MAD Enduro 2019 – EWS Qualifier

1. race route
1. race route

Continuous heavy rainfall the night before posed an extra challenge for the almost 250 participants of MAD Enduro 2019 – EWS Qualifier held at Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.

2. Noormahfuzah Nordin (FuFu)
2. Noormahfuzah Nordin (FuFu)
3. Nor Basyariah Ismail
3. Nor Basyariah Ismail

However, despite muddy and extremely slippery conditions, “The show must go on”, and it did, much to the delight of the many mountain biking enthusiasts who came to witness the MAD Enduro 2019 – EWS Qualifier.

4. starting line
4. starting line
5. slippery conditions
 5. slippery conditions

There were a total of 6 stages, over a distance of >25km demanding, mountainous trail which featured rocky sections, roots, steep sections & flowy high-speed sections.

6. riders take on the challenge nonetheless
6. riders take on the challenge nonetheless
7. one of the approximate 250 participants
7. one of the approximate 250 participants

With six categories to compete, it meant that at the end of the day, there would be six champions.

8. riders come from near and far, including Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Taiwan, China and other international countries
8. riders come from near and far, including Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Taiwan, China and other international countries
9. taking time out to catch his breath
9. taking time out to catch his breath

The riders not only comprised of Malaysians, but also from the international fraternity, such as Singaporeans, Bruneians, Indonesians, Taiwanese, Chinese and other countries.

10. there are six stages to complete
10. there are six stages to complete
11. there are six categories in total
11. there are six categories in total

Emily2U Media was in the thick of the action to bring you these exciting shots.

12. a moment before crashing
12. a moment before crashing
13. pedal or push, as long as one completes the race
13. pedal or push, as long as one completes the race

Also, of the 14 women who competed in the qualifiers, we caught up with two of them for their thoughts prior to flag off.

14. at 250m+ above sea-level at its highest peak, this event features rocky sections, roots, steep sections & flowy high-speed sections
14. at 250m+ above sea-level at its highest peak, this event features rocky sections, roots, steep sections & flowy high-speed sections
15. one of the Special Stages
15. one of the Special Stages

RESULTS

MASTER A
1st – Ssu Han, Chiang (477)
2nd – Chong Yaw, Wee (481)
3rd – Mohamed Edha, Mohamad Ali (449)
4th – Chrisdian Mardianto (417)
5th – Joel, Mc Guire (431)
6th – Rick Jaco Groen (474)

Video: FuFu @ MAD Enduro 2019 – EWS Qualifier

MASTER B
1st – Soon Soon, Tan (556)
2nd – Jee Mun, Ang (502)
3rd – Siang Pheng, Ong (554)
4th – Clayton Kai Liang, Check (516)

Video: Nor Basyariah Ismail @ MAD Enduro 2019 – EWS Qualifier

MEN ELITE
1st – Matej Charvat (102)
2nd – Sheng Shan, Chiang (101)
3rd – Dedik Handika (112)
4th – Agung Prio Aprilano (106)
5th – Norshahriel Haizat Bin. Ahmad Nazali (124)
6th – Yavento Ditra Pranata (129)
7th – Minho, Yang (119)
8th – Sangmok, Lim (103)
9th – Cong Xiao (109)
10th – Chi Chin, Li (110)
11th – Muhammad Al-Wa’ie, Haji Aini (120)
12th – Ondřej Bárta (125)

For full results, click on this link.

Video: Highlights of MAD Enduro 2019 – EWS Qualifier

Event: MAD Enduro 2019 – EWS Qualifier
Venue: Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 17th Nov, 2019

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