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 Second full day of practice Lavoie Crash
Bob LaVoie ends up in the bales.  Photo Marcus Rietema

Goldendale, WA, USA – Practice resumed for the second straight day on the Maryhill Loops Road as the riders tuned their equipment and continued to refine their optimal lines down the course.  More competitors continued to stream in from across the country and around the globe in anticipation of Friday’s first qualifying run.   

Scoot-Reimer
Scoot Smith and Kevin Reimer running together in practice.  Photo Marcus Rietema

Start Area
Riders gather at the top before a practice run.  Photo Bob Ozman

Dillon Stephens
Dillon Stephens rounding the last corner.  Photo Marcus Rietema

McIntyre-Lally
Mike McIntyre and Andy Lally were tweaking their equipment all day.  Photo Marcus Rietema

Tongue-Kelly
Alex Tongue and James Kelly running side by side.  Photo Marcus Rietema

Jeff Radomsky
Jeff Radomsky headed toward the finish.  Photo Marcus Rietema

Carley
Carley Richardson taking it easy at the end of a run.  Photo Bob Ozman

After the day of practice runs a select group of competitors including Scoot Smith, Mischo Erban, Patrick Switzer, Kevin Reimer, Matthias Lang, Andy Lally, Douglas Silva, Jackson Shapiera, Nathan Lang, Boris Schinke, Chris Chaput, Quinn DuBois and Hannah DuBois appeared for an autograph session at the local swimming center.    The riders interacted with an estimated 200 fans and signed posters, Event Guides, skateboards and other miscellaneous items.  By all accounts it was a big success raising community awareness for the event.

We’ll have a full qualifying report tomorrow.
 
Windmill
Windmills have drastically changed the Maryhill landscape.  Photo Marcus Rietema
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