Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Resort hosting Crankworx Summer Series – Vernon News


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Some of the very best mountain bicycle riders in the activity will be in the North Okanagan afterwards this thirty day period for SilverStar’s Crankworx Summer season Sequence.

This multi-sport function will kick off July 28 and carry on via July 31 at Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Vacation resort.

“With four distinct activities, it can be heading to be a weekend filled with large air, rapidly berms and some of the finest riding in the planet,” claimed Chantelle Deacon, communications supervisor, SilverStar.
Registration is now open for everybody to get in on the action.

The leading two finalists in just about every class of the Air DH, Twin Slalom and Pump Track at Crankworx Summer months Sequence at SilverStar will be awarded a confirmed free entry to Crankworx Whistler, in the identical race self-discipline and age group.

The event will also feature Title Slopestyle, a Gold stage Freeride Mountain Bike (FMB) Planet Tour Slopestyle Party.

“We are so thrilled for this invite-only event,” explained Deacon. “We have by now had 13 of the 25 leading Slopestyle riders in the environment confirm they will be here competing at SilverStar.”
Coming back to SilverStar this year is mountain biking pro, Griffin Paulson.

“I couldn’t be far more excited to return to the Title Slopestyle this yr,” Paulson reported. “Everybody was so stoked on the system previous calendar year and it’ll be wonderful to see what anyone delivers to the desk at this classic Canadian slopestyle party. Previous yr, the levels of competition was late in the time and we skilled some cold conditions, so I’m hoping for some warmer and dryer using this 12 months. I imagine it will also be awesome to see a first rate number of new riders on class, undoubtedly anticipating a fantastic opposition.”

Paulson is not the only mountain-biking professional returning to acquire on Title Slopestyle again this 12 months.

Nicholi Rogatkin will be back, and he’s thrilled to have a different shot using on the complicated course made and built by Vernon community and mountain biking legend, Brett Rheeder.

“Very hyped on the return of the Title Slopestyle at SilverStar. That system has so a lot of alternatives for these kinds of major tricks,” Rogatkin mentioned. “Previous yr with the climate and the ailments we had, it was a big battle, but we nonetheless managed to have a pretty crazy level of competition. I had a tough go at it previous yr but managed to set down a harmless run for fifth position in the conclusion, so I am hunting to do some bigger bangers on the class this yr. Over-all, I’m super stoked to have a different contest at SilverStar, it must be rad.”

Other pro riders competing incorporate Dawid Godziek, Lucas Huppert, Tom Isted, and Lukas Knopf.

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By diana