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Beerten wins Sea Otter downhill

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Anneke Beerten (Specialized) being cheered by the crowd

Anneke Beerten (Specialized) being cheered by the crowd
(Image credit: Dave McElwaine)
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Kristen Courtney (Ardenaline) stretching before her race

Kristen Courtney (Ardenaline) stretching before her race
(Image credit: Dave McElwaine)
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Kristen Courtney (Adrenaline) landing a jump

Kristen Courtney (Adrenaline) landing a jump
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Jaime Hill (Juliana) carrying good speed through the corners

Jaime Hill (Juliana) carrying good speed through the corners
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Sarah Leishman (Norco) seemed to pedal through everything

Sarah Leishman (Norco) seemed to pedal through everything
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Jennifer Leblanc (Silentsports)

Jennifer Leblanc (Silentsports)
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Rae Gandolf (Kona) seemed to be killing it

Rae Gandolf (Kona) seemed to be killing it
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Carolin Gehrig (Specifilms) drifting in a corner

Carolin Gehrig (Specifilms) drifting in a corner
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Jaime Rees (Liv) riding high on a berm

Jaime Rees (Liv) riding high on a berm
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Abigail Hippely carrying good speed through a corner

Abigail Hippely carrying good speed through a corner
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Kristen Courtney (Adrenaline) pushing through the corners

Kristen Courtney (Adrenaline) pushing through the corners
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Amanda Batty having a good run

Amanda Batty having a good run
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The dirt was a fine powder today

The dirt was a fine powder today
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Jennifer LeBlanc (Silentsports) ready to go

Jennifer LeBlanc (Silentsports) ready to go
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Rae Gandolf (Kona) cutting up a bit at the start

Rae Gandolf (Kona) cutting up a bit at the start
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The downhill women were serious about their pre-race regimen

The downhill women were serious about their pre-race regimen
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Anita Gehrig (Specifilms) halfway down her run

Anita Gehrig (Specifilms) halfway down her run
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Gretchen Johnson (Shinesouth) over one of the jumps

Gretchen Johnson (Shinesouth) over one of the jumps
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Gretchen Johnson (Shinesouth) powering her way down the course

Gretchen Johnson (Shinesouth) powering her way down the course
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Joy Brinkerhoff staying low and tight over the jumps

Joy Brinkerhoff staying low and tight over the jumps
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Joy Brinkerhoff eyeing a big corner

Joy Brinkerhoff eyeing a big corner
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Every rider seemed to be taking a different line on this section of course

Every rider seemed to be taking a different line on this section of course
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Luana Oliveira (Oakley) having a brilliant run

Luana Oliveira (Oakley) having a brilliant run
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Results

Elite women
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Anneke Beerten (Specialized Ractory)0:02:21.061
2Sarah Leishman (Norco/Sram/Rockshox)0:00:02.120
3Luana Oliveira (Oakley/Marzocchi/Ixs)0:00:07.834
4Abigail Hippely0:00:08.412
5Jaime Hill (Juliana Bicycles)0:00:09.885
6Anita Gehrig (Specialized Twins)0:00:09.888
7Rae Gandolf0:00:11.798
8Margaret Gregory0:00:13.650
9Jaime Rees (Liv/Giant/The Bike)0:00:15.228
10Amanda Batty (Gnarly/Discrete)0:00:15.466
11Kristen Courtney (Adrenaline Racer/)0:00:18.100
12Joy Brinkerhoff0:00:21.214
13Gretchen Johnson (Shine Riders Co)0:00:26.158
14Jennifer Leblanc (Silent Norco Racing)0:00:30.637
15Carolin Gehrig (Specialized Twins)0:00:49.636
DNFNina Porcelli Fenn

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