DEVO’s Results From Nationals

DEVO’s Results From Nationals

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National Championships at Sol Vista
DEVO Results from the weekend

Kaylee Blevins: 1st Cat 2 15-18 junior XC
Steven Davoust : 4th Cat 2 junior XC
Levi Kurlander: 7th Cat 2 junior xc
Collin Francom: 8th Cat 2 junior XC
Haakon Sigurslid: 13th Cat 2 junior
Hank Stowers: 40th Cat 2 junior
Alicia Rose Pastore: 1st Cat 1 junior
Joan Walker (Get Out): 12th Cat 1 junior

Gino Pastore: 3rd Cat 1 Junior 15-16 XC
Sepp Kuss: 7th Cat 1 Junior 15-16 XC

Howard Grotts: 2nd Cat 1 Junior 17-18 XC
Elliott Saslow: 30th Cat 1 Junior 17-18 XC

Christopher Blevins: 1st Junior men 11-12
Charlie Greenberg: 20th Junior 13-14
Keenan Desplanques: 32nd Junior 13-14
Avra Saslow (Get Out): 2nd junior 13-14
Elysse Masson (Get Out): 7th Super D
Kaila Hart (Get Out): 3rd U23

Tad Elliott (devo graduate): 1st U23 XC
Joe Schnieder (Devo coach): 14th U23 XC
Greg Carpenter (Devo coach): 17th U23 XC
Sarah Tescher (Devo coach): 1st Single Speed
Jess Reed (Devo coach): 2nd Single speed
Annie Cheeney (Devo coach): 6th Cat 1 XC

Alicia Rose Pastore: 1st short track
Elke Brutsaert: 4th Super D
Chad Cheeney: 9th Super D
Gine Pastore: 7th Super D
Sepp Kuss: 9th Super D
Howard Grotts: 1st Short Track
Christopher Blevins: 1st Short track
Kaylee Blevins: 1st Super D
Hank Stowers: 25th Super D
Tad Elliott: 1st Pro men
Keenan Desplanques: 36th Super D

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Lift 8 Hill Climb and HB Super D is Saturday!

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Lift 8 Hill Climb and HB Super D is Tomorrow!

Rain will not cancel the event. Please be prepared for sweetness and suffering.

July 24 Lift 8 Hill Climb & HB Super D
$30(19-49), Juniors(1-18) and Seniors (50+) pay $5
Preregister on Active.com
Racers Lemans style mass start through the Coca-Cola Bike Park circuit course and ride to the top of lift 8 using the updated 90 Worlds singletrack reroutes and the mountains sweet doubletrack. The finish is at 10,000 feet! Riders regroup, then LeMans start in gender and ability groupings back down the mountain. Racers must do hill climb to race Super D.
The Super D course was designed by MTB Hall of Famer Greg Herbold and follows some of the climb route before turning off and descending down the 90 Worlds lap descent ending featuring several new Trails 2000 singletrack reroutes. The course begins with a longish double track traverse, includes a 1-2 minute climb in the middle and some fast fireroad descents before a sweet new/old singletrack ending, and finishing with a lap on the Coke Circuit Course. The hill climb and super d course will be open to preride on thursday afternoon and friday. The kids will race following the finish of the Super D and will do 2 laps of the Coke Circuit Course.
Start Times; Mass Start 9am, Super D starts 10:30am (approx.) Kids race begins after the Super D finish.
Racers will be scored using finish order placing and not time. Lowest score of the 2 races wins, with the tiebreaker going to the better placing in the SuperD. We will keep times for the fans. Scoring will be done by 4 Corners Timing.
Awards at 12:00pm
Prizes; DMR non holiday day pass for male and female winners in beginner, sport and pro/expert category. Medals for kids race participants
Raffle; 1 DMR non holiday day pass, Purango Dolo bike polo mallet, Devo tshirt and hoodie and more!
July 24 Lift 8 Hill Climb & HB Super D
$30(19-49), Juniors(1-18) and Seniors (50+) pay $5
Preregister on Active.com
Racers Lemans style mass start through the Coca-Cola Bike Park circuit course and ride to the top of lift 8 using the updated 90 Worlds singletrack reroutes and the mountains sweet doubletrack. The finish is at 10,800 feet! Riders regroup, then LeMans start in gender and ability groupings back down the mountain. Racers must do hill climb to race Super D.
The Super D course was designed by MTB Hall of Famer Greg Herbold and follows some of the climb route before turning off and descending down the 90 Worlds lap descent ending featuring several new Trails 2000 singletrack reroutes. The course begins with a longish double track traverse, includes a 1-2 minute climb in the middle and some fast fireroad descents before a sweet new/old singletrack ending, and finishing with a lap on the Coke Circuit Course. The hill climb and super d course will be open to preride on thursday afternoon and friday. The kids will race following the finish of the Super D and will do 2 laps of the Coke Circuit Course.
Start Times; Mass Start 9am, Super D starts 10:30am (approx.) Kids race begins after the Super D finish.
Racers will be scored using finish order placing and not time. Lowest score of the 2 races wins, with the tiebreaker going to the better placing in the SuperD. We will keep times for the fans. Scoring will be done by 4 Corners Timing.
Awards at 12:00pm
Prizes; DMR non holiday day pass for male and female winners in beginner, sport and pro/expert category. Medals for kids race participants
Raffle; 1 DMR non holiday day pass, Purango Dolo bike polo mallet, Devo tshirt and hoodie and more!
This guy was spotted on the HB Super D course checking out the lines. Seriously, beware of moose on course

This guy was spotted on the HB Super D course checking out the lines. Seriously, beware of moose on course

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Local Racing News

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Post Nationals and wham, more racing. This wednesday the AOA/DEVO STXC Series continues at Durango BMX. Races will take place beginning at 530pm. Remember, they are only $5 for the rest of the season. Then this Saturday is the Lift 8 Hill Climb and HB SuperD. Registration is at active.com or get there at 8am for on site reg. The mass start hill climb begins at 9am. Next weeks AOA STXC is at DMR and then that saturday the 31st is the Hermosa Offroad Classic.

