Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Surf City I, Aptos High School.

 This race is always very hard and this day was probably the toughest of the season so far. Ariel Raymon did well to finish 8th in the womens B race without injury.
 Kelly Chang and Campbell Steers represented the team in the womens A race finishing 7th and 8th-Kelly managing 7th in spite of three crashes.
 Ian Stowe fought hard to finish 18th while Brendan 'Shredlox' Lehman had a good race finishing in 13th in the mens A race.Javier Valencia did a good ride coming in 12th and  Matty Garcia came in at 22nd in the mens B field of over 50 riders.
In the masters Benoit Dubuisson finished at 6th in the large field with Michael Schaller coming in at 28th. Rick Ortenblad had a good race to finish 6th and I had not so good of a race to come in at10th in the mens 55+ race.
Our sole rider on the podium was Alex Work , 3rd in the mens 35 A race-a fine showing against former national and world champions. While this race was going on Scott Chapin and Ellen Sherrill were off in Kentucky at the CX single speed worlds. The pinkbike video tells all-check it out.

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