Underdog Jimmy Rad Train Riha wins Whistler – Watch the whole race

Whistler, BC: Big surprise on the podium today. Jimmy Riha took one of his biggest career win at the Whistler longboard festival beating the current top 3 IDF ranked riders (Reimer,  Stephens, Kelly)  to finish first on the podium. (watch the finals at the 2h37min mark).

Kelly and Reimer were fighting for first place during the first part of the race but with only 5 turns left, Riha made his move and left everyone in his dust. Riha’s lead was so confortable that he even had time for a vistory fist pump well before the finish line. Congrats!

Open Final’s result:

  1. Jimmy Riha
  2. James Kelly
  3. Kevin Reimer
  4. Nicholas Desmarrais
  5. Dillon Stephens
  6. Ricardo Reis

More action coming out of whistler tomorrow with the Second annual SkateXShoot and the enduro race.

whistlerlongboard.com

Sunday July 7th, 2013
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