Video of the 2009 U.S. Open Downhill and Giant Slalom Ã‚Â from Lucent Productions. Ã‚Â Nicely edited, good wipeouts and furthers my curiousity as to why downhillers don’t run a 29″ wheel on the front.
The 7th annual event was held May 22nd at Diablo Freeride Park. Ã‚Â Hit ‘more’ for additional videos and top results…
- Miranda Miller (Santa Cruz) – 3:05.47
- Kathy Pruitt (Jamis Bikes) – 3:05.56 (+ .09)
- Fionn Griffiths (Norco) – 3:05.96 (+ .49)
- Sam Hill (Monster / Specialized) – 2:30.11
- Animal Commencal (Animal Commencal) – 2:32.72 (+ 2.61)
- Brendan Fairclough (Monster / Specialized) – 2:35.21 (+ 5.10)
Full results online at live-timing.com.
Short montage from NiceNines.com. Ã‚Â Solid tree shoulder-check at about 1:14.
Day 2 DH Pro Qualifying.
Day 1 DH Practice and Slalom Qualifying.
Helmet cam footage of Diablo Freeride Park, but not necessarily of the US Open Course.