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in: tRicky

Apr 17, 2016 10:39 PM # 
Just read post on OA website - no results on Eventor yet. Well done you!
Apr 17, 2016 11:56 PM # 
Hmmn. I can't seem to find any reference to the weekends Mtbo event on OA apart from the March 31st post.
Apr 18, 2016 12:13 AM # 
It's on their FB page. Nice work Ricky :)
Apr 18, 2016 12:17 AM # 
No official results that I have seen yet, just the post in OA, but to the best of my memory:

Rick came strong with 1st in both the middle and the long distance and 2nd in the sprint

Tash had 5th in the sprint, and I can't recall the other results but one of them was 4th in a highly competitive field,

Duncan performed well, and had one podium spot in the first day

And I came 6th in the middle distance, and miss-punched in the sprint, don't know the result of the long distance yet.
Apr 18, 2016 12:18 AM # 
There was some mention of the women's results being "subject to a computer check" - maybe they synced their SI bricks as well as we did.
Apr 18, 2016 2:48 AM # 
Only info I got was via PrueD concerning a report of timing problems.
Apr 19, 2016 4:07 AM # 

It looks like they started times in the middle from the first control rather than the start, which may have upset the W21 results. Carolyn was showing as finishing ~10 seconds behind Marina on the day (which still shows in the results) but she was given the prize at the dinner.
Apr 19, 2016 4:33 AM # 
Oh dear god. Not only are the victorians not uploading results to Eventor, they're still using that horrible old website system we used to have whose name I've blocked out because it gives me nightmares. *shudder*
Apr 19, 2016 4:37 AM # 
Apr 19, 2016 4:52 AM # 
@juffy SocialFX. sleep well, you're welcome :-).
Apr 19, 2016 5:11 AM # 
Noice weekend. You were obviously more consistent than the timing system.
Apr 19, 2016 5:13 AM # 
Well done Ricky. R u up for a slow mtb spin Friday morning?
Apr 19, 2016 6:34 AM # 
@Nicole - why do you hate me?
Apr 19, 2016 9:02 AM # 
Uncle JiM:
I agree with Juffy, and I live in Victoria. May have to go back to being a Sth Aussie :)
Apr 19, 2016 9:24 AM # 
Bloobit, I'm heading out to SA for the ultra-long on Friday morning so I'll have to give that one a miss.
Apr 19, 2016 9:25 AM # 
and this -

The Australian Team for the World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships in Portugal from July 23-31st is:
Elite: Angus Robinson (VIC) Ricky Thackray (WA)
Junior: Lucy Mackie (NSW) Fergus Mackie (NSW)
Coach: Carolyn Jackson (VIC)
Lucy & Fergus will be making their Australian team debuts.
Fergus Mackie will ride elite in the relay to give us a men's team.

Nice work Ricky
Apr 19, 2016 9:51 AM # 
Fergus is going to be a superstar. He's only 15, was only a minute behind me in the sprint and five minutes in the long after beating me on 5 of the first 7 splits. Once he builds endurance he will be hard to stop. He didn't think he'd be good enough for JWOC but we convinced him otherwise!
Apr 19, 2016 10:12 AM # 
Well done tRickstar.
Apr 19, 2016 10:22 AM # 
Good stuff mate
Apr 19, 2016 10:37 AM # 
Apr 20, 2016 2:46 AM # 
Well done and congrats Ricky. Lots of hard work put in by you and good to see it pay off.
Apr 20, 2016 6:13 AM # 
Well done Ricky. Awesome racing.

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