On the Pegs - November 2021 Volume 6 Issue 11 - November - Page 80
minders and the managers – worked perfectly . The reality was at the start it was quite easy so everything was equal but when the difficult sections started we made a big difference . We are very happy .”
It was much closer in the Women ’ s class but the Spanish ladies took control midway through the first lap and refused to loosen their grip on the title they won in 2019 , the last time the event was staged .
With newly-crowned TrialGP Women champion Laia Sanz ( GASGAS ), Berta Abellan ( Vertigo ) and Sandra Gomez ( TRRS ) arriving at the halfway mark on five points for Team Spain – three clear of Team
Great Britain ’ s Emma Bristow ( Sherco ), Alice Minta ( Scorpa ) and Alicia Robinson ( Beta ) – they then checked out with a clean second loop . Team Great Britain improved on their first loop score , but weren ’ t able to recover and had to be content with a second place .
“ It ’ s been a really nice weekend ,” said Sanz . “ Today we did an amazing job , especially on the second lap . It ’ s the perfect way to finish the trial season .”
Rounding out the podium was Team Norway , with Seline Meling , Huldeborg Barkved and Ingveig Hakonsen scoring consistent 11-point loops for a total of 22