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SA State Series – Round 1 – Fox Bowl

Downhill racing is back in South Australia!

Downhill racing is back in South Australia!

Insideline is one of the oldest downhill clubs in Australia (and therefore the world?!) and the weekend saw their 19th season/year start at Fox Creek on the bowl track.

Fox Creek is one of the classic race venues on the South Australian calendar.

Fox Creek is one of the classic race venues on the South Australian calendar.

Weather was good, especially considering how it can be at Fox.

Weather was good, especially considering how it can be at Fox.

Everyone was happy to be back racing.

Everyone was happy to be back racing.

There were some familiar races back from races we have seen across Oz, here is Henry Blake repping in SA.

There were some familiar races back from races we have seen across Oz, here is Henry Blake repping in SA.

We understand mate, we understand! It is a tough gig being a photo-g but Kane himself wasn't even sure what was happening at this moment!

We understand mate, we understand! It is a tough gig being a photo-g but Kane wasn’t even sure what was happening at this moment!

The track was very similar to as previously raced with a few tweaks from the trail fairies.

The track was very similar to as previously raced with a few tweaks from the trail fairies.

Will Rischbieth is another rider who we have seen across the country this year already.

Will Rischbieth is another rider who we have seen across the country this year already.

Matt Taylor keeps his good form in SA going and took the win in Under 19s.

Matt Taylor keeps his good form in SA going and took the win in Under 19s.

Haha what is going on in this photo?! Oh the captions, we call it the downhill dance!

Haha what is going on in this photo?! Oh the captions, we call it the downhill dance!

The results from the weekend are below;

Elite Women:

1. Philippa Rostan 2:45.312

2. Molly Payne 2:54.653

3. Moira Love 3:12.970

4. Sheree Dickinson 3:35.44

Elite Men:

1. Angas Maddern 2:17.190

2. Steve Gebert 2:17.440

3. Will Rischbieth 2:18.520

4. Craig Yates 2:18.920

5. Steve Marsh 2:21.070

Under 19 Men:

1. Matthew Taylor 2:19.380

2. Curtis Dowdell 2:19.770

3. Cody Barker 2:21.110

4. James Chambers 2:21.820

5. Conor Clancy 2:23.730

It was a very happy Angus Maddern who took the win, just from Steve Gebert amongst a strong field. The next race is Willunga, see you there!

Images: Matt Bird and Matt Gibson


Apr 30, 2013 | Category: All downhill247.com posts, Australian race posts | Comments: 1 | Tags: ,

 

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  1. [...] from the first SA state round at Fox Creek (you can read our race report and check out the pics here) for everyone to [...]

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