RESULTS: Aaron Gwin, Jill Kintner Earn 2013 U.S. National Championship Downhill Victories 14

RESULTS: Aaron Gwin, Jill Kintner Earn 2013 U.S. National Championship Downhill Victories

On a long, grueling downhill course in Angel Fire, New Mexico, Aaron Gwin and Jill Kintner earned 2013 U.S. National Championship downhill titles, backing up their qualifying results from the day before. Gwin posted a time that was over 11-seconds faster than 2nd place, Logan Binggeli. Gwin's team mate, Mitch Ropelato finished 3rd, while Logan's team mate, Kevin Aiello was 4th. Logan, Mitch and Kevin were all within 1-second of each other.

RESULTS: Aaron Gwin, Jill Kintner Earn 2013 U.S. National Championship Downhill Victories

Top 3 Pro Women's results were identical to qualifying with Jill Kintner in 1st, Jacqueline Harmony 2nd and Anne Galyean in 3rd. Jill took 30-seconds out of Jacqueline in the finals.

Junior Men's racing took place under rain showers and in the end, North Carolina rider, Walker Shaw narrowly took the win over Kellen Lutz. The two were separated by only .352-seconds making for some extremely close racing.

Pro Men's U.S. National Championship Downhill Results

1. Aaron Gwin, Wildomar, CA 5:14.017
2. Logan Binggeli, Saint George, UT 5:25.759
3. Mitch Ropelato, Ogden, UT 5:25.821
4. Kevin Aiello, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 5:26.623
5. Cody Warren, Alpine, CA 5:33.959
6. Graeme Pitts, Nevada City, CA 5:35.708
7. Trevyn Newpher, Steamboat Springs, CO 5:36.094
8. Austin Hackett Klaube, Dillon, CO 5:38.140
9. Chris Higgerson, Deansboro, NY 5:38.672
10. Ryan Condrashoff, Larkspur, CA 5:41.377
11. Dylan Conte, Stowe, VT 5:41.797
12. Dillon Lemarr, Amarillo, TX 5:41.898
13. Ben Furbee, Los Osos, CA 5:42.063
14. Johnathon Keep, Ramona, CA 5:42.280
15. Adam Digby, San Juan Capistrano, CA 5:44.743
16. Leland Turner, Breckenridge, CO 5:46.482
17. Tim White, Burlington, VT 5:46.604
18. Nate Furbee, Los Osos, CA 5:46.851
19. Lear Miller, Sedona, AZ 5:47.311
20. Brandon Blakely, Flat Rock, NC 5:47.541
21. Max Morgan, Duluth, GA 5:47.749
22. Michael Daniels, Santa Clarita, CA 5:48.484
23. Zach Graveson, Pagosa Springs, CO 5:51.019
24. Harrison Ory, Denver, CO 5:51.188
25. Kyle Grau, Terrace Park Ohio, 5:51.266
26. Ryan Paquette, San Clemente, CA 5:51.479
27. Steven Wentz, Boulder, CO 5:51.605
28. Ray Syron, Rockport, MA 5:52.354
29. Tanner Stephens, Concord, CA 5:52.889
30. Cody Kelley, Riverton, UT 5:54.660
31. Daniel Weinman, Taos, NM 5:54.880
32. Ryan Burney, North Sutton, NH 5:55.928
33. Riley Mueller, Mammothlakes, CA 5:56.442
34. Stephen Avery, Hopkinton, NH 5:57.339
35. Jordan Newth, West Rutland, VT 5:59.670
36. Matthew Condrashoff-Domingue, Concord, CA 5:59.696
37. Lucas Cowan, San Diego Ca, 92131 6:00.475
38. Scott Gladu, Flagstaff, AZ 6:03.166
39. Mikey Haderer, Concord, CA 6:03.252
40. Craig Carlson, Aspen, CO 6:03.564
41. brian scolforo, Lee Ma 6:05.484
42. Dante Harmony, Tucson, AZ 6:05.697
43. Matthew Thompson, Denver, CO 6:06.740
44. Vince Sanchez, Albuquerque, NM 6:08.424
45. David Seaquist, Henderson, NV 6:09.305
46. Cody Johnson, San Diego, CA 6:09.383
47. Brian Yannuzzi, Coatesville, PA 6:09.895
48. Joshua Nevelson, Sandiego, CA 6:13.246
49. William Lujan, Albuquerque, NM 6:18.357
50. Antonio Gradillas, Albuquerque, NM 6:19.997
51. Charlie Sponsel, Lake Oswego, OR 6:20.645
52. Thomas McCoy, June Lake, CA 6:22.934
53. Anthony Marino, Newbury Park 9:44.964
DNS Kyle Hogan  
DNS Michael Day  
DNS Doug Ewer
DNF Corey Hatch
DNF Wiley Kaupas

