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About Colin

• Former Secretary, International Downhill Federation
• Founding member of ASRA (Australian Skateboard Racing Association)
• Skateboarder since 1972
• Likes visors

Posts by Colin

Thiago and Emily Cement Their Dominance at Verdicchio

Thiago and Emily Cement Their Dominance at Verdicchio

In hindsight it was predictable; Thiago Lessa is dominating the 2018 race season, and he never looked like losing here at Verdicchio Race. He qualified first, won all his race heats, and there was always a sense that whatever the hill and the competition threw at him he would have a ready solution, and the skills to implement it.

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Verdicchio Wine Flows; Brazilian Pros

Verdicchio Wine Flows; Brazilian Pros

When it comes to professionalism Thiago Lessa (BRA) has no peer, and today he left his last qualifying run until last to maximise grip as the road cooled in the late afternoon. A few minutes earlier Yanis Markarian (FRA) squeaked into first place ahead of Tristan Cardillo (SUI), but the Brazilian pro showed them how it's done, posting a track record of 2:19.30, almost half a second in front of Yanis.

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The Tenth Kozakov Qualis; Hot Laps and Headwinds

The Tenth Kozakov Qualis; Hot Laps and Headwinds

On a day of blustery headwinds, Carlos Paixão qualified fastest, closely followed by fellow Brazilian Thiago Lessa. That reverses their final placing at the end of the 2017 World Cup season, and sets up a classic battle in the finals of the tenth Kozakov Challenge. Behind the two Brazilians lurks Daniel Engel, back in form after struggling in Transylvania.

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Arirang Hill Day 2: Daina Banks takes the lead

Arirang Hill Day 2: Daina Banks takes the lead

Day Two qualifications began with yesterday's fastest qualifier, Chase Hiller, breaking his ankle on his first run. With Chase out of the picture, fellow Coloradan Daina Banks pipped him by one-hundredth of a second to take the top qualifying spot in Open Skateboard.

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