Liu and Cheng (SIN) lead Aussie 29er Nationals

Justin Liu and Sherman Cheng from Singapore have taken the lead in the 29er Australian Championships. The pair recovered from their poor start of the first day to move into the lead on day two. With the discard still to come into effect they lead second placed Judge Ryan and Hans Henken (USA) by 19 points after six races.

Early series leaders Joel Rose and Jamie Woods (AUS) have had a roller-coaster ride, and despite winning two races they have crashed to 16th place. Best placed local team are Byron White and William Ryan in third overall

Britain's Thomas Durham and Alex Cooper have only reached single figures once and are down in 27th overall.

29er - Leading Positions after 6 races (81 entries)

1 SIN J Liu 2 2 5 2 1 12 24
2 USA J Ryan 7 13 11 4 5 3 43
3 AUS B White 3 12 18 1 4 8 46
4 NZL A Maloney 5 11 4 1 24 8 53
5 RSA T Jacobs 29 6 1 13 2 4 55
6 AUS N Peate 4 9 24 5 16 2 60
6 DEN H Sogaard 19 5 3 29 3 1 60
6 AUS A Chapman 9 3 13 14 19 2 60
9 AUS S O'Rourke 21 8 25 3 2 5 64
10 USA M Fraser 17 18 7 9 9 5 65
11 AUS A Rankin 6 14 20 11 4 14 69
12 AUS W Llewelyn 12 16 9 12 8 16 73
13 AUS L Doyle 22 19 15 6 6 6 74
14 AUS N Taylor 11 25 8 7 10 15 76
15 AUS J Sharrock 8 20 16 15 11 7 77
16 AUS J Rose 39.00O 1 32 3 7 1 83
17 DEN K Andersen 1 4 21 32 20 6 84
18 AUS H Nattrass 35 17 19 2 5 11 89
19 AUS P Freeman 18 26 6 13 20 14 97
20 AUS S McDonald 20 24 30 10 6 10 100
20 AUS B Kerl 16 15 10 27 12 20 100
22 AUS J Sly 39.00O 7 35 6 7 9 103
23 RSA R Tarboton 34 21 2 22 12 13 104
24 AUS S Thomas 25 23 17 8 21 13 107
25 USA I Simms 10 10 31 14 25 19 109
26 RSA M Hall 26 28 14 21 8 15 112
27 GBR T Durham 28 22 22 23 17 3 115
27 AUS D Souter 15 35 29 9 17 10 115
29 AUS S Smith 37 33 12 10 23 4 119
30 AUS O Thompson 27 37 33 4 15 7 123
31 AUS H Outteridge 33 27 26 12 13 22 133
32 AUS E Young 13 29 39 17 14 30 142
33 AUS T Johnson 24 38 28 18 19 17 144
34 AUS A Lahey 14 30 40 11 26 24 145
34 AUS M Walden 36 31 23 5 32 18 145
36 AUS J Griffin 32 36 34 7 26 16 151
37 AUS J Harrison 31 40 38 19 13 12 153
37 AUS N Brunning 30 32 41 17 10 23 153
39 AUS M Vandervoort 23 41 36 24 21 11 156
40 AUS R Narborough 38 39 27 25 15 19 163
41 GBR H Humphreys 39.00O 34 37 15.5 16 25 166.5