Goldendale, WA, USA – Ramon Konigshausen put in a great run posting the fastest time in todays first round of qualifying for Sunday’s Maryhill Festival of Speed Downhill Skateboarding race. The Swiss racer set a time of 3:08.903 on the twisty, 3.5 km (2.2mi) Maryhill Loops Road. James Kelly from Petaluma, California was second with a time of 3:09.325. Joshua Torres who also hails from Petaluma shocked the establishment by turning in the third quickest time with a 3:10.036.
Goldendale, WA, USA- The Abec 11 Maryhill Festival of Speed got underway today under beautiful sunny skies and strong winds. Racers from around the globe have converged from around the globe for the first IGSA World Cup race of the 2011 season. Open practice was held all day for the more than 220 competitors that will be competing for their piece of the $10,000 purse up for grabs on Sunday.