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George Brannigan
Brannigan held his nerve however, and went slightly faster than his seeding run to take the win by a comfortable 2.5 seconds.
George Brannigan
Brannigan held his nerve however, and went slightly faster than his seeding run to take the win by a comfortable 2.5 seconds.
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George Brannigan takes it all | The 2012 NZ MTB Cup presented by Nature Valley got off to a scorching start in the blistering heat of Queenstown. The new Remarkables downhill venue overlooking Queenstown airport, Frankton and Lake Wakatipu delivered dry, dusty, and very hot racing conditions for the multinational field of 151 starters.

The men’s Elite race had a number of international racers taking on a very strong NZ field. George Brannigan (Havelock North) was last starter, having seeded fastest in the mornings shake down. The Devinci Global professional waited for his race start, in the knowledge that he would have to put down the same speed on the Remarks course to claim the win, having seen his competition one by one post times that could easily take the podium top step – any mistake would be punished on the clock. Christchurch’s Joseph Nation had set the time to beat early in the race order, with a brace of solid competition only just behind him. Brannigan held his nerve however, and went slightly faster than his seeding run to take the win by a comfortable 2.5 seconds. Of note in the Elite men’s results list was French visitor Jerome Clementz who is a Downhill Super Enduro maestro, winning every major European Enduro event last year. Clementz switched to a freeride bike for this weekend and showed that he is also multi-talented, with a fourth place finish.

Elite Men
1 George Brannigan (Havelock North) 2:26.25
2 Joseph Nation (Christchurch) 2:28.82
3 Matthew Scoles (Alexandra) 2:28.93

Via MTBNZ Events, Chris Mildon
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