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Master of the Hill 2010

Event Details

Master of the Hill 2010

Time: February 6, 2010 from 9am to 5pm
Location: Pump Station
Event Type: downhill
Organized By: Bugs
Latest Activity: Mar 6, 2011

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Event Description

What is it?

Downhill racing at the Pump Station. Two-man heats. There will be no timed qualifiers - every rider qualifies and will be seeded randomly. But don't worry about getting a tough draw; it's a double-elimination system, so everybody gets a second chance. Every person will race at least two heats, and there will be hours of practice.

What's the hill like?

It's about 800 metres long, with a top speed of about 55km/h (for skateboarders). No footbreaking is required, nor sliding around corners. It's easy enough for first-time racers, but has enough in it to create epic head-to-head racing for the pros.

How much does it cost?

Skateboard: $30
Luge: $30
Both: $60

What do I get?

Apart from a day of racing, you have a shot at PRIZE MONEY. Cre8ive Sk8 and Hopkin Skate are providing prize money in the form of vouchers at their shops. How much? $2,400

What are the categories?

Open Skateboard: Everybody who wants to be Master of the Hill.
Maximum 64 riders.
1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $100.

Junior Skateboard: For those under 18 on race day. Juniors can also race in the Open category, so they get two events for the price of one.
Maximum 32 riders.
1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $100.

Grom Skateboard: For those under 16 on race day. Groms can also race in the Junior category, so they get two events for the price of one.
Maximum 32 riders.
1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $100.

Luge: This includes classic luge. It's all one big category for those lying down. Ride whatever you think is faster (or whatever you have).
Maximum 32 riders.
1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $100.

Who can enter?

To enter you must:
1) Be a paid-up member of ASRA. Click here to join ASRA.
2) Have a full-face helmet, leather gloves and a leather jacket to ride in. Full leathers are recommended.

How do I enter?

Pre-registration is now closed. To enter, simply turn up and pays yours moneys.

How do I get there?

The exact location of the Pump Station is only revealed to those who sign a sacred oath to respect it, respect the traditional owners, and to leave it as clean and sparkling as they found it. If you can't get somebody to tell you where it is, contact Bugs or Robbo a couple of days before the race and they might tell you. Generally speaking it's about a 90 minute drive west of the Sydney CBD.

Food & Drink

A BBQ will be on-site to provide food & drinks at a reasonable cost. There are no nearby shops. Bring your own water and sunscreen.

Some rules and regs

1. Two-pushes only at the start. No kicking the board out in front of you and running and jumping on to it.
2. No riding the steep side of the hill! At all! Instant disqualification. (This is to prevent head-on collisions)
3. No walking back up the hill on the track. (Gotta leave the whole track clear for those riding down).
4. No parking cars in spots that might piss off local residents. Stay clear of driveways, gates etc.
5. Everything else we haven't thought of yet.

What happened last year?


See you on the hill...

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Comment by Stephen Daddow on March 6, 2011 at 18:28
Some guy got a sequence shot of my crash .. Can you please send it to me... I gave you my card, and I hope you still have it.. Thanks
Comment by Joe on February 7, 2010 at 11:28
Yewwwwwwwwww..........Merrick ripping up bro, nice work :)
Lessso as welll killing it....congrats to phill and cooper for there win aswelll!!!!!
Hope everyone had a blast!

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Comment by Trav on February 7, 2010 at 10:38
Rad day of rain skating.. BMB guys, i'll bring beer next sesh for ya!
Congrats to all the winners, you all earned it!

.. if anyone found a royal elastic shoe... thats mine..
Comment by Ryan 'RY RY' Peterson on February 7, 2010 at 10:00
haha just found something i should of used yesteday! which if i did i would have raced!
(hopkin racing creed)
It is easier to get forgiveness than it is to get permission
Comment by Cooper Kruize on February 7, 2010 at 9:01
thanks to all the people that made yesterday happen..hop ado and the blue mountains board riders... it was a great day for all
Comment by Ryan 'RY RY' Peterson on February 7, 2010 at 8:41
looking forward to seeing some gnar fotos and vids!
Comment by Arvin on February 6, 2010 at 21:29
congrats to all the racers and organizers who put up the event!!!
Comment by Nick Mayor on February 6, 2010 at 21:26
hahaha scotty that happened to me too! it sucks so bad
Comment by Ilan Aarons on February 6, 2010 at 21:19
yeah thanks to every that organised it and made the day run smothly it was awsome! and that sucks scott my wheels r good cause i lubed em up b4 the race
Comment by Scott Poole on February 6, 2010 at 21:17
Thank you to everyone who took part in making this happen, was the best day ever!! but now my wheels wont move :(


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