Beatty races for the Single Track Off Road Mountain Bike Club of Whistler, Specialized, and Evolution.
Whistlers Claire Buchar, another Evolution rider, also finished fifth in her first race in the pro elite womens category.
The B.C. Cup series will take a break this weekend for the Triple World Cup at Grouse Mountain, and World Cup and Canada Cup races in Fernie, Canmore and Vernon. The next provincial cross country, downhill and dual slalom races will take place on Aug. 18 and 19 in Fernie. The B.C. Cup Championships will be held the following weekend in Rossland.