Wicked Wombat 8hr 2013 - Jindabyne, 31st December

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Wicked Wombat 8hr 2013 - Jindabyne, 31st December

Time: December 31, 2013 from 6am to 7pm
Location: Bungarra, Jindabyne
Meet at: Bungarra, Jindabyne
Park at: Bungarra, Jindabyne
Ride/Event Type: race
Ride/Event Organiser: Rolling Ground Jindabyne
Latest Activity: Feb 25

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Ride/Event Description

The 2013 Wicked Wombat is 8Hrs of Christmas cake calorie burning, solo and teams fun in the beautiful Snowy Mountains.

Ride the fantastic Bungarra single track to see in the New Year in a relaxed, social and unique event.

The “Wicked Wombat” is Australia’s only New Years Eve MTB event and is the best way to finish 2013.

DATE
 

TUESDAY 31st December - NEW YEARS EVE 2013

LOCATION 
Bungarra Alpine Centre, Jindabyne. NSW. (Off the Barry Way, South of Jindabyne). 

RACING FROM
8am start to 4pm finish (Trails open for registered competitors to ride: 12 Noon Monday to 12 Noon Wednesday) 

CATEGORIES
Solo 
Teams of 2 or 4 people (3 person teams compete with 4 person category)
Men’s, Women’s and Mixed divisions

PRICES
RACE ENTRY $109 Per person   (Junior $69.00)

All riders must be Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) members.  
MTBA single day licenses available at the event for $20.00 

GENERAL INFORMATION 
2013 sees Rolling Ground Jindabyne holding the Third Wicked Wombat  mountain bike event on the Bungarra Alpine Centre trails. This trail network contains over 20 kms of single trails, a skills and pocket park, jumps areas, a flow trail and a pump track. The trails were designed specifically to offer a wide variety of options for all levels of riders, which makes them a fantastic place to hold a race event. 

Bungarra Alpine Centre sits on a 300 acre property just south of Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains of NSW and provides group accommodation for school outdoor education programs for over 200 people. So there’s plenty of parking and lots of space with grassy areas, trees and wildlife all around.

Rolling Ground Jindabyne have held a number of local club events on these trails providing a relaxed and easy going atmosphere for all who attend. We pride ourselves on providing a great course, great facilities and good times.

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Comment by Steve K on February 25, 2014 at 10:56

Woohoo!  From the organisers:

Hi  2013 Wicked Wombat Entrants,

I know a fair bit of time has passed since the race was completed and that I haven't keep everyone informed with results and photos etc. Well thankfully after spending a long time sorting through photos (over 2000) and interpreting/repairing the results information provided from our time keeper, I have finally got it all completed and on Dropbox for everyone to see.

All photos from the race are in a new folder (follow link below), with new photos of each rider in "Race Photos in Number Order" (in groups of 50 riders). You are welcome to download as many photos as you wish for FREE, so enjoy.

The results were a complete mess, thanks to the power outage on the day, and it's been very difficult sort them all out. The split times shown are from the data we could retrieve and there may be some ommissions, but I hope it all makes sense. Unfortunately, this is the best we can do with the data we have, and I am already looking into other professional event timing services with backup systems to prevent these issues in the future. They are a PDF that you need to download (link below) from Dropbox to view them (you may not be able to view them online).

Again I would like to apologise for taking so long to get all this to you. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Best regards

Rob Gant-Thompson

PHOTOS: https://www.dropbox.com/l/Xe5CpfyIGW5wpdXJ2tPUvd

RESULTS: https://www.dropbox.com/l/78cuKSo7gVKmHczqLArpbe

Comment by Steve K on January 17, 2014 at 14:58

So out of interest, has anyone seen results from this or were they irretrievable?  (Can't see on their website.)

Also, does anyone have a link to the location of the finished photos?  I think all I've seen is the highlights.

Comment by Paul Gardner on January 1, 2014 at 21:16

Thanks to all Competitors, Volunteers, Spectators and our Sponsors.

The 3rd Wicked Wombat was a huge success and the MTB community's response motivates Rolling Ground Jindabyne more than ever to continually improve and build our Events and the Trails in the Snowy Mountains for all bike riders.  

Rob is working hard with our time keepers to clarify all results. We've got our Videographer Matt Ryan putting together hours of footage for the "2013 Wicked Wombat" video and Steve Cuff, Snowy Times Editor and our fantastic photographer is sorting 1000,s of photos so we can get them out to all competitors. We're hoping a few days for the official results, around a week for the video and a couple for the photos. But have no fear we will have some photos up on The Berm and Facebook within a day or two(hopefully tomorrow morning). 

Went for my first ride around Bungarra today, stunning!, even chased an Emu. Thanks to all riders for bringing your tyres along to groom Bungarra some more.   

Once again thanks, from Rob and Paul We're already looking forward to wicked Wombat Number 4, only 364 days away. 

Comment by Steve K on January 1, 2014 at 15:40
Yeah had to run after the finish - shame to have to be set up apart from the main area too, but the kids were obsessed with the skills track. Had good Berm-ey cheers going past each lap though!
Comment by TROGDOR!! on January 1, 2014 at 14:56

I heard afterwards he finished 3rd in his age cat at the 24hr worlds, maybe he was just warming up before he at the pizza.....?

Like last year a really good event, lots of fun had by all and awesome results all!

Comment by Craig Martin on January 1, 2014 at 14:46

Awesome race. I think Trogdor was done, no way that guy looked faster than you mate, pizza or no pizza!

Congrats to the bermy podiumers!

Comment by Ben "Hollywood" Hudson on January 1, 2014 at 14:02

Just from the presso mate, too bad we didnt get all of us in the group.

Comment by Ben "Hollywood" Hudson on January 1, 2014 at 13:57

The Berm spent new years eve rocking out on some sweet Bungarra single track yeeeeeooooow!

Comment by Steve K on January 1, 2014 at 13:56
Whoa, awesome! Great pics too Hollywood. Are the results up on the net yet or is this info from the presso?
Comment by Ben "Hollywood" Hudson on January 1, 2014 at 13:54

Wicked wombat smiles

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