On the Pegs - May 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 5 - May 2022 - Page 62

know what my limits were ; I ’ ve never had a back issue like this before , which was very frustrating , and of course , it had to happen on the day of a national . We taped / wrapped a heating pad to my back , which really helped , and actually stayed in place for the first two loops . To be able to bounce back and get some cleans and put me in a good position was really rewarding . Considering I couldn ’ t walk yesterday morning , and I was able to snag a fifth place today , I ’ m feeling pretty accomplished .”
Will would finish with 46 points ahead of Niederer with 51 points , Davis Jr with 67 points , and Fastle with 95 points .
The expert class saw a copy / paste of the podium finishers , with Beta ’ s Cole Cullins taking top step , Vertigo ’ s Dalton Land taking second , and Vertigo ’ s Dalton Dunman taking third .
" The first two rounds went great for me !” said Cullins . “ After a somewhat rocky 21 ’ season I put in a lot of hours training on my Beta Evo over the winter to get to where I want to be . It felt really good to start the season with two wins in such a tough class ! Especially satisfying to do it at east coast rounds that ’ s so different from my usual west coast terrain . Now I ’ m ready for the next rounds in California & Colorado next month ."