Pick of the Pics: Connor Fearon

What happens when you combine one of the world’s fastest downhill riders and one of the best photographers? Well this…. Connor Fearon and Kaneo Photo headed out to a dry, dusty Adelaide trail on a hot day to take these photos. We will sit back and let the images do the talking…

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National Round 2 a�� Thredbo a�� Pick of the Pics

Dusty! There's a rider and a track in there somewhere...
Dusty! There’s a rider and a track in there somewhere…

Lets wrap up Thredbo with a few more bangers from some of the best photo gees in Australia, nothing more nothing less, enjoy!

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That's some iconic Alpine scenery!
That’s some iconic Alpine scenery!
Lost in the green.
Lost in the green.
Blurring...
Blurring…
The fastest back side of the weekend!
The fastest back side of the weekend!
Perfect foreground!
Perfect foreground!
Fast even when his wheels aren't on the ground! Try Brosnan.
Fast even when his wheels aren’t on the ground! Try Brosnan.
The track was riding well, thanks to some tasty additions!
The track was riding well, thanks to some tasty additions!
The wall ride was a cool feature.
The wall ride was a cool feature.

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Sidewayssss!
Sidewayssss!

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Remy Morton on the throttle!
Remy Morton on the throttle!
That's a lot of hair going on there Troy!
That’s a lot of hair going on there Troy!

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Jason Stevens / www.jasonstevensimagery.com

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Pick Of The Pics: 2014

2014 was a ripper year and we are not just talking about the world cup series! Across the board there was some great racing, we thought we would relive some of the highlights. Furthermore it is a way we can say thank you to our contributors, they are what powers the site. So a big thank you to them all, specifically JBPhotomedia and RFphtographics. Finally we need to say a massive thank you to Jason Stevens Photography who brought us a range of coverage but most notably the 2014 world cup series. Enjoy our review;

Round 1 of the Nationals Series, held in the hills surrounding Adelaide at Eagle Mountain Bike Park was a big event. Won by Connor Fearon on his birthday none the less...
January and Round 1 of the Nationals Series, held in the hills surrounding Adelaide at Eagle Mountain Bike Park was a big event. Won by Connor Fearon on his birthday none the less…
The end of January saw Mount Baw Baw host VicDH and the weather went from fog to sun over the course of the weekend.
The end of January saw Mount Baw Baw host VicDH and the weather went from fog to sun over the course of the weekend.
In February we talked to
In February we talked to one of Australia’s up and comers, Andrew Crimmins.
Round 2 of the national series was at an iconic Australian venue, Mount Buller.
Round 2 of the national series was at an iconic Australian venue, Mount Buller and it was won by Troy Brosnan.
February was all about the nationals as round 3 was on in Thredbo.
February was all about the nationals as round 3 was on in Thredbo.
March was all about Bright, it hosted the national champs and a Vic Dh round.
March was all about Bright, it hosted the national champs and a Vic Dh round.
April saw the world cup season kick off in South Africa won by Aaron Gwin.
April saw the world cup season kick off in South Africa won by Aaron Gwin.
One of the highlights of the year was the return to Australia for the world cup series. Cairns was the host and the weather played a large part but regardless it was a great event.
One of the highlights of the year was the return to Australia for the world cup series. Cairns was the host and the weather played a large part but regardless it was a great event.
May saw some of the other state winter series kick off.
May saw some of the other state winter series kick off.
We also covered the Australian national enduro series.
We also covered the Australian national enduro series.
June saw us head west for something different, the Albany urban downhill race.
June saw us head west for something different, the Albany urban downhill race.
One of the highlights of the year was Troy Brosnan taking his first world cup win in Fort William.
One of the highlights of the year was Troy Brosnan taking his first world cup win in Fort William.
IN what was a sign to come June saw Josh Bryceland take his first world cup victory.
In what was a sign of things to come June saw Josh Bryceland take his first world cup victory.
July was our third birthday!
July was our third birthday!
July also saw a muddy race in Ballarat.
July also saw a muddy race in Ballarat.
August was an extremely busy month that kicked off with the Mont Sainte Anne world cup and a return to the top step for Sam Hill.
August was an extremely busy month that kicked off with the Mont Sainte Anne world cup and a return to the top step for Sam Hill.
Followed by the Windham world cup, won by Josh Bryceland. The juniors were also on board getting some experience before the world championships.
Followed by the Windham world cup, won by Josh Bryceland. The juniors were also on board getting some experience before the world championships.
Crankworx finished off the North American adventures.
Crankworx finished off the North American adventures.
Capping off August was the Meribel world cup where Sam Hill took his second win for the year. Josh Bryceland was also crowned the overall winner along with Manon Carpenter.
Capping off August was the Meribel world cup where Sam Hill took his second win for the year. Josh Bryceland was also crowned the overall winner along with Manon Carpenter.
September saw Norway host the world championships and Gee Atherton grab win number 2.
September saw Norway host the world championships and Gee Atherton grab win number 2.
Back in Australia during August we  headed to New South Wales for their state series.
Back in Australia during August we headed to New South Wales for their state series.
October saw the South Australian state championships and a vintage race be held.
October saw the South Australian state championships and a vintage race be held.
November saw us head to Bali for one of the best races of the year, the Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge.
November saw us head to Bali for one of the best races of the year, the Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge.
November also saw us get our enduro on.
November also saw us get our enduro on.
December saw the kick off for the new national downhill series in You Yangs.
December saw the kick off for the new national downhill series in You Yangs.
Cannonball festival was a nice way to head into Christmas.
Cannonball festival was a nice way to head into Christmas.

