The Jeep Canadian Open Downhill was a rowdy affair today with an exhausting and technical descent on the notorious track that includes running the gauntlet at Heckler’s Rock. At 2:44.80 Steve Smith (CAD) was untouchable once again at Crankworx Whistler, crushing his competition and finishing almost five seconds faster than second place racer Mick Hannah (AUS) at +4.64. Andrew Neethling (RSA) finished third fastest with +5.61.
With this win Steve Smith takes the triple-crown, winning first place in every DH event at Crankworx Whistler.
The women’s podium was a sweep for Canadians with the fastest woman Casey Brown (CAD) coming in way ahead with a time of 3:15.28. Next up was Claire Buchar (CAD) at +9.81 and Lauren Rosser +10.44.
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