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Vertical Earth Gravity Park at Blue Mountain located in Danielsville, PA on October 2nd & 3rd will be hosting the most competitive and hard fought battle for the Championship of the Gravity East Series in many years. Every category in the GES is up for grabs as we head into this final double point race of the very successful 2010 season.
PhotoGerritt Beytagh, Pro Men

In the Pro Men’s category there is a current tie between Geritt Beytagh (Morewood Bikes) and Gavin Vaughan (Giant/HBG/E13) with Jason Memmelaar (Hayes/Manitou) and Adam Morse (VonCooper/GT/Smith) clipping at there heals. The Pro Men and Women are competing for a lucrative $ 5000 purse for the Gravity East Finals Point Series.

In the Cat 1 18 & Under Men, only thirty points separate the three top riders. Logan Mulally (Troy Lee Designs), Ray Syron (Sinister/United Freeride) and Damon Morin (Highland Mountain). This same story exists throughout the balance of categories in the very competitive Gravity East Series.

Vertical Earth Gravity Park at Blue Mountain is pulling out all the stops for this final big race of the season for the Gravity East. Owner Dan Whitehead and crew have created a very exciting non-pedaling, Fast, Fast, Fast course with anticipated times in the 3 minute range. The course will utilize the trails named, Formula to Off Camber Syndrome to World Cup. It has technical off camber sections a rock garden and some really fast open trails. A little bit of everything to suite rider’s taste. It will also have a rock drop and a very large exciting “Booter” at the Finish.

Vertical Earth Gravity Park will create a great festive atmosphere for the weekend. They will be hosting a very exciting Dual Cross format race on Saturday afternoon and in the evening the always fun GES Foot Down Derby with prizes for the winners. A DJ will be spinning music. There is also a large available Free Vender and Expo area open to all vendors.

Besides all the cash for the Pro’s and prizes for the Amateur’s there will be a race number plate raffle on Sunday. An FB10 DH frame MSRP $2500 courtesy of  FTW Industries will be raffled off to all the Amateur riders. So come out to Vertical Earth Gravity Park at Blue Mountain PA for the most exciting and fun weekend of the season. Watch in anticipation who will take the top spots of the 2010 Gravity East Series Season.

For more race venue information please visit www.verticalearthpa.com or www.gravityeastseries.com

Free Vender and Expo space available at Vertical Earth Gravity Park.  All vendors are welcome!!

Registration
You can pre-register for the Gravity East Finals at Vertical Earth Gravity Park at Blue Mountain by visiting the Gravity East website at: www.gravityeastseries.com or by visiting www.bikereg.com.

On-line registration closes 09/30/10 at 11:45p.m.

Note * On-site registration is $ 5.00 additional, so Thank you for registering in advance on-line.

No Friday on-site registration available.

Vertical Earth Gravity Park at Blue Mountain requires an additional Waiver form completed. Please save time registering by downloading the form here

On-site registration Pro $ 75.00, Category 1, 2 and 3 $ 70.00

A Dual Cross format race will be held on Saturday 10/02 at Vertical Earth Bike Park at Blue Mountain.
Pre-registration is also available on-line along with on-site registration on Saturday 10/02.

Race Info & Schedule
Saturday 10/02
Gravity East Finals on-site registration 8am-4pm
Dual Cross on-site registration 8am-10:30am
Gravity East Finals practice 9am-4pm All Categories
Gravity East Finals practice 4pm-5pm Pro & Cat 1 Only
Dual Cross practice 8:30am-11:30am
Dual Cross qualifying 12pm
Dual Cross Race starts 2pm
Foot Down Derby evening TBD

Sunday 10/03
Gravity East Finals on-site registration 8am-10:30am
Gravity East Finals course inspection runs 8:30am-11:00am
Rider meeting at the lift 11:30am
Gravity East Finals race starts 12pm
Awards to follow, Official Results TBD
Race day Pro purse $1000.00

Additionally a race number plate raffle for an FB10 DH frame courtesy of FTW Industries will be held on Sunday 10/03 for Amateur categories only!

Gravity East Series Finals Men’s and Women’s Pro purse total $ 5000.00

Camping on-site is available at Vertical Earth Bike Park at Blue Mountain for just a $ 5.00 fee. Free fire wood is also provided!

Product prizing for all amateur categories provided by host resort: Vertical Earth Gravity Park at Blue Mountain, GES presenting sponsor VonCooper.com (Official Video Production Co. of the Gravity East Series) also these great supporting sponsors – e*thirteen, Kenda Tires, Hayes Bicycle Group, NEMA, Derailedonline.com, Pinkbike.com and DHD Race Promotions. All Gravity East Series registration, timing and point standings managed by “All Sports Events”


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