Grotts, Dong fastest through the mud

Grotts, Dong fastest through the mud
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By John LaConte

VAIL — A little mud and a lot of elevation gain made for a tough day of mountain bike racing at the GoPro Mountain Games.Defending champion Howard Grotts, fresh off World Cup competition, won his third Gerber Golden Axe, as well as $3,000, against a difficult field.On the women’s side, Evelyn Dong finished on top, her first big win of the season.“There’s good prize money, and also it’s a great event,” Grotts said after the race. “That’s why this event attracts so many top class riders.”After setting a new course record at the Original Growler Endurance Race in Gunnison two …

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