After finishing second at the World Masters in Brazil in early September, Eric Loney capped the month by claiming the Fluidride Cup pro DH championship on Sunday at Ski Bowl.
Loney placed third in the season finale, giving him enough points to capture the season title. The Fluidride series included four races – one at Whistler and three at Mount Hood.
After honing their skills at the Growlers Gulch Super D, Project 529 had a great day at the mountain. GG Super D champ Al Hansen was second in Cat 1 19-29 and Nate Marsh blew away the field to win the Cat 1 30+ title.
With nearly 200 racers involved, Loney, Marsh and Hansen had the 3rd, 12th, and 13th best times in the field.
“Ski Bowl is longer, gnarlier and more demanding, both technically and physically, than the course in Brazil,” Loney said.
Eric finished the year as the fourth-ranked pro in the four-race Northwest Cup series and is currently the number-two ranked pro DHer in Washington, accordinging to USA Cycling.
Check out this great vid, courtesy of Sam Loney, featuring highlights from Eric’s races throughout the year.