Nelson's Mammoth Enduro and NZ's first EWS qualifier for the summer is done and dusted

Nelson's Mammoth Enduro and NZ's first EWS qualifier for the summer is done and dusted.

Map of the 5 stages on day 1

Map of the 5 stages on day 1

The 2 day, 10-stage race attracted riders from all over NZ, trying to win points to qualify for a spot on the 2018 Enduro World Series. Showcasing Nelson's best selection of Grade 5 tracks, the riders were tested hard to see who would be currently standing at the top of the standings, kicking off a great Kiwi summer of racing!

Map of the 5 stages on day 2

Map of the 5 stages on day 2

Ronja Hill-Wright of Rotorua took the top honors in the Senior Women's event, beating her nearest competetor Sasha Smith by 1:43 over 2 days.

Ronja Hill-Wright - Women's Senior winner - pic: Digby Shaw

Ronja Hill-Wright - Women's Senior winner - pic: Digby Shaw

The Men's Senior category however, was quite a bit tighter with local Loui Harvey beating Rotorua's Keegan Wright by just 7.33 seconds!

Loui Harvey - Men's Senior winner - Pic: Digby Shaw

Loui Harvey - Men's Senior winner - Pic: Digby Shaw

Images courtesy of Digby Shaw - www.digbyshawphoto.com

The full results can be found here.