Summer Phat Snaps

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Images Tony Hutcheson, Digby Shaw, Matt Woods and the DME.

With the kiwi summer marching on at full volume and the event calendar half done ’n’ dusted we’ve complied a selection of hand-crafted photos from Jamie Nicoll’s Nomadic Weekend at the 440 Mtb Park and the Dodzy Memorial Enduro at Wairoa Gorge.

Nomadic Weekend - 440 Mtb Park


Jamie drops in on his Old School Bus. Photo: Tony Hutcheson.


Nomadic campsite. Photo: Tony Hutcheson.


Pre dinner nibbles. Photos: Tony Hutcheson.


Chris Burr and Brenda Clapp display alternative approaches to protection while preparing the Nomadic Feast. Photo: Tony Hutcheson.


Mtb talisman and incense for a safe campsite. Photo: Tony Hutcheson.


Sam Shaw arrives for food. Photo: Tony Hutcheson.


 Photos: Tony Hutcheson.


Sam chasing Jamie. Photos: Tony Hutcheson.


Air and there. Photos: Tony Hutcheson.


Robin and Ben collect airpoints... 


... and win matching Ground Effect rain jackets. Photos: Tony Hutcheson.


Jamie tosses the coin. Photo: Tony Hutcheson.


... and Tony wins the Santa Cruz Reserve wheel set.

Dodzy Memorial Enduro - Wairoa Gorge


DME cat-herder-in-chief Nick Crocker (at left) pauses for just a moment during registration. Photo: DME.


Anticipation and excitement on arrival at the Gorge. Photo: Matt Woods/DME.


Anja McDonald - techie and fast en route to 2nd place in the Pro-Elite Women. Photos: Digby Shaw/DME.


Mops Newell - on the ground, and in the air. Photos: Matt Woods/DME.


Sam Shaw all concentration with Wyn Masters looking on. Photo: Digby Shaw/DME.


Odin Woods in front of, rather than behind, the camera. Photo: Matt Woods/DME.


And likewise Richard Goldsbury steps away from the viewfinder and into the woods. Photo: Matt Woods/DME.


Tristan Rawlence heading for 4th place in the Masters Men. Photo: Matt Woods/DME.


Robin Pieper - 2nd place in the Senior 16-29 Women. Photo: Tony Hutcheson.


Post race wash down. Photo: Digby Shaw/DME.


Pro-Elite Women's podium (L to R): Cati Pearson, Rae Morrison and Anja McDonald. Photo: Tony Hutcheson.


The coin toss for the Juliana frame. Presented to super-happy Karolyne Dunn by Mike Stylianou. Photos: Digby Shaw/DME.


And it all runs like a swiss watch thanks to unbridled energy and enthusiasm of this Crew. Photo: Digby Shaw/DME.


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