On a stellar fall weekend the Gravity East Series made its final stop of the 2010 season at Vertical Earth Gravity Park at Blue Mountain to crown their champions.

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It all came down to the final day in an exciting race and an extremely competitive series and jumps in the point standings to find our champions.

In the Pro Men’s series Gavin Vaughan (Giant/HBG/Smith) held a 5 point advantage over “The Dominator” Geritt Beytagh (Morewood Bikes USA) prior to the final weekend. In the final race of the season we saw the reemergence of Neko Mulally (Trek World Racing) to take the first place position with a very fast time of 2:29.97. Geritt Beytagh (Morewood Bikes USA) came in 2nd and Gavin Vaughan (Giant/HBG/Smith) in 3rd to give the edge to Beytagh for the Pro Men’s Championship by a mere 5 points.
Pro Men Series Results
Gerrit Beytagh (Morewood Bikes USA) Champion
Gavin Vaughan (Giant/HBG/Smith) 2nd
Jason Memmelaar (Giant/HBG/Smith) 3rd
Adam Morse (Voncooper/GT/Smith) 4th
Richard Rude Jr. (Specialized Allride Academy) 5th

In the Pro Women’s category consistency was the word with the dominance of its winner Dawn Bourque. In 2nd place was Karen Eagan (Highland Mtn. /Sinister) who was discussing retirement after a very successful career of racing to focus on continuing teaching at Highland Mtn. Bike Park in New Hampshire.

Pro Women Series Results
Dawn Bourque Champion
Karen Eagan (Highland Mtn. /Sinister) 2nd

In the Category 1 18U point series it was a very tight finish for the championship. Logan Mulally (Troy Lee Designs) held a 30 point advantage over Damon Morin (Highland Mtn.) prior to the final weekend. In the race Morin dominated to get the win and Mulally ended in a disappointing 4th place finish creating a statistical tie for the championship. But the edge went to Morin for the win of the final race.

Cat 1 18U Series Results
Damon Morin (Highland Mtn.) Champion
Logan Mulally (Troy Lee Designs) 2nd
Ray Syron (Sinister/United Freeride) 3rd
Alex Couture (Giant Mt. Bike Team) 4th

Lastly a race number plate drawing was held for all amateur riders for an FTW Industries FB10 DH mountain bike frame donated by Frank Wadelton of FTW Industries. Frank the Welder made the trip down from Bellows Falls, VT to pull the winning number. The winner of the frame MSRP $ 2500 was Jennel Ortiz (Team Marty’s) Cat 2/3 Women from Parsippany, NJ

The Gravity East Series rolls on already to prepare for the 2011 season. Developing next years schedule with some new venues and some very exciting stops along the East Coast.

For Gravity East Final’s complete race results and point standings please visit our website at www.gravityeastseries.com

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