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FOX US OPEN BEGINS TODAY IN KILLINGTON, VERMONT

Here's the schedule for Wednesday, September 20th, through Sunday, September 24th

Athlete registration and check-in started today. Practice starts on Thursday. The racing begins on Friday. The current weather forecast looks fairly good, except for a chance of afternoon showers on both Saturday and Sunday. The downhill…
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STRAIT ACRES DUAL SLALOM WINNING RUNS

We were able to catch the winning runs and throw them up on YouTube; check it out

This past weekend we took a trip to Snow Summit Bike Park in Big Bear, California to witness the insanity that was the Strait Acres Dual Slalom. Watch the winning runs here and now.
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STRAIT ACRES DUAL SLALOM: PHOTOS AND RESULTS

The event was completed mere hours before Tropical Storm Hilary hit the area

The warnings about thunderstorms, lightning, torrential rain, strong winds, and flash floods kept most of the crowds away from Snow Summit Bike Park in Big Bear on Saturday, but MBA stayed up there for the event and the racing was great.…
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KYLE STRAIT’S DUAL SLALOM EVENT IS THIS WEEKEND

The Strait Acres Invitational dual slalom event is only one part of the gravity competition being held this weekend at Big Bear, California

Get ready for some great mountain bike racing this weekend at Snow Summit. Kyle Strait's Strait Acres Invitational dual slalom event is scheduled to take place this Saturday. The whole weekend is filled with other gravity-style mountain…
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“HAZ” AND FREW TAKE CRANKWORX DUAL SLALOM FINALS

Pene finishes third in Slalom and takes the "King of Crankworx" title

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HARRIET BURBIDGE-SMITH AND JACKSON FREW TRIUMPH IN CRANKWORX WHISTLER DUAL SLALOM EVENT, AS PENE CLAIMS KING OF CRANKWORX TITLE WHISTLER, CANADA, July 28, 2023 – The Crankworx Whistler Dual Slalom event reached a…
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AMERICA’S NEW DUAL SLALOM NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Nathan Kitchen won the Junior Men’s 15-18 Dual Slalom event

With all the news about the pro downhill and enduro events in North Carolina last week, the news about the dual slalom event was easily overlooked. For anyone who missed that news, here's the report from Angelina Palermo of USA Cycling…
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Bike Check: Kyle Strait’s Custom Vitus Escarpe Slalom Build

Strait took Vitus’ carbon trail bike, the Escarpe, and turned it into a hard-ripping slalom machine.

The new Vitus Escarpe 27 is Kyle Strait's new weapon of choice for dual slalom. Kyle has a long history of competitive success in dual slalom, dirt jumping, downhill, and other things, as well as winning the Red Bull Rampage twice. Vitus…
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FOX US OPEN OF MOUNTAIN BIKING STARTS THIS THURSDAY IN NEW ENGLAND

Free to attend and watch epic pro MTB competition in Killington, Vermont

September 13, 2022 (KILLINGTON, VT) – The Fox US Open of Mountain Biking has released its event schedule for racing this weekend at Killington Resort, September 15-18.  Athletes will kick off the epic competition on Thursday, September 15,…
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HOFFMAN AND KOLB WIN IT FOR THE LOCALS IN INNSBRUCK DUAL SLALOM

German and Austrian riders take the W's in front of their home crowds

The morning had kicked off with sun, but the light swiftly disappeared behind the clouds as riders got on track. Eventually, a rumble of thunder grumbled in the distance and the heavens slowly opened. . . . Riders slipped. Gates were ridden…
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CRANKWORX ANNOUNCES ITS 2022 WORLD TOUR

The series returns to Whistler, Innsbruck, Rotorua and one other location that has yet to be named

Crankworx has announced its 2022 World Tour, and it's back with a vengeance and breaking new ground. On the calendar, a four-stop schedule including the return of the iconic Whistler festival after a two-year hiatus, and the addition of a…
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THROWBACK TUESDAY: GREG MINNAAR’S SPEED SECRET

Dual Slalom Racing

We were going through some old photos and came upon this one of Greg Minnaar from the Dual Slalom race at Whistler Crankworx in 2008. Greg has told that one of his speed secrets is to look way ahead on the course instead of looking down…
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BOOTLEG CANYON GETS READY FOR ANOTHER SEASON OF RACING

TThe 2022 race season will be starting soon

  Bootleg Canyon, Nevada, has announced its schedule for 2022. Be sure to go to the Bootleg Canyon website (https://www.bootlegcanyonracing.com/) to register for the events and to check for any changes to the race schedule before…
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PHOTOS & RIDER LISTS FOR CRANKWORX ROTORUA

World’s best all-round athletes on deck for five broadcast events live on Red Bull TV from New Zealand

Press Release  ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND October 29, 2021 — Style, progression, speed, and good times with the Crankworx Family - it’s all set to go down as the final stop of the Crankworx World Tour takes shape. November 1-7, the eyes…
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Crankworx Innsbruck Dual Slalom & Photos

Czech and Australian riders manage to ride fastest and stay rubber-side down (and outside the gates) on tight Specialized Dual Slalom Innsbruck track

As reported by Julia Montague of Crankworx:  INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, June 17, 2021 – Precision and power were the names of the game in the Specialized Dual Slalom Innsbruck today, as live broadcast action kicked off from Crankworx Innsbruck…
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