2014 was great, here is to 2015 even better!

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Pick of the Pics: World Championships – Hafjell

Style points at the World Championships'.
Style points at the World Championships’.

So instead of all these photos from the World Championships’ in Hafjell gathering dust on hard drives somewhere we thought we would do a bulk upload for this Pick of the Pics, many are caption your own but regardless enjoy!

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Sam Hill.
Sam Hill.
Sending it.
Sending it.

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Finding lines and gaps!
Finding lines and gaps!

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Danny Hart dropping a foot.
Danny Hart dropping a foot.

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Sometimes the media get bored and/or hungry.

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Always emotions at World Championships, the tears roll down Rachel's cheers.
Always emotions at World Championships, the tears roll down Rachel’s cheers.
Delivering the good news.
Delivering the good news.
So much emotion.
So much emotion.
Happy days.
Happy days.

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World Cup Round 7, Meribel – Pick of the Pics

Straight out of the gate in Meribel and into rocks,crazy French!
Straight out of the gate in Meribel and into rocks,crazy French!

Before we head over to Norway for the World Championships we thought we would show you a few more pictures from the Meribel World Cup. Conditions rained from dark and foggy to blue skies and sunshine! For riders and photographers alike this led to some varying challenges… Enjoy.

Casey Brown negotiating the top part of the track.
Casey Brown negotiating the top part of the track.
The track was very photogenic...
The track was very photogenic…

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The golden light was pouring through the forest.
The golden light was pouring through the forest.
Deanos Machinos
Deanos Machinos
Surprise packet of the race, Francisco Pardal.
Surprise packet of the race, Francisco Pardal.
Brook MacDonald smashing as always
Brook MacDonald smashing as always
Gee Atherton has had a quiet by his high standards.
Gee Atherton has had a quiet by his high standards.
'The Mosser' a drop half way down the track.
‘The Mosser’ a drop half way down the track.
Marc Beaumont searching for lines.
Marc Beaumont searching for lines.
World Champ stripes on Rachel Atherton.
World Champ stripes on Rachel Atherton.
Sam Hill escaping the darkness
Sam Hill escaping the darkness
Line choice for days...
Line choice for days…
The wild man Marcelo Gutierrez!
The wild man Marcelo Gutierrez!

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Aaron Gwin ended up taking out second overall.
Aaron Gwin ended up taking out second overall.
Dust for days.
Dust for days.

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Boosting into the finish.
Boosting into the finish.

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