WA riders to watch @ Cairns

WA riders to watch @ Cairns

From September 5-10th 2017, the world’s best cross country and downhill riders hit Tropical North Queensland (Smithfield Conservation Park, James Cook University) for the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships!

The 2017 event will feature over 300 riders from 35 countries competing in the cross country (XCO) and Downhill (DHI) disciplines.

Sam Hill – Downhill

A name synonymous with mountain biking (downhill and endure) Sam Hill will be making his way to the start line as part of the Elite Downhill (DH) team. Ranked Numero Uno in the 2017 Enduro World Series, can he mix it with the best of the Downhill World.  #footoutflatout

Photo credit : Fraser Britton – Chain Reaction Cycles

Reece Tucknott – Cross Country

The Tucknott family are THE WA mountain bike family.

Reece Tucknott will pedal it out with the best of the world in the Under 23 Category – Cross Country Championships. Making a name for himself on the international mountain bike stage, Reece is aiming for big results as he edges closer towards the start line of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. #eyesontheprize

Sarah Tucknott – Cross Country

Sister to Reece, Sarah is making her Australian team debut in the Under 19’s Women’s cross country squad.  With 2 national titles and one road title to her name, Sarah is a seasoned competitor.  Bouncing back from injury, Sarah will be one rider to watch. #dowhatyoulove

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Photo Credit : Kerry Halford

Fox Sports and SBS will broadcast the official 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns. Want live updates? Like or Follow @UCIMTBAustralia on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or join in on the conversation with #mtbworldscairns.

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