Graham Jarvis wins the King of the Hill, Wade Young places second
Jarvis wins King of the Hill
A hot bed for hard enduro, Romania hosted the first major enduro race of the 2013 season this weekend with the King of the Hill Tournament. Besides the undisputed king of hard enduro, Husaberg’s Graham Jarvis, other big names of the extreme enduro scene took part – the young Wade Young, who celebrated his birthday in Romania, Chris Birch and Paul Bolton were only some of the 320 competitors at the start.
The three-day race started with the prologue on Friday that determined the start order for the next day. Graham Jarvis finished 3rd after Birch and Bolton, while Wade Young finished 5th. Saturday was even better for both Husaberg riders. Graham Jarvis was the fastest on the 100 km long track filled with ruthless sections, ahead of Birch on the second place and Young on the 3rd with only some seconds separating the riders. Day 3, the final day of the race selected the winners after a 60-km long route. Graham Jarvis was crowned the King of the Hill while Wade Young placed 2nd after a great performance. Germany’s Markus Kehr took the 3rd podium position ahead of Paul Bolton, who finished 4th.