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Event Report: MTBO State Championships Weekend

Langford Park MTBO Middle Distance ChampsMarrinupNorth 2019

Saturday August 24

Marrinup North MTBO Long Distance Champs

Sunday August 25

Held over the weekend at Langford Park (Middle Distance set by Ian Dalton) and Marrinup North (Long Distance mapped and set by Duncan Sullivan), this year’s championships featured great courses and splendid weather. The participants enjoyed it all, including our trial of SI Air that featured on both days.

Our champions are: Middle – Ricky Thackray and Natasha Sparg; Long – Ricky Thackray and Ellie Sansom. All the results are in Eventor (Middles, Longs).

Thanks to everyone who helped put the weekend together: Ian Dalton and Duncan Armstrong for all their work; Jack Dowling for controlling both events; Ellie Sansom for admin, computing, toilet towing and wrangling the SI Air, Hadrien Devillepoix for initiating the SI Air trial; Sten Claessens for brick programming; Robert Pullella for toilet collection and towing; Anna Napier and Peter Gillon for setting up at the Longs and for caravan towing; Rob West for photography; and control collectors on one or both days - Duncan Armstrong, Ben Coetzer, Nick Dale, Ian Dalton, Paul Dowling, Sue Dowling, Jack Dowling, Daniel Eves, Peter Gillon, Debbie McKay, Anna Napier, Jen Porter, Ellie Sansom, Graham Smith, Natasha Sparg, Ricky Thackray (apologies to anyone missed). Finally, thanks to the suppliers of edible goodies – Sue Dowling, Debbie McKay, Natasha Sparg and Lois West.

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