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New Zealand Nationals Round One

New Zealand Nationals Round One

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Sam Blenkinsop and Sabrina Jonnier take the honours at the first round of the New Zealand nationals at the Living Springs Farm Park in Christchurch.

I’ll try and get a race report soon but in the meantime James Allen sent us a load of photos for you to check out below, including Blinky wearing gloves, Wyn Masters and Brook Macdonald on new bikes and some pigs.

Elite Men Downhill

1 Sam Blenkinsop (Wanganui) 3:45.51;
2 Justin Leov (Dunedin) 3:46.54;
3 Cameron Cole (Christchurch) 3:46.93;
4 Brook MacDonald (Napier) 3:48.29;
5 Matt Scoles (Alexandra) 3:50.11

Elite Women Downhill

1 Sabrina Jonnier (France) 4:15.91;
2 Sophie Borderes (France) 4:43.06;
3 Rita Langley (Golden Bay) 5:09.60


Full results here.

  1. enri

    ahahahaha guys the NZ rankers totally failed the name of 18th placer:he’s Edo Franco! anyway great photos,looking forward to the race recap!

  2. Mat frm NZ

    hahaha for the record, blenki wasnt wearng gloves (wel not exactly). we have to wear gloves as its in da rules (stupid ay?) so everyone cuts da palms out lol

  3. ryan w

    any one got a link for any videos

  4. Doug R

    check out the wyntv vid on home page or visit http://www.nzride.com


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