Race Report: Canadian Nationals Day 2
Switzer Wins the Canadian Nationals!
Switzer leads Mackenzie and Garant Rousseau in the Finals. Photo Liz Kinnish
Picton, ON, Canada - Patrick Switzer scored a dominating victory in todays Downhill skateboarding Final at the Prince Edward County Gravity Fest / IGSA Canadian National Championships. He beat George Mackenzie and Maxime Garant Rousseau to the line on a wet, soggy day. Number eight qualifier Garant Rousseau and number nine qualifier Mackenzie scored a number of key upsets in the rounds leading up to the finals. First the pair eliminated number one qualifier Niko Desmarais in the Quarter Finals. Then the duo eliminated number four qualifier Mischo Erban in the Semi-Finals to earn their berths in the Final.
Race Report: Canadian Nationals Day 1
Niko Desmarais Qualifies #1 in Picton
Niko Desmarais heads to the finish line to qualify #1. Photo Marcus Rietema
Picton, ON, Canada- Niko Desmarais uncorked an incredible second qualifying run this afternoon to earn the number one starting position for tomorrow's Prince Edward County Gravity Festival / IGSA Canadian National Championship Downhill Skateboarding race. The veteran racer from Montreal set a time of 1:30.029 posting the fastest time of the day down the 1.2 km course that winds through Picton's city streets.
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