Outlaws versus Sanctioned Events – Turmoil in the Australian DH community

HopkinsOutlaw.jpgThere’s been a lot of debate going on following 2 riders being banned from a sanctionned luge race for organising an outlaw the day before.
Read the initial article about the event that triggered it all: Bomb The Snowies race bans Trav for being too rad
This prompted Hopkin.com.au to write this interesting article titled: Outlaws versus Sanctioned Events
Couple of worthy point on why Hop thinks our sport needs outlaw events include:

  • Money – or the lack of
  • Giving organisers a learning experience
  • Sanctioned events coming out of outlaws
  • Building interest
  • Not having to be financially viable

Give the article a read. Interesting point of view.

Tuesday March 22nd, 2011
Article Downhill Event