Dirt Diggler brings bumps, bruises and fun

The seventh annual Dirt Diggler Fall Classic mountain bike race on Saturday saw bikers taking on 1,100 vertical downhill metres.

Kathleen MacCormick takes on the Dirt Diggler.

The seventh annual Dirt Diggler Fall Classic mountain bike race on Saturday saw 40 men and three women taking on 1,100 vertical downhill metres.

The annual downhill race sees racers taking on one of Fernie’s most prized trails from the top of Morrissey Ridge to the valley bottom.

There was a total of $4,500 in prizes up for grabs, including $1,000 in cash for the top five.

Luke Stevens was the first of the men to finish, and Kathleen McCormick was the first woman.

 

Results

 

Mens

First            Luke Stevens 10m 39s

Second                        Luke Nelson 10m 52s

Third            Nick Quinn 10m 54s

Fourth            Ross Rosengrave 11m 12s

Fifth            Conrad Spring 11m 19s

Sixth            Tom Powers 11m 21s

Seventh            Dave Woods 11m 27s

Eighth            Reg Mullet 11m 32s

Ninth            Derek Bird 11m 52s

Tenth            Steve Meyer 11m 54s

 

Womens

First            Kathleen McCormick 14m13s

Second                        Lacie Richer 14m32s

Third            Lindsey Kelly 14m48s

Just Posted

Crowsnest Pass RCMP seek help locating missing man

58-year-old Stuart David Duff was last seen on Jan. 6, 2019.

Spike in Jaffray bear calls cause for concern

In 2018 there were 38 calls about bears spotted in the Jaffray area, compared to one call in 2017.

Snow on the way for Elk Valley

Winter weather advisory issued for East Kootenay with up to 15cm of snow expected over the next week

Snow removal still an issue for mobility challenged in Fernie

Disability advocate sees little improvement in sidewalk clearing; City promises to review policy

Sparwood trails community growing

Sparwood Trails Alliance grows trail network, membership; hosting fatbike event February 2

VIDEO: Students in MAGA hats mock Native American at Indigenous Peoples March

Diocese in Kentucky says it is investigating the matter, caught on video by onlookers

CONSUMER REPORT: What to buy each month in 2019 to save money

Resolve to buy all of the things you want and need, but pay less money for them

Want to avoid the speculation tax on your vacant home? Rent it out, Horgan says

Premier John Horgan and Sheila Malcolmson say speculation and vacancy tax addresses homelessness

UPDATE: B.C. woman and boy, 6, found safe, RCMP confirm

Roseanne Supernault says both she and her six-year-old nephew are fine and she has contacted police

PHOTOS: Women’s Marches take to the streets across B.C. and beyond

Women and allies marched worldwide protesting violence against women, calling for equality

Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

Seismologists expect the temblors to continue for months, although the frequency has lessened

Women’s March returns across the U.S. amid shutdown and controversy

The original march in 2017, the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, drew hundreds of thousands of people

Federal Liberals announce former B.C. MLA as new candidate in byelection

Richard Lee will face off against federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh

No winning ticket in $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

No win in Friday night’s draw means the next Lotto Max draw will be approximately $17 million

Most Read