Sugar Showdown Santa Cruz Results

We had an amazing weekend in Santa Cruz! Lots of progression in everyone’s riding and tons of support for the Sisterhood of Shred! Thanks to the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz for hosting the Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Fest and for bringing us to the show!

Novice:

  • 1st Place – Lauren Gregg

Amateur:

  • 1st Place – Nova Hariston
  • 2nd Place – Rosie Bernhard
  • 3rd Place – Kelly Damschen – Trips for Kids
  • 4th Place – Joh Rathbun – Bicycle Fabrications

Pro:

  • 1st Place – Lisa Tharp – Black Market Bikes, Stache Surfboards
  • 2nd Place – Tammy Donahugh – SuperCo, Native, Deity
  • 3rd Place – Shelby Reily
  • 4th Place  – Gale Dahlager – SuperCo
  • 5th Place – Whitney Thompson – SuperCo
  • 6th Place – Meg Valliant – Ride SFO, Sweetlines
  • 7th Place – Mariam Appel
  • 8th Place – Cortney Knudson – POC, Electric, Five Ten
  • 9th Place – Lindsay Currier – Shine Riders Co

Special awards included:

  • Best Trick – Lisa Tharp – Tuck No Hander
  • Best Crash – Gale Dahlager
  • Most Improved in the Series – Cortney Knudson
  • Most Improved for the Weekend – Whitney Thompson
  • Trail Building – Lisa Tharp – for building our jumps

AM Special Awards:

  • Best Amplitude – Rosie Bernhard
  • Swelbow Award – Kelly Damschen
  • Most Improved – Lauren Gregg
  • Best Assistant – Katelyn Praly

Thanks to the companies who supported our event:

  • Diamondback Bikes
  • Kali Protectives
  • Stache Surfboards
  • Lumberyard
  • G-Form
  • Five Ten
  • Shine Riders Co
  • Woodward West
  • Clif Bar

Thanks to Barry Swenson and Jesse Nickes for allowing us to build jumps at the Post Office!