Mount Snow Welcomes Back the POC Eastern States Cup

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Mount Snow welcomes back the POC Eastern States Cup Downhill Regional Championship Series with Race #5

Mount Snow welcomes back the POC Eastern States Cup Downhill Regional Championship Series with Race #5. This weekend’s race is the first race of the USA Cycling Vermont State Downhill Championships and the fifth POC ESC event of 2012. Mount Snow continues a rich tradition of hosting Downhill mountain bike events. The resort located in West Dover, VT has held numerous NORBA, World Cup and National Championship events.

Mount Snow really stepped up their trail building in 2012. The mountain features the best and longest beginner trail in the east. Construction has been just completed on the machine made smooth trail. Mount Snow is methodically transforming the mountain bike park into one of the best in the country. Their next project was just started; it’s a top to bottom “slope style” trail that will please all the jumpers out there. Those trails are being added to the existing network of natural terrain trails. Mount Snow is offering a discounted $149 season pass to POC ESC Racers this weekend only. To take advantage of this offer visit the bike shop at Mount Snow Sports in the Grand Summit Hotel this weekend. Bring families and friends for a great weekend watching and cheering for all the Mountain Bike Downhill Racers. Better yet rent them a DH bike and introduce them to the sport.

The POC Team Challenge is heating up with 14 teams battling it out for the $1000 cash purse. It’s not too late to form a POC ESC team and register one for the POC Team Challenge cash. The ESC pro racers are competing for a maximum $1600 cash purse at this and every race. The ESC continues it’s tradition of bringing the Northeast Downhill racers an affordable, competitive and fun with varying terrain.

Twenty-three women racers are in the running for the Loeka Women’s Challenge. The top 4 women will split $1000 at the finals in October. There are still a lot of races left to score points. Please check out al the details and standings at www.easternstatescup.com

2012 Eastern States Cup Schedule

May 20 Mountain Creek, NJ.
May 27 Plattekill, NY
June 3 Attitash, NH
June 10 Pat’s Peak, NH
June 24 Mount Snow, VT
July 15 Windham, NY
July 29, Killington, VT
August 5 Mount Snow, VT
August 12, Plattekill, NY
August 19 Killington, VT
Sept 2 Plattekill, NY
Sept 16 Attitash, NH
Sept 23 Jiminy Peak MA
Oct 7 Plattekill, NY

Race Entry

Pro Men & Women $ 75.00
Categories 1,2 & 3 $ 65.00
Includes Lift Tickets for Both Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday July 16, 2011

On-Site Registration 9am – 1pm
Course Practice 10am – 4:00pm

Sunday July 17, 2011

On-Site Registration 8am – 9:30am
Course Practice 9am – 10:45am
Race 11:00

Please visit The Eastern States Cup Series at www.easternstatescup.com

Source: Eastern States Cup

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