Doubled Up out at the Nevada State Championship

KHS Pro MTB team rider Kailey Skelton on the podium after winning the Nevada State Championship at Bootleg canyon.

2021 is absolutely starting off to be a year to remember.  The Nevada state championship race is done and dusted and the KHS Pro MTB team has came out on top. With blood sweat and tears and a whole lot of dedication the team has won the  pro men’s downhill finals three years in a row thanks to Nik Nestoroff. This is a massive accomplishment with a lot of support and help from everyone in the Mountain Bike community.

KHS Pro MTB team rider Nik Nestoroff on the podium after winning the Nevada State Championship at Bootleg canyon.
KHS Pro MTB team rider Nik Nestoroff on the podium after winning the Nevada State Championship at Bootleg canyon.

Not only did Nik win the Pro men’s final at the Nevada state championship this past weekend but also winning in dominating fashion was Kailey Skelton.

KHS Pro MTB team rider Kailey Skelton on the podium after winning the Nevada State Championship at Bootleg canyon.
KHS Pro MTB team rider Kailey Skelton on the podium after winning the Nevada State Championship at Bootleg canyon.

She is now two for two wins for the 2021 season. Also within her final race run she unfortunately crashed at the very top of the race which scared us all, she managed to get back on her bike and win the race. Which was an amazing accomplishment in her professional field of Racing.

KHS Pro MTB team rider Nik Nestoroff racing at the Nevada State Championship at Bootleg canyon.
KHS Pro MTB team rider Nik Nestoroff racing at the Nevada State Championship at Bootleg canyon.

On the unfortunate side of things was Steven Walton who was definitely up for grabs for the win between him and Nik. Steven had a mechanical about 25 seconds into his race run. Which ended up being a flat tire. He was still only 26 seconds off the lead and definitely would’ve been a contender for the win alongside Nik.

KHS Pro MTB team rider Kailey Skelton racing at the Nevada State Championship at Bootleg canyon.
KHS Pro MTB team rider Kailey Skelton racing at the Nevada State Championship at Bootleg canyon.

The team continues to dominate and move onto the next race in Fontana California for round two of the Southridge Winter Series. They are very excited to keep their winning streak alive and stay healthy to continue to the top.

Bootleg Canyon with Nik Nestoroff

KHS pro mtb team rider Nik Nestoroff riding a trail.

The KHS Pro MTB team just wrapped the second round of the DVO Winter Gravity series and are looking good heading into the final round of the series. Check out what it is like to race out in Bootleg canyon with Nik Nestoroff.

Mob n Mojave-DVO Winter Series

KHS pro mtb team rider Kailey Skelton riding at Bootleg canyon.

The second round of the DVO Winter Series was good too the KHS Pro MTB team.

Nik Nestoroff and Steven Walton, once again road great which landed them back on the podium.

Kailey Skelton showed that she is a force to be reckoned with as she again delivered another epic run to put her on the top step of the podium again.

The team is looking to cap off this year’s series with podium finishes as they will be back March 13th for the final race of the series.

Nevada State Downhill Championship

KHS pro mtb team, Steven Walton, Logan Binggeli, Nik Nestoroff, Kailey Skelton.

This past weekend was the kick-off to the DVO Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon, NV. with the Nevada State downhill championship. The KHS Pro MTB team, fresh off their first race of the year, kept their podium run going.

Nik Nestoroff capitalized on his second-place finish the week before and took the top spot on the podium and defended his title by winning the 2020 Nevada State downhill championship.

Teammate, Steven Walton, improved on his last race run and pulled off a 3rd place finish.

New teammate, Kailey Skelton showed stuff and was the fastest down the mountain in the women’s class and was crowned as the 2020 women’s Nevada downhill champion.

Desert Kings

That’s a wrap on the DVO Winter Series at Bootleg Canyon. Nik Nestoroff took second behind downhill great Aaron Gwin, with Logan Binggeli taking a close third. With their podium finishes Nik locked up the overall series win, with Logan second overall, and Steven Walton third overall.  Congratulations to the KHS Factory Racing team on their win!

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