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Welcome to Toowoomba for the final round of the National series this year

Welcome to Toowoomba for the final round of the National series this year

We headed up to Toowoomba in Queensland for the 4th and final round of the National series, which also doubled as the Oceania Championships. It is not the first time the track had held a major mountain bike event so many racers knew what they were in for. Wrapping up the series for us RFPhotographics again delivers the goods, full results on the MTBA website.

Friday track walk gave the riders a chance to checkout the few minor changes from previous years

Friday track walk gave the riders a chance to checkout the few minor changes from previous years

Hot, dry and dusty conditions lay ahead for the riders

Hot, dry and dusty conditions lay ahead for the riders

Checking out the fast rock garden

Checking out the fast rock garden

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Wyn Masters one of a few New Zealanders to make the trek over the ditch for Oceania's

Wyn Masters one of a few New Zealanders to make the trek over the ditch for Oceania’s

Tim Eaton wasn't here to provide the T-Bars so Jordan Procharya filled in for him

Tim Eaton wasn’t here to provide the T-Bars so Jordan Procharya filled in for him

Josh Button racing his first national for the year and looking fast

Josh Button racing his first national for the year and looking fast

Hot days in the harsh Queensland sun.

Hot days in the harsh Queensland sun.

Graeme Mudd Qualified fastest on Saturday

Graeme Mudd Qualified fastest on Saturday

Baxter on a roll this season qualifying fastest in the Juniors

Baxter on a roll this season qualifying fastest in the Juniors

Rhys Atkinson also making an appearance out here at Toowoomba

Rhys Atkinson also making an appearance out here at Toowoomba

Jackson Frew blowing off a foot in the rock garden

Jackson Frew blowing off a foot in the rock garden

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Kellie Weinert bombing down one of the fastest sections on the track

Kellie Weinert bombing down one of the fastest sections on the track

A rough weekend for Tegan with a flat in seeding and a off track moment in her race run

A rough weekend for Tegan with a flat in seeding and a off track moment in her race run

Roja Hill-Wright tackling the rock garden

Roja Hill-Wright tackling the rock garden

Dani Beecroft on her way to taking the win this weekend

Dani Beecroft on her way to taking the win this weekend

Ben Zwar making his way through the afternoon sun

Ben Zwar making his way through the afternoon sun

Baxter Missed out on the win by 0.1 of a second

Baxter Missed out on the win by 0.1 of a second

Josh Clark took the win in the Juniors

Josh Clark took the win in the Juniors

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Remy charging his way into 5th this weekend

Remy charging his way into 5th this weekend

Graeme Mudd on his way to 4th on race day

Graeme Mudd on his way to 4th on race day

Wyn Masters looking like he was enjoying himself to the 3rd spot on the podium

Wyn Masters looking like he was enjoying himself to the 3rd spot on the podium

Kiwi Keegan Wright followed up behind in 2nd

Kiwi Keegan Wright followed up his seeding in 2nd

But it was Josh Button's day

But it was Josh Button’s day

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Mar 19, 2017 | Category: All downhill247.com posts | Comments: none

 

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