Melsungen - Finale Elite 20" (2/2)

Melsungen - Elite 20" Final (2/2)

Wednesday 14 July 2010
by Ben Swales
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The continuation of Elmar Hopperdietzel’s (Elmar’s Trialpage / Elmar Fotodesign) excellent photographs from the European Championship in Melsungen last weekend.

Full results are available here: Results from the 2010 European Championship.

Abel Mustieles, Benito Ros’ protégé and current Junior World Champion, en route to his first Elite title; Vice European Champion… He finished just ten points behind his mentor.

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La Bestia at work…

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Rick Koekoek in one of the extraordinary Melsungen sections. Returning to the roots of the sport… or perhaps just the roots!

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Abel Mustieles prepares for a very technical descent in the very difficult section 6, which he got through with just two points dropped…

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He climbs back up the roots for the second part of this extremely technical section…

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Benito Ros made a mistake on this horrible sidehop… he took a five on his first lap but got through clean on his second!

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Matthias Mhros on the rocks…

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Felix Heller was playing to a home crowd and put in a great performance in the final, finishing in fourth place…

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Rick Koekoek, who finished in eighth place, gets up one enormous rock and prepares to jump to another…

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Abel Mustieles...

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Is actively supported by the World No. 1…

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Benito with a massive up…

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And in another rooty section…

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