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NZ ATHLETES

SAM HOPE

SAM HOPE

I am a 24 year old Enduro Mountain Bike rider and racer. I started riding properly when I was about 14 focusing mainly on cross country. I enjoy the technical side of riding so when enduro came out this was perfect for me. I believe coming from a cross country back ground gave me good skills that transferred over to good line picking and smooth bike handling. I enjoy racing but you can’t beat a good ride out with a group of mates.

Growing up, my family have always been very sporty. My parents competed in lots of multisport events...


KATE FLUKER

KATE FLUKER

About Kate:
Cross Country pocket rocket of Queenstown, Kate found her love of mountain biking almost by accident. It was the end of 2009 when she and her partner Reon, one of New Zealand’s top Downhill Mountain Bikers moved to Queenstown for the winter months. After falling in love with the town they decided to stay and very quickly noticed as the skis and snowboards were put away, the bikes came out.
Not being something Kate had done since biking to school and thinking it was a bit of a fad, Reon choose a $400 bike to buy her as a way of keeping fit and a...


MARK 'WILLY' WILLIAMS

MARK 'WILLY' WILLIAMS

My name is Mark Williams and I am the current CEO of the Queenstown Trails Trust.  I’m really passionate about the role the trust plays in delivering a recreational and commuter trail network for our community and the associated social and wellbeing benefits.

When I’m not busy plotting or building new trails, you can often find me racing around on my bike, training for the next big adventure. Since moving to Queenstown over 20 years ago, I’ve always enjoyed mountain biking, in particular multi-day stage racing, enjoying success in some major events including the BC Bike...