What it is about, good times with the crew in Leogang after the race!

Privateer Life – Jake Newell & Co

It is not all glitz and glamour at World Cups, there are privateers on the circuit living the van life trying to crack the factory dream! We check in with Aussie privateer Jake Newell and friends: From: jake newell Sent: Thursday, 14 June 2018 8:27 PM To: Subject: Privateer life Week 1: I flew [...]

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It is good to see Brook MacDonald back on speed, in another news he has temporarily (we hope) lost control of his Instagram account...

Leogang – Day 3 – Finals

No one can claim race number 3 of the World Cup series was lacking in excitement! There was excitement across all classes but before we go there the requisite weather report – sunshine! Across all categories, all day, which kept things fair, there was some changes in the wind but whether that had any bearing [...]

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We wouldn't be surprised if this is the race that kick starts Mic Hannah's season!

Leogoang – Day 1 – Practice

World Cup number 3 takes us to Leogang, Austria for arguably the most picturesque stop of the year! The stunning mountain vistas welcome everyone to a town that does great schnitzels and really seems to embrace the race each year. A few key points, Dean Lucas is back racing, he has overcome the concussion he [...]

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In the last practice session of the weekend Sik Mic came into the rock garden, paused to hype up the crowd and then kept on his merry (& fast) way! Here he keeps low over the woops!

Cairns Day 5: Finals

Well by now you no doubt no the results and ins and outs of a lot of what happened at an epic World Champs race in Cairns so let us take you on a bit of a journey on how we saw things, buckle up and enjoy! After the morning practice and junior finals we [...]

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Cairns – Day 5: Finals Quick Results

A quick update from Cairns with more to come! Done and dusted, your 2017 World Championships have been decided in the jungle of far North Queensland. The day started off early with the junior classes as always, with Melanie Chappaz from France the fastest female. In the junior men Matt Walker from Great Britain goes [...]

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Cairns – Day 4: Practice

Day 4 here in Cairns and today was a day of practice, the last full day before race day tomorrow. The track has started to blow out and the dry conditions mean there are holes hiding everywhere – you only have to look at Rachel Atherton to see this, yesterday she got caught up coming [...]

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Along with the women at the same time...

Cairns – Day 3: Seeding & Timed Practice

Today the action wound up a notch with seeding runs for the juniors and timed practice for the elite riders, our first chance to get some idea of everyone’s speed… Of course some riders crashed, some took it easy, etc, etc. but overall it was a good indication. In the junior women it was Shania [...]

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Cairns – Day 2: Practice

Day 2 here in Cairns and the first day of practice, the riders were all chomping at the bit! The conditions were dry and dusty, a thick layer of dirt was covering everything by the time practice was finished. It was hard to pick the fastest rider as everyone was pushing hard, there a few [...]

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The track is dry and dusty, a typical Aussie layer of dust covers the majority of the track, no issue for some!

Cairns – Day 1: Track Walk & Pit Bits

The World Championships return to Cairns after last being held here in 1996, today we walked the track before heading to the pits and this is what we saw: Join us again after the first day of practice. Thanks to @matt_rousu_photography for supplying some of his images, be sure to check out his Instagram and [...]

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When the acid kicks in half way through your run

Aussie National Championships

We headed back up to, what we hoped would be, sunny Queensland for National Champs version 2.0 after the first attempt was cancelled. A�There was strong field and the weather was much better, RF Photographics takes us on the visual run down of the weekend, enjoy! Another season in the books! Time to focus on [...]

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