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The 66th ATBA-UK Newsletter

Round 1 Results

What a great start to the 2015 UK Series! We saw the regular faces, some new faces and even some of the old faces. There was lots of close races, skilled downhill runs and spectacular stunts in the freestyle.Check out the results from Round 1 of the UK Series ’15 on the ATBA-UK website.
Round 1 Results

 

Round 2 in Perth


For Round 2 we return to Perth in Scotland but this time you not only get to ride the fun Downhill course but also the countries only public BoarderX track. Two disciplines, twice the fun!

Dates: 13th & ­14th June

Disciplines: BoarderX and Downhill

Location: Perth, Perth & Kinross, Scotland. Nearest Post Code: PH2 0NE.

What you need to know

Practice

The BoarderX Track will be open for practice on Friday. The Downhill Track will be available with care as other people may be using it.

Registration

Registration is open from 9 to 10 am. Entry Fees are £10 for members and £20 for non members per competition, so if you’re a member entering BoarderX and Downhill will cost you £20.

Boarder X

BoarderX racing will start at 11 am on Saturday. Qualification will be run using ability-level groups with a maximum of three riders in each race.

Downhill

Downhill will start at 2:30 pm on Saturday.

Prize Giving

Prize-giving will be at 6 pm

Camping

Camping is available on the grass near the track. Vans are welcome in the car park near the track. Camping is £5 per person per night.

Entertainment

Entertainment will be provided by whoever can sing the loudest.

Catering

Bring your own food and drink. And if you’re going to bring sweets, bring enough to share

What should you bring?

Bring your board, and helmet and pads (you won’t be able to compete unless you have a helmet, elbow and knee pads and wrist guards).
Bring a tent, sleeping bag, etc. and clothes to keep yourself warm and dry whatever the weather.
Bring plenty of food and drink, especially water if the weather is hot. And bring sun cream and insect repellent.
Bring money, so you can pay for your entry fees (£10 per comp, £20 if you do both disciplines), and camping (£5 per person per night).

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Last Year’s comp at Perth

If you want to see more videos from last year, check out the UK Series 2014 playlist on Youtube.
UK Series ’14 Videos

 

International Mountainboard Film Festival


The season is in full swing and it’s the perfect time to be out filming for your entry for the 2015 International Mountainboard Film Festival.

Get planning, get filming, get over to Facebook to find out more.

IMFF on Facebook

 

UK Series 15 – When and where

UK Series 15 - When and where
R1 – 16th & ­17th May – BX, DH, FS at Hereford Board and Bike Park – DONE
R2 – 13th & ­14th Jun – DH, BX at Perth – NEXT
R3 – 4th Jul – DH at Fruit Farm
R4 – 18th Jul – FS at Knockhill
R5 – 1st & 2nd Aug- BX, FS at Another World
R6 – 15th­ & 16th Aug – BX, DH, FS at Hales Board & Bike Park