Squamish bikers take the podium at national downhill champs

Miranda Miller and local athletes race at Panorama resort

As the Canadian National Championships for downhill and endurance mountain biking crossed the finish line, a number of Squamish athletes landed a spot on the podium.

Squamish’s Remi Gauvin became the first official Canadian Enduro National Champion when he won the enduro with a time of 33:33:16. He later came in 11th place in Elite Men in his category’s downhill race.

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Miranda Miller found herself celebrating on the podium twice during the championships, which were on July 28 at Panorama Mountain Resort. The Squamish biker took third place for Elite Women with a time of 3:36.85 +11.14. Miller earned her spot on the podium for a second time during the championships after her enduro race at 41:48.88, putting her in second place for Elite Women.

 

Race results for Squamish riders:

Enduro:

Remi Gauvin 1st in Elite Men

Rhys Verner 2nd in Elite Men

Miranda Miller 2nd in Elite Women

 

Downhill:

Jakob Jewett 1st in U17 boys

Coen Skrypneck 3rd in U17 boys

Seth Sherlock 1st in Junior Expert men

Dane Jewett 3rd in U15 boys

Remi Gauvin 11th in Elite men

Maddie Skrypneck 1st in Junior Women

Bailey Goldstone 2nd in Junior Women

Miranda Miller 3rd in Elite Women 

 

***Please note this story has been corrected. It previously grouped some results in the incorrect category. Also, Remi Gauvin's placement was incorrectly stated.

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