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When it was all said and done the 2017 Queen of Crankworx Jill Kintner was on top yet again! Followed by Kialani Hines of the USA and Tahnee Seagrave of GBR. A big congratulations from CWRB to ALL of our Lady Pro's - We SALUTE YOU!! 

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What springs to mind when you hear the name Jill Kintner? Could it be her Olympic Bronze medal for BMX in 2008? The Queen of Crankworx? Or her many World Cup Downhill podiums? Whatever comes to mind when you hear her name, Jill Kintner is one of the leading women on 2 wheels - and has been for some time now. She became a professional BMX rider at age 14, after winning her first National race at age 10. Jill hasn't just stuck to one discipline of cycling either - making the transition from BMX to Downhill Mountain Biking to...

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If you’re anywhere near Australia or New Zealand during the past fortnight you’ve no doubt heard a lot about Cyclone Debbie (the bitch). You might also know that the wet weather affected the calendar for Crankworx in Rotorua – one of the most challenging events for mountain bikers and downhillers in the world. What you might not know is that on the same day all of the professionals were given a free pass due to the weather, one event did go ahead: the New Zealand schools’ national mountain bike championships. That’s right – school aged children under the age of...

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