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In mountain-biking circles, Cam Zink needs no introduction. The freerider from Reno, Nevada, with the go-for-broke style has one Red Bull Rampage win, two Red Bull Joyride wins and a Châtel Mountain Style first to his credit - and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Mountain biking superstar Brandon Semenuk (CAN) solidified his spot in the record books today - his first place finish in Red Bull Joyride marks his sixth podium finish in Crankworx slopestyle competition and his third first place finish in the event, a feat that has never before been accomplished.
This weekend at the Crankworx Whistler Enduro World Series round, Curtis Keene had his all time best performance when he ended up 3rd overall after 5 grueling stages. This round climbed over 8,000 feet, and went on for ten hours through absolutely savage terrain in miserable heat. Just finishing is a feat for many. Anyhow, when we weren’t busy trying to follow him down some epic trails we chased him down in the village and chatted with him on the race, his career and the new bike he’s been riding.
Over the past 10 years of Crankworx, nobody has found more success in the signature slopestyle contest than Whistler's own Brandon Semenuk.
South Aussie BMX star Sam Willoughby fought back tears as he dedicated his second elite men’s world title to the mother of girlfriend Alise Post, who lost her battle with cancer earlier this year.