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THE AUSTRALIAN TEAM

AUGUST,  2017

AUSTRALIAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM CONFIRMED

Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) are pleased to confirm the following riders selected to contest the 2017 UCI MTB World Championships in Cairns, Queensland 5th-10th September 2017.


A team of 64 Australian cross-country and downhill riders will compete against the worlds best at the season ending event, held in Australia for the third time.


Leading the cross-country athletes will be national elite champion’s Daniel McConnell (ACT) and Rebecca Henderson (ACT).


While spearheading the downhillers is Troy Brosnan (SA) and Tracey Hannah (QLD), who have won World Cups this season in Andorra and Fort William respectively.


This year welcomes the return of downhill legend Sam Hill (WA), a five-time world champion.


MTBA CEO Shane Coppin expects the Aussies to make their mark over the five-day competition.


“Australia can be very proud of the team that has been selected and we know they will certainly be giving it a red hot crack in front of a very vocal home crowd.”


The Australian Team:


ELITE MEN DHI        

Troy Brosnan (SA)

Jack Moir (NSW)

Connor Fearon (SA)

Michael Hannah (QLD)

Dean Lucas (VIC)

Sam Hill (WA)

Joshua Button (NSW)

Jake Newell (NSW)

Reserves: Jackson Frew; Graeme Mudd


ELITE WOMEN DHI 

Tracey Hannah (QLD)

Ronja Hill-Wright (ACT)

Danielle Beecroft (NSW)

Tegan Molloy (NSW)

Kellie Weinert (NSW)

Sian A’Hern (NSW)

Katie Lawlor (QLD)

Shelly Flood (SA)


ELITE MEN XCO

Daniel McConnell (ACT)

Cameron Ivory (NSW)

Kyle Ward (NSW)

Mark Tupalski (ACT)

Adrian Jackson (VIC)

Russell Nankervis (VIC)

Sebastian Jayne (VIC)


U23 MEN XCO

Tasman Nankervis (VIC)

Reece Tucknott (WA)

Ben Bradley (TAS)

Alex Lack (TAS)

Callum Carson (NSW)

Nicholas Pedler (QLD)

Michael Potter (NSW)

Luke Brame (NSW)

Reserve: Michael Denton


ELITE WOMEN XCO

Rebecca Henderson (ACT)

Peta Mullens (VIC)

Kathryn McInerney (VIC)

Eliza Kwan (ACT)

Sarah Riley (VIC)

Anna Beck (QLD)

Tory Thomas (VIC)


U23 WOMEN XCO

Holly Harris (NSW)

Megan Williams (QLD)

Charlotte Culver (NSW)


A number of riders will contest the final round of the World Cup season at Val di Sole, Italy 26-27 August, before returning to Australia for the world championships.