Bike royalty decided

Competitors in the Snowy Mountains Mountain Bike Festival 2020.

Zoe Cuthbert and Cameron Ivory are the respective Queen and King of the Snowy Mountains Mountain Bike Festival for 2020.

Although the weather was dreary riders turned up from all around the state to participate in this gruelling competition, really pushing participants to give it all they had to reach the finishing line over this three day mountain biking festival.

Cuthbert took out the sixth and final stage, across a 45km marathon course in wet and difficult conditions.

The 18 year-old won all six stages of the festival, in one of the most dominant performances the festival has ever seen.

Cuthbert won Stage 6 in a time of 2:16:27, 4-minutes and 22-seconds ahead of Cristy Henderson (2:20:49). Meaghan Stanton came third in a time of 2:31:05.

Zoe Cuthbert was crowned race winner after a total race time- across the six stages- of 6:26:58.6.

This was a nearly 10-minute lead ahead of Henderson, with 6:36:14.1.

Stanton, who has re-emerged as an Elite level competitor, completed the weekend in an impressive 7:02:12.5.

Meantime, it was Cameron Ivory who won the Men’s marathon Stage 6, in a time of 2:02:08.

A mere nine seconds behind in second-place was the injured Dean Cane.

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