|Posted by VoncooperLLC on June 19, 2012 at 7:25 PM|
MountSnow welcomes back the POC Eastern States Cup Downhill Regional ChampionshipSeries with Race #5.
MountSnow welcomes back the POC Eastern States Cup Downhill Regional ChampionshipSeries with Race #5. This weekend’s race is the first race of the USA CyclingVermont State Downhill Championships and the fifth POC ESC event of 2012. MountSnow continues a rich tradition of hosting Downhill mountain bike events. Theresort located in West Dover, VT has held numerous NORBA, World Cup andNational Championship events.
MountSnow really stepped up their trail building in 2012. The mountain features thebest and longest beginner trail in the east. Construction has been justcompleted on the machine made smooth trail. Mount Snow is methodicallytransforming the mountain bike park into one of the best in the country. Theirnext project was just started; it’s a top to bottom “slope style” trail thatwill please all the jumpers out there. Those trails are being added to theexisting network of natural terrain trails. Mount Snow is offering a discounted$149 season pass to POC ESC Racers this weekend only. To take advantage of thisoffer visit the bike shop at Mount Snow Sports in the Grand Summit Hotel thisweekend. Bringfamilies and friends for a great weekend watching and cheering for all theMountain Bike Downhill Racers. Better yet rent them a DH bike and introducethem to the sport.
ThePOC Team Challenge is heating up with 14 teams battling it out for the $1000cash purse. It’s not too late to form a POC ESC team and register one for thePOC Team Challenge cash. The ESC pro racers are competing for a maximum $1600cash purse at this and every race. The ESC continues it’s tradition of bringingthe Northeast Downhill racers an affordable, competitive and fun with varyingterrain.
Twenty-threewomen racers are in the running for the Loeka Women’s Challenge. The top 4women will split $1000 at the finals in October. There are still a lot of racesleft to score points. Please check out al the details and standings at www.easternstatescup.com.
2012 EASTERN STATES CUP SCHEDULEMay 20 Mountain Creek, NJ. May27 Plattekill, NY
June3 Attitash, NH
June10 Pat’s Peak, NH
June24 Mount Snow, VT
July15 Windham, NY
July29, Killington, VT
August5 Mount Snow, VT
August12, Plattekill, NY
August19 Killington, VT
Sept2 Plattekill, NY
Sept16 Attitash, NH
Sept23 Jiminy Peak MA
Oct7 Plattekill, NY
ProMen & Women $ 75.00
Categories1,2 & 3 $ 65.00
IncludesLift Tickets for Both Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday July 16,2011On-SiteRegistration 9am - 1pm
CoursePractice 10am - 4:00pm
Sunday July 17,2011On-SiteRegistration 8am - 9:30am
CoursePractice 9am – 10:45am
Pleasevisit The Eastern States Cup Series at www.easternstatescup.com