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[Sea Otter] Dual Slalom Finals Gallery

[Sea Otter] Dual Slalom Finals Gallery

19/04/2015
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19/04/2015

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Big crowds gathered to watch head to head racing in the rolling hills of Monterey.

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The rowdiest section of spectators. They have nothing on Heckler’s Rock though.

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Cam Zink loves racing. Always has. Always will.

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Some chose to watch from a long way away.

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A tandem “race” kicked things off.
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Mitch Ropelato showed early signs of dominance.

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Throwback Fox guy was throwing some beers and beer slings back to the crowd.

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Unfortunately Connor Fearon and Cody Warren got knocked out a bit early.

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Bryn Atkinson – master of corners.

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Last year’s winner Cody Kelly had big shoes to fill.

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Adam Craig – doing it all on one bike.

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Mick Hannah – pure aggression.
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Needles and Kovarik – I’m sure they’ve lined up before. Andrew would go on to take 4th.
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Needles – stylish as ever.

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Anneke Beerten slapping turns into second place for the women.

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This track is tired.

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Eye in the sky.

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No stoppies for Bernard Kerr today. Third on the day aboard his Pivot mach six. He’s racing DH on the same bike today.

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D-Riff – spectatin’ hard.

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It was cool to see BMX legend Mike Day out there getting after it.

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Winning.

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Jill Kintner would go on to take Anneke Beerten down and win the women’s race.
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…And it all came down to Mitch Ropelato and Martin Maes in the men’s. Tight racing.
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18 year old phenom Martin Maes would go on to win the Sea Otter Slalom.
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After the race things got rowdy.
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Then they got quiet.

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