Riders

Age: 20
From: Dunedin, New Zealand. 
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Favourite turtle: White throated snapping turtle

Born and bred southerner "boothy" had been riding and racing his bike for 10 years starting out as a super grom. In his years of racing he has honed his skills from racing to pulling huge style hucks. When not out on the big rig you will find Calum on either his Motocross bike, BMX or even playing AFL. 
Eyes set on world cups, Calums biggest goal is the chance to tackle the likes of the fest Series and rampage. At just 20 Calum has achieved a lot and managed to squeeze in a full electrical apprenticeship, no stranger to hard work we are sure you will see Calum on the big screen very soon! 

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Antoine Pierron

Age: 20 
Goals: Top 30 on the world cups, be consistent on each race
Favourite thing: Eat a lot of sugar!

Mattéo Iniguez

Age: 19
Goals: Work towards a top 20 in a World cup with a top 50 overall finish.
Favourite thing: Just riding world cup for the after race party. 

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Age: 39
From: Edinburgh, Scotland
Favourite past time: Any form of riding, loves it all.

Ex World Cup Racer, Paul settled on staying in Queenstown when visiting here here for the NZ Nationals series. Co owner of Vertigo Bikes pang knows a thing or two about riding.

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Age: 26
From: Golden Bay, NZ
Favourite things: Loves a huck
Current bikes: Transition

2020 Reece will be in Europe for summer doing the odd race, including the mega. But mainly focusing on filming, getting sandy and producing good content. He also hopes to get the chance to dabble in a few EWS races at some stage.

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Age: 17 
From: Wanaka, NZ 
Favourite past time: Cutting laps Commercial NZ team rider.

Lui plans to travel through Europe this summer taking on the world cup circuit as a privateer.

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Age: 25
From: Sweden 
Favourite thing: annoy everyone around me or to sing the wrong lyrics to my favourite songs.

Loose Riders' Emma has been spending her time living on and off in Queenstown NZ and plans to spend next year in Canada after another summer travelling around Europe, but most importantly she doesn't want to work for Fergburger anymore.

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Age: 20 
From: Queenstown, NZ 
Favourite Past Time: 4WDS ​

Queenstown's local ripper Hamish plans to make a career out of mountain biking, with a 19th place finish at junior world champs in Lenzerheide. He has his eyes set on Qualifying for a world cup very soon. ​

