I moved to Salt Lake 8 years ago because I felt then, and still believe, it is the best place to live if you want to climb all the time. I know there are plenty of people who argue with that, but it has worked for me. While here I have traveled to Turkey, Europe, all over the U.S.A. and of course climbed in countless areas in Utah. Yet, somehow in the last 8 years I have managed to never climb in Logan Canyon except for the last two weekends.
Five Ten sponsored rider Greg Minnaar (Santa Cruz Syndicate) retains the leader’s jersey in the UCI World Cup Downhill Series with a 3rd place finish June 6, 2010 on this dry, dusty, brutal track in Fort William, Scotland. Starting the series with a win in Maribor and coming into Fort William wearing the leaders jersey was a great position for Greg to spring from. In Saturday’s qualifier Greg put together a solid run wearing his new custom 5.10® SPD Minnaars, and clinched the 1st place points towards the individual ranking. Feeling happy with his result he did...
As a first time competitor in the world cup scene I was really psyched to even be in the first round!! Only grabbing two bonus holds was not enough to get in the top 20. Each problem was hard and had a tricky moves. I was one of the last people to go so I did not get to see many people send, but I did not see anyone send number 3 or 5.
My separated shoulder is healing nicely and I've been out riding and having a ball in the nice wet spring weather. I'm actually cutting out of work early today to play in the wet DG (decomposing granite) from last night and today's rain. It's a Tahoe bikers powder day!!!
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