Top contenders traveled to Belo Horizonte to race in the last event of the 2013 season and to ensure a strong finish in the overall points race. Mega Grand Prix World Cup was hosted by Federação Mineira Skate Downhill at the uphill auto race track Mega Space. Track conditions were hot and dry which made for some spectacular racing. Swede Adam Persson battled hard to win the Open class making him the 2013 Open World Champion.
1- Adam Persson
2- Thiago Lessa
3- Danky Dean
4- Max Ballesteros
In the Women's race top qualifier Elena Corrigall crashed in practice resulting in a…Continue
Posted by IDF on October 31, 2013 at 22:30
Non-Brazil's where rare in the Top Ten with Thiago Lessa, Jonas Richter and Ricardo Reis rounding out the Top 3. Canadian Elena Corrigall was top women with Brazilian Georgia Bontorin 2 seconds behind. Brazilian Matias Eduardo was top Juniour and Chilean Rodrigo Bisquertt top Luger.
Top 58 Qualifiers get to rest tomorrow while 58-122 race in the REPECHAGE
Posted by IDF on October 25, 2013 at 23:00
James Kelly and Adam Persson
With one race to go, two men are battling for the 2013 IDF World Cup. James Kelly of the USA has his nose in front with 5,338 points, while Adam Persson of Sweden sits on 4,948, waiting to swoop. Their battle on the wide open track of Mega Grand Prix this weekend will determine who comes out on top.
Tagged as the American Dream, James Kelly has been a regular on the podium over the last few years, but 2013 has been looking like his year. Winning at Angies Curves, the toughest track on the circuit, ensured his reputation, and his consistent results at every World Cup race he's attended, plus a win at the World Qualifying Series Morro Solar, has put him in the box seat.
The Dreamy Viking, Adam Persson has come out of Sweden and made a massive mark on this year's racing. A win at Peyragudes Never Dies, the fastest race of the year, and another win at…Continue
Posted by Bugs on October 25, 2013 at 1:00
All photos: Provocaretina
USA Oregon Native Alex Tongue beat out opponents Brazilian Jonas Ritcher, American James Kelly and Brazilian Max Ballesteros to win the 2013 Festival de la Bajada in Bogota, Colombia. Kelly led into the crowd corner when Max hit James' hand while attempting an inside pass. Both crashed, allowing Alex and Jonas to cruise to the finish.
Canadian Elena Corrigall won the Women's beating out Brazilian Georgia Bontorin, Amanda Powell and Colombian Jenny Salazar.
Mexican Daniel Caro beat out Peruivan Gonzalo Brandon, David Suarez and Nicholas Moreno in Junior. …Continue
Posted by Unkle on October 15, 2013 at 22:00