Forget pumptrack or Speed and Style, this is the event that really kicks off Crankworx for us. 

The first of the big three events went off with riders whipping harder than Max Moseley in a dungeon full of Nazi nurses. The early afternoon is train time then the select few deemed worthy enough for finals drop in one by one for proper scrutiny by the judges.

Louis Reboul did the double in the men’s and Casey Brown put on her customary display of power to take the women’s.

Take a look at the sideways in the sky action in the gallery below: