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RESULTS: Aaron Gwin, Jill Kintner Qualify Fastest in Angel Fire, 2013 U.S. National Championship Downhill

RESULTS: Aaron Gwin, Jill Kintner Qualify Fastest in Angel Fire, 2013 U.S. National Championship Downhill

Aaron Gwin and Jill Kintner qualified substantially faster than their competition at the 2013 U.S National Championships of Downhill in Angel Fire, New Mexico. Gwin out-paced 2nd place qualifier and Specialized team mate, Mitch Ropelato, by over 7-seconds. Only nine Pro women broke the timing beam today and Jill Kintner obliterated the sparsely-attended field by 24-seconds over Jacqueline Harmony. Junior Men's racing was tighter with North Carolina riders at the top. Jay Fesperman just edged out Luca Shaw by .2-seconds for the fastest qualifying time.

2013 U.S. National Championship Downhill Qualifying Results - Pro Men Top 10

  1. Aaron Gwin, 5:23.188
  2. Mitch Ropelato, 5:30.789 +7.601
  3. Kevin Aiello, 5:31:994 +8.806
  4. Logan Binggeli, 5:34.486 +11.298
  5. Dillon Lemarr, 5:42.211 +19.023
  6. Graeme Pitts, 5:43.481 +20.293
  7. Cody Warren, 5:45.046 + 21.858
  8. Austin Hackett Klaube, 5:45.299 +22.111
  9. Ryan Condrashoff, 5:47.176 +23.988
  10. Trevyn Newpher, 5:48.256 +25.068

2013 U.S. National Championship Downhill Qualifying Results - Pro Women Top 3

  1. Jill Kintner, 6:06.305
  2. Jacqueline Harmony, 6:31.138 +24.833
  3. Anne Galyean, 6:36.244 +29.939

2013 U.S. National Championship Downhill Qualifying Results - Junior Men Top 5

  1. Jay Fesperman, 5:46.060
  2. Luca Shaw, 5:46.295 +0.235
  3. Shane Leslie, 5:50.957 +4.897
  4. Cole Picchiottino, 5:54.117 +8.057
  5. Jason Schroeder, 5:54.449 +8.389

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