Last weekend in Cēsis Olympic center ‘’Priekuļi’’ the last event of Latvian downhill longboarding series champions were crowned.
First slalom and slide jam competitions were held.
In slalom Gustavs Gailītis took the win, fallowed by Masters Gints Zommers and Edžus Konošonoks. In slide jam Kārlis Karlsons was the most skilled rider, 2nd place went to Mārtiņš Kivlinieks, but 3rd to Kaspars Balamovskis for doing stand-ups with a 1,5m long deck.
In downhill a lot of epic battles took place – in juniors Kristers Ivanovs showed his dominance taking the win, with Lukas Kellijs, Emīls Apsītis and Ralfs Andersons closely behind.
In series overall Ivanovs took the top honors, fallowed by Apsītis and Andersons.
In women Lauma Stepanova once again was unstoppable, Barbara Roskoša was 2nd and Baiba Grunsberga 3rd. In overall Stepanova also won, fallowed by Grusnberga nad Roskoša.
In Masters it was a battle of titans – Ģirts Vārtiņš managed to grab the top spot, Mikus Rullis secured second place un Edžus Konošonoks third place. In overall Rullis won for first time, Konošonoks was close behind, but 3rd place goes to Lukas Kirkilionis.
The tightest battles took place in Open group – Gustavs Gailītis took the win, with Ralfs Gailītis just one meter behind. 3rd place went to Mārtiņš Kivlinieks.
In series overall Gailītis won with almost perfect score (2nd,1st,1st,1st places), Kivlinieks wasn’t far behind (1st,3rd,2nd,3rd), but Karlsons this time ended the series in 3rd place (3rd,4th,4th,5th).
The race was supported by Riposhop.lv, Foxy racks, Fans action sport, Ionic Flux, Born To Ride, Davi boards, LuLū Pica, Ponolau, stampa.lv, NRJ tipography, OHM.LV.