News | Dude delivers at the World Cup Final
As always competing in Sweden is a blast!.
I will not lie, a little bit of nerves from my part crept in for the Grand Prix. The warm up was tricky and I could not get my head in place. What is amazing with Dude is that once you enter that ring its tunnel vision and he tries his hardest and doesnt want to make mistakes. I wrongly placed from leg in the halt going into the reinback caused a logistics issue and this cost alot but what was great is we put some great scores on the board for things like extensions and changes which gave the the urge to fight the following day. We finished a very competitive 6th place with a score of 76.304%
And fight we did... Dude did a great Freestyle infront of such an awesome crowd. In front of my parents in law and owners, Carol and Andrew Oatley, Dude did his very best and produced so many highlights. 82.464% and 6th position, and I was thrilled with Dude.
It was a fantastic final, filled with great rides and challenges in the arena and was a fantastic event for the sport.
Thank you to all my sponsors and supporters. A special thank you to Miss Marie, my parents in law for letting me ride Dude, the wifey and Ems for the being my best little cheer squad, and also to Isabell for being the best trainer and support. Also thanks to Alex, aka Toys biggest Fan for the photos of the weekend.