Five Ten® sponsored rider Greg Minnaar (Santa Cruz Syndicate) earned a bronze medal at the UCI World Downhill Championships held in Mont. Ste. Anne, Canada. This was his tenth Elite Men’s World Championships and his bronze medal will join the gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze World Championship medals that he has won in his career.
2010 IFSC World Youth Championships start Thursday, Sept 9. Julian Bautista is pumped! "I had my last training session at Rock City and all packed up n' ready to go. Can't wait, I've been training hard and looking forward to it all summer!" The event takes place at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (EICA) from the 9-12. Live coverage of all 4 days will be available here. Coverage starts Sept. 9.
Sam Hill, Five Ten® sponsored rider and part of the Monster Energy Specialized team, became the UCI Downhill World Champion this last weekend in Mont Ste Anne, Canada.
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This is the end of big season for me, the first year I've done the full world cup series yet still one of the shortest season's yet. Even though its been a full season it all came down to this race. At the top of the series Gee Atherton and Greg Minnaar had 7 points separating the pair of them. For me a good result here would send me right up the series overall. The full seasons work and it boiled down to one race it was like it was world champs.
"There are a few climbs I can think of that are on everybody’s all-time list. They’re classic climbs you always hear about and think, ‘man it would be cool to climb that someday.’ The Iron Man Traverse in Bishop being one, and The Shield in Little Rock City being another. At the top of the list sits Midnight Lightning. This is one of the most famous boulder problems in the world. It was first climbed in 1976 by Ron Kauk, and at the time, pushed the limit as one of he hardest lines around. The problem definitely lives up...