EWS ROUND THREETHE KONA GRAVITY TEAM GET SET FOR SECOND DOUBLE HEADER
SHAKEDOWN IN LA THUiLE
Practice followed immediately and gave the riders a chance to check out the four stages being raced tomorrow and later in the week for EWS round four. Heavy rain in the evening before practice had riders worried about racing in diabolical conditions but the share number of wheels on the ground and the and quick-draining soil saw conditions for practice not as bad as expected. With intermittent rain falling during practice today, race organizers have moved up the start schedule tomorrow to try and beat an incoming thunder storm. Connor Fearon will be dropping into stage one just after 9am local time (12.14am PST) with Miranda not long after at 9:22am. You can check out the start list HERE.
Friday will offer the riders a break before Saturday’s Pro stage with racing for round four finishing on Sunday.
The athlete experience
The tracks are long, rough, and physical! A theme so far on this trip. The trails flow a lot better than in Canazei, and I’m loving it! Stage four has a gnarly pedal and climb in it, similar to last week in Val Di Fassa but at least it’s at the end of the day so you get to shred up until that point. The weather is playing with us constantly and tire choice is important. Fingers crossed the sun stays out for most of the day!
The athlete experience
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