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Round 2 Nationals – Thredbo

We hit up one of the all time classic Australian race venues, Thredbo, for round two of the National Series. Even without the racing, a combination of blue skies and endless chairlift runs meant that riders were smiling all weekend long. Our man on the scene RF Photographics gives us a run down of the [...]

Read More » | February 6, 2017 | Category: All downhill247.com posts | Comments: none | Tags: , ,

Troy Showed why he is national champion but he will have a few riders hot on his heals come March

Cannonball Festival 2016 – Australian Open Downhill

The third and final Day of Cannonball did not disappoint. The final day played host to the Australian Open downhill and it gave some exciting racing to finish of a great weekend of racing. Let’s wrap up the event with some images: //JUNIORS //WOMEN //MEN Words and images: RFPhotographics (Facebook here or follow on Instagram [...]


Josh Carlson back in Australia and on the charge

Cannonball Festival 2016 – All MTN and Pumptrack

Day 1 of Cannonball 2016 kicked off with the All Mountain Assault in rather chilly conditions. Once the sun went down the riders took to the pump track.Ben Forbes and Claire Whiteman took out the All Mountain Assault. Remy Morton backed up his last years win on the pump track along with Danni Beecroft. Thredbo received [...]

Read More » | December 10, 2016 | Category: All downhill247.com posts, Australian race posts | Comments: none | Tags: , ,

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NSW State Series – Thredbo

After a long summer of MTB action, Thredbo played host to its final race event for this season, The Red Ass NSW State Series Round 1. Timed nicely between the end of Australian National Series and the beginning of the World Cup season it was a great opportunity for local racers to settle into the enjoyable atmosphere that is [...]


Graeme Mudd wins his first national round! What a great result for his new team.

Thredbo – Australian National Round 3

We headed to Thredbo over the weekend in the picturesque Snowy Mountains for the third round of the MTBA national series. The track is one of the longest, roughest and gnarliest going around, for this round a few changes had been made – the corners and berms were built up which allowed extra speed to [...]

Read More » | February 9, 2016 | Category: All downhill247.com posts, Australian race posts | Comments: 1 | Tags: , ,

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Cannonball Festival – Day 3 – Thredbo

  Day 3…the grand finale to wrap up an outstanding weekend of riding and it certainly didn’t disappoint! A legendary track, one that will beat you and your bike up if you don’t pay it respect! That said it is a blast if you get it all right… Troy Brosnan had qualified first the day [...]

Read More » | December 8, 2015 | Category: All downhill247.com posts, Australian race posts | Comments: none | Tags: ,

The 'import' rider of the weekend was Luca Shaw and he put in a good showing!

Cannonball Festival – Day 2 – Thredbo

Day 2 was another busy day of events beginning with the Maxxis Flow Motion Cup, one run down the 8min Koziosko Flow Trail, this was one for the enduro bikes to come out and play. The course over the weekend had become dry, rough and dusty with the pounding of practice. Tom Crimmins took the pro [...]

Read More » | December 7, 2015 | Category: All downhill247.com posts, Australian race posts | Comments: none | Tags: ,

Thomas Crimmins having fun!

Cannonball Festival – Day 1 – Thredbo

Day 1 of the biggest downhill orientated mountain bike festival in Australia certainly lived up to its name. Kicking off the events for the weekend was the SRAM Dual Compressor, a 4X style knockout competition. Not to be confused with dual slalom, riders don’t have to stay in lanes they are free to go where ever [...]

Read More » | December 6, 2015 | Category: All downhill247.com posts, Australian race posts | Comments: none | Tags: ,

Remy Morton on the throttle!

National Round 2 – Thredbo – Pick of the Pics

Lets wrap up Thredbo with a few more bangers from some of the best photo gees in Australia, nothing more nothing less, enjoy! Images: RFPhotographics (Facebook here or follow on Instagram @rfphotographics). Jaime Black / www.jaimeblack.com.au Jason Stevens / www.jasonstevensimagery.com Get more downhill action on Facebook.com/downhill247 or follow us on Instagram: @downhill247

Read More » | February 23, 2015 | Category: All downhill247.com posts, Pick of the Pics | Comments: none | Tags: ,

Muddy with his eyes on the podium. A new bike not slowing him down as he got up to speed quickly!

National Round 2 – Thredbo – Race Day

Not often does downhill go to script but to be fair Thredbo over the weekend pretty much played out perfectly in the hands of the favourites across all categories! We are getting ahead of ourselves a little, first off riders awoke to another delightful delay in the Australian Alps! Breakfast for energy and then a [...]

Read More » | February 10, 2015 | Category: All downhill247.com posts, Australian race posts | Comments: none | Tags: , ,