For Immediate Release: Northvale, NJ, August 25, 2008 - Factory Jamis racer Kathy Pruitt captures victory at the opening round of the JEEP 48Straight series.
Held in Vernon, NJ at Diablo Freeride Park and in front of CBS Sports TV cameras, Kathy and her Jamis Parker were able to out sprint and outride the competition to take the win. Kathy started out the day on a high note being the fastest qualifier and riding a smart strong race. With a stacked field including World and National Champions as well as World Cup winners, Kathy prevailed.
My Jamis Parker is the perfect bike for this kind of race and course. Its fast, stiff and can handle the jumps!, said Pruitt.
Look for the Vernon event to air on CBS Sports September 28th. And the next round of the series will take place in Park City, Utah on September 19-20.
Kathy is the 2000 Jr. Womens Downhill Champion and multi-time National Downhill Champion.
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For more info on the 48Straight Series please visit www.jeepmtnbiking.com