Kona's Shelly Flood transitions to Enduro

As part of their annual shake-up, Kona have moved South Australian Shelly Flood into their Enduro program for the upcoming 2019 season.

This news comes hot on the heels of Canadian firecracker and 2017 Downhill World Champion Miranda Miller's shift from Specialized Gravity to the North American-based team. Miller will focus on Enduro this season, so there will be plenty of competition for Flood from both inside and outside the squad.

Revealing the news on Twitter, the team remarked, "We’re thrilled to bring Shelly Flood to the enduro program for 2019!"

Hot on the heels of our big Miranda Miller announcement comes the entire Kona Gravity/Enduro team! We're thrilled to continue on with Connor Fearon, Rhys Verner, Anthony Poulson, and Caleb Holonko and are... https://t.co/twvwxqXZbK

— Konaworld (@konaworld) January 17, 2019

Flood will compete in the EWS (Enduro World Series), which gets underway on March 24th with the Giant Toa Enduro in Rotorua on New Zealand's North Island.

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