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WONT BACK DOWN

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Won’t Back Down tracks the life of Steve Peat and the ups and downs of a truly amazing career. This story starts in the late 80′s a time when a young Peaty and the sport of downhill are just emerging where the pace then turns to an interesting piece on Jason McRoy one of downhill’s early stars. A rider who shaped the course of upcoming British downhillers before his premature passing.

The film then centres around the next couple of decades of pro life, casually splitting them into two main eras the Nico Voulliouz and Sam Hill years. It goes quite in-depth here, with interviews and voice overs from the main players of the day including, Nigel Page, Rob Warner, Shaun Palmer, Will Longden, Cedric Gracia and more. Handing over some amazing little nuggets of mountain biking history. …View More

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GAME PLANS – CAIRNS WC#2 DH FINALS

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With two days of rain and then overnight storms in the lead into finals the track was never going to be dry. The slick mud from qualifying and practice would be the same defining factor in the race and it was up to riders to find that slim line between guaranteed traction and pace.
This was a big day for the Aussie Juniors, a home crowd presence and the chance to put something on the board. The big showing of the day was of course Aiden Varley who managed to not only back up his Pietermartizburg result but go even higher on the podium, finishing in a solid second. Beaten only my Loris Vergier, the final big spot taken out by Neil Stewart in third. The rest of the Aussie field was less lucky with crashes upsetting some solid runs. …View More

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