Women's Pro U.S. National Championship Downhill Results


1. Jill Kintner, Seattle, WA 6:06.208
2. Jacqueline Harmony, Tucson, AZ 6:36.672
3. Anne Galyean, Frederick, MD 6:38.768
4. Amanda Batty, Park City, UT 7:01.281
5. Christen Boyer, Aspen, CO 7:17.804
6. Meghan Kane, Dillon, CO 7:21.623
7. Katy Hanlon, Avon, CO 7:33.611
8. Mary Elges, Windsor, CT 7:34.713
9. Amber Price, Westminster, CO 7:41.693

Junior Men's U.S. National Championship Downhill Results (partial list)

Stay tuned for a full photo report tomorrow. In the meantime, enjoy 34 photos from DH Qualifying and Dual Slalom finals.
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14 comments
  • herecomesnate

    8/5/2013 1:44 PM

    Super stoked for Renwick on third in Jr. Ex

  • gravitypirates

    8/5/2013 6:17 AM

    Vital! Disappointed you guys can't even keep the U.S. National Champs results on top of the news feed for a single day, nor as a headline article... Your web mag is perhaps in the best position to hype U.S. racing and must accept some responsibility for the poor turnout of fans and racers at Nationals. Good photos, appreciate the article but please do more to keep our elite downhill scene alive and well. Invest, let's get some interviews, video, hype the women's field (their results were available on USA Cycling last night before this article went live...)
    Love you guys, please help keep DH racing in the U.S. alive.

  • davetrumpore

    8/5/2013 9:11 AM

    gravity pirates, where you there?

    if so you would have been aware at the complete lack of organization throughout the event and the lack of cell phone and internet service at the venue, etc.

    photos of results were posted to Vital before any news his USAC website. As of 6 pm last night they had yet to post proper results on site. USAC may have had them for their own updates but they did not share, and there was ZERO regard given to getting this info to the media.

    There are lots of photos and interviews coming, have some patience. It will be better coverage than you will find anywhere on the internet. The event ran hours behind schedule, we all have long drives home, then have photos to process, audio files to sort and cations to write to tell a story... This does not simply just happen immediately, it takes time and HARD WORK.

    I fail to see how Vital or any media outlet can should accept any responsibility for the poor turnout. The state of USAC sanctioned races, their poor product, and poor turnout are the sole fault of USAC.

  • kidwoo

    8/5/2013 10:46 AM

    No excuses! I want a PONY!!!

  • sspomer

    8/5/2013 9:56 AM

    2 of the best photographers in the country covering the event is our investment. placement on the homepage has little relevance with how many people see an article and it has since been bumped back up with full results available. if you had links and info on results, send them on or leave them in the comments. we'll add them to the articles as needed. it's a TEAM effort out there for all of us and that includes you helping out to make our sport great by providing information you have.

  • Brendon_Newton

    8/5/2013 10:19 AM

    Davetrumpore hit the nail on the head and I'd take it a step further... If you want to help keep DH racing alive in the US, stop supporting USAC sanctioned events and help remove that company from US downhilling entirely. Other MTB formats are having BIG success outside of the bureaucratic and notoriously unsuccessful USAC umbrella. Removing the USAC from US downhilling would do more for the American downhill race scene than any amount of views on any amount of articles on this or other websites.

  • OCsponger587

    8/5/2013 11:32 AM

    The search for a scapegoat is the easiest of all hunting expeditions. ― Dwight D. Eisenhower.

  • scarface

    8/5/2013 12:10 PM

    I guess you missed the photo galleries, the Gwin interview, the qualification results, the DS slalom photos....
    #sayhellotomylilfriend

  • jasonvelocity

    8/5/2013 5:37 AM

    Here are full pro results: Pro Results

    and here are the other cats: The rest

  • DHmental

    8/4/2013 10:22 PM

    Looks like the Gwininator is back!

  • ianjenn

    8/5/2013 10:49 AM

    Not so sure on that. Logan is fast but can maybe do top 25 at a UCI race...... I am hoping but not betting the home on it yet!

  • b-kul

    8/5/2013 11:11 AM

    yeah, but he spanked him by over 10 seconds though.

  • DHmental

    8/5/2013 12:12 PM

    Well at least he is improving; remember Logan beat him at the first Pro Grt this year.

  • ianjenn

    8/5/2013 1:48 PM

    True and Sylvestri won by about the same margin last race there........

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