Riley Harris qualifies fastest at Veggie Hill

Riley Harris (Canada) qualified fastest at Veggie Hill today, just pipping Brazilian Max Ballesteros and fellow Canadian Patrick Switzer in an epic battle on the final run of the day.

Riley took the lead early in the day and held off a series of challenges, but appeared gone when both Max and Patrick smashed the 1:18 barrier on the final run to overtake him. Riley rose to the occasion, defeating Max by an incredibly slim 0.008 of a second to regain 1st place and go into tomorrow's finals as favourite.

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In womens, Rachel Bruskoff of the USA was the fastest of a deep womens field, while local Pantoy was the fastest Junior. In Masters, Ben Hay of Australia dominated the small field and also placed 10th in Opens.

See all today's qualifying times here.

Tomorrow it will be head-to-head racing all day under the tropical sun here in Cebu on the Vegetable Highway. Stay tuned to the action by following the live race brackets:

Sunday Running Order

  1. Practice run
    • RIDER UPLIFT
  2. Repechage round of 32
    • RIDER UPLIFT
  3. Repechage round of 16
    • RIDER UPLIFT
  4. Opens round of 32
    • RIDER UPLIFT
  5. Womens round of 16
  6. Opens round of 16
    • RIDER UPLIFT
  7. Junior semi-finals
  8. Womens semi-finals
  9. Opens semi-finals
    • RIDER UPLIFT
  10. Masters final
  11. Juniors final
  12. Womens consolation final
  13. Womens Final
  14. Open consolation final
  15. Open Final
    • PODIUM and PARTY