Meet Kona Factory ‘Newbie’ Matthew Slaven as he was recently crowned the 2011 North American Enduro Tour Champion. Lucky for me he is a local rider and we share a deep love for Dakine, so we are kinda teammates. As the host and announcer for the Oregon Super D series this year I was able to witness the great riding of Mr Slaven, most of the world hasn’t heard this name yet. Now you know. Enjoy the read! -Mike Estes

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