Switzer Wins Maryhill
Goldendale, WA, USA - Patrick Switzer won the 6th annual Maryhill Festival of Speed in a wild final heat over number one qualifier Zak Maytum, Alex Tongue, Kevin Reimer, Douglas Silva and Billy Meiners.
Maytum Grabs Pole Position
Goldendale, WA, USA - In an exciting final qualifying session , Zak Maytum was able to grab the pole position away from Douglas Silva while setting a new track record in the process. The 2010 Maryhill Champion from Boulder, Colorado used a slalom board to slice his way down the 3.5 km course posting a time of 3:05.523. His effort enabled him to jump up nine grid positions while every other skater in the top six was unable to improve on their times set on Friday.
Silva Breaks The Track Record
Goldendale, WA, USA - Douglas Silva set the fastest qualifying time during todays first qualifying run at the Maryhill Festival of Speed. Silva, who hails from Sao Leopoldo, Brazil, posted a time of 3:05.662 breaking the exisiting track record of 3:06.424 set by Kevin Reimer back in 2010. So far has finished in second place at both of the previous World Cup races this season and his hoping to move up to the top step of the podium here in Maryhill. Alex Tongue from nearby Clackamas, Oregon was second with a time of 3:06.813. After winning the season opener in Wollongong, Australia, Tongue is being favored