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Trailwork at DMR on Wednesday

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This Wednedsay, July 14 — Pizza Party.  Let’s finish the World’s Re Route! Please join us Wednesday at Durango Mountain Resort as we work on the World’s cross country course. We ask each trail user to volunteer at least once a season and this week you can attend trailwork in the high country, while staying cool and sharing in a pizza party afterwards.

Directions: Park at the upper parking lot. Walk to the Plaza up the stairs and to your left where you’ll see the truck parked in front of Purgy’s. Please sign in and grab a tool. We’ll load the chairlift at 4:00pm. If you can come later, a 2nd crew will load the chair at 5:00pm.

Please be on time. Wear/Bring: You’ll need to bring/wear long pants, sturdy shoes, sunhat, sunscreen, rain jacket and a water bottle or camelbak. We’ll provide the tools, demonstrate the work and DMR will treat you to a pizza party.

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DEVO Helps Find “Sundance”-The Therapy Dog

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You may have noticed “Lost Dog” posters tack’d up all over Durango’s trailheads earlier this week. Sundance, the therapy dog, from Albuquerque, went missing after bolting upon hearing the first booms of Durango’s 4th of July Fireworks. U14er Charlie Greenberg was watching the show when he saw Sundance running through the streets unattended. On wednesday’s U14 team practice, the athletes were riding the meadow backwards when coach Chad came upon the loose leashed Australian Shepherd and the dog instantly led out the group towards the dry frog beds. U14er River recognized the dog and bolted up the hill to track him down, knowing that his owners had been on the hunt. To no avail, the team headed back down to the parking lot. Then U14er Devin Feilen decided to forgo his post ride meal, and hunt down Sundance. He rode the meadow backwards and foreword several times and then spotted the Therapy Dog in about the same area as earlier. He then contacted the owners and led them to the area, where the family was reunited and finally able to return home to Albuquerque. Nice work Devo Dog Catchers!

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July DEVO Telegraph Hill Climb

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Telegraph Hill Climb 7.7.10 & 7.8.10

U14 Boys; Keenan 22:48, Charlie G. 21:35, Charlie M. 30:23, Devin 24:20, River 23:27, George 28:33, Derek 24:35, Will 24:47, Chase 24:19, Henry 20:23, Cole 28:12

U14 Girls; India 26:11, Sabina 32:52, Robin 37:27, Sierra 26:22

U19 Boys; Sepp 16:39, Howard 15:09, Levi 17:12, STephan 18:28, Haakon 17:37, Chris 18:58, Hank 23:36, Elliott 19:25

U19 Girls; Kaylee 21:53

Coaches; Annie 35:10, Evan 19:01, Chad 18:59 & 17:52, Greg 16:24, Scott 19:30, Elke 26:49

past results

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AOA/DEVO STXC #6 Results

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Animas Orthopedic Associates/DEVO Short Track Series #6

Factory Trails 7.7.10

B Men; 1. Chris Blevins, 2. Stephan Davoust, 3. Marc, 4. Keenan Desplanques, 5. Rich Larson, 6. Henry Larson, 7. Devin Feilen, 8. Wyeth Rossi

B Women; 1. Kaylee Blevins, 2. Emily Schaldach, 3. Joan Walker, 4. Avra Saslow

B Holeshot; Chris Blevins

Kids Race; Clare, Alli, Josh, Maggie, Austin, Ivan, Ellie

A Women; 1. Teal Stetson-Lee, 2. Kaila Hart, 3. Rebecca Gross, 4. Annie Cheeney, 5. Sarah Strum

A Men; 1. Joey Thompson, 2. Tad Elliott, 3. Howard Grotts, 4. Adam Snyder, 5. Nick Gould, 6. Frank Mapel, 7. Greg Lewis, 8. Lars Ellefson, 9. Mark Smelser, 10. Gaige Sippy, 11. Elliott Saslow, 12. Bryan Morra, 13. Jon Delacey, 14. Luke Allen, 15. Dave Hagen, dnf; Drew Edsall, Chad Cheeney

A Holeshot; Tad Elliott

past results

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AOA/DEVO STXC #5 Results

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Animas Orthopedic Associates/DEVO Short Track #5

Durango Mountain Resort June 30, 2010

B Men; 1. Levi Kurlander, 2. Chris Blevins, 3. Charlie Greenberg, 4. Keenan Desplanques, 5. Fabio When, 6. River Weiss, 7. Will Berger, 8. Devin Feilen, 9. Rich Larson, 10. Henry Larson, 11. Charlie Malone

B Women; 1. Kaylee Blevins, 2. Avra Saslow, 3. Joan Walker

Kids Race; Keiran, Ellie, and Austin

A Women; 1. Alicia Rose Pastore, 2. Kaila Hart, 3. Sarah Sturm, 4. Annie Cheeney

A Men; 1. Benn Sontag, 2. Adam Snyder, 3. Greg Carpenter, 4. Gino Pastore, 5. Chad Cheeney, 6. Sepp Kuss, 7. Elliott Saslow, 8. Cal Skilsky, 9. Dave Hagen

past results

Thanks to Mark Pastore for the score keeping and Levi Kurlander and Todd Wells for race announcing.

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