CCN Speed Trap as he comes into the finish corral


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Sam Thibault on his way to second in seeding in a mixed bag of conditions


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Information, schedules and lodging recommendations are available through registration.
Registration for the 2019 Dunbar Summer Series can be found here: www.CCNBIKES.com


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Annual Western Open Huck to Flat: 1st @connor_nettleton (48’3”) 2nd @symo_tellier (46’2”) 3rd @miltonmcconville (45’8”)


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
I think he bottomed his soul out on this one!




2019 Event Files
The Western Open winner was Nikki Spalding


Race or volunteer at any of the Dunbar Summer Series events in 2019 and you will be entered to WIN this bike from Specialized Canada for free. Brett Tippie will draw the winning name just prior to awards at each stop of the Dunbar Summer Series. Mark your calendars & make your travel plans - these are the events to be at!!


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Prairie Girl Nikki Spalding taking home a brand new P3 from Specialized presented by Rippers Lounge Racing


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Cory Leclerc recognized by Exley, Dunbar Cycles and the Western Open for supporting downhill racing for over a decade


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
No one brings the hype and vibe to event like Brett Tippie, he is the best at what he does!



Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Ginger Ale for junior experts - Emmett Hancock in 1st with a 4:04.98


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Custom awards by North Shore Billet



Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Rachel Pageau had an incredible weekend for Pivot Racing: Huck to flat 1st, Seeding 1st and Race finals 1st!


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Mens elite podium: Sam Thibault, Magnus Manson, Philippe Ricard, Colin Grant and Garrett MacIntosh in fifth



Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Canyon Factory Racing's Magnus Manson


Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Magnus surprised event organizer with a signed jersey as a thank you for hosting ten years of downhill events #respect



Find complete results for the Western Open Canada Cup | BC Cup here: RESULTS

Photos by Niall Pinder the pinder experience Dunbarsummerseries
Canada Cup point leaders for elite women and men: Rachel Pageau and Sam Thibault from Quebec


bigquotesThe ninth edition of the Western Open was a blast for everyone involved and I'm beyond stoked to be bringing the Canadian National Champs to the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in 2020.Stephen Exley


2019 Event Files


Photos by: Niall Pinder @the_pinder_experience
Video by: Dylan Siggers @dylansiggers


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 Great race and awesome weekend!

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