Rider Profile – Chris Austin

Name – Chris Austin

Profession – Nurse

Uphill or Downhill? Both, uphill is very satisfying, downhill just plain fun!

Most epic day on a bike? Derby Blue Tier

I’m currently riding … Specialized Stumpjumper for trails and Liv Lust for cross country

Favourite trails (other than Castlemaine) – Wombat mtb, Yack Tracks & Forrest

If I wasn’t mountain biking I’d be … researching next mtb adventure or anything else outdoors.

One day I’ll ride … in New Zealand.

When I head out for a ride I never leave without … my helmet, gloves, backpack & Garmin.

My race highlight? Haha I was the oldest participant.

What is in your backpack? Water, tools, spare, pump, first aid basics & snack.