Tahnee Seagrave wins Rotorua DH

03/25/2018

Tahnee Seagrave earned her first Crankworx podium with a victory in the final event of the weekend, the Rotorua DH. The World Cup DH racer brought her A-game, showing prime form to kick off the World Cup season with a 10-second gap over second place. 

 

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Some on-and-off rain made for some interesting conditions in the rugged race down Mount Ngongotaha.

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Eliot Jackson of the Giant Factory Racing Team slipping through some New Zealand mud.

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Getting comfortable on his new bike with the Mondraker Team, Brook MacDonald earned himself a 5th place finish for the day.

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Fifth place for Jill Kintner after a tough week of racing, taking part in 5 events over the 9 days of Crankworx. Pretty impressive considering she found herself on 5 different podiums as well.

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Jill leaves Rotorua in first place in the standings for Queen of Crankworx, setting herself up well for the rest of the series. 

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A career milestone for the accomplished World Cup racer - her first podium and first win of Crankworx. 

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Eliot Jackson (Giant Factory Off-Road) and Rupert Chapman (Pivot DH) are looking ready for World Cup DH season.

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Thank you Crankworx for another epic week in Rotorua! We're already counting down to the action returning to Innsbruck in June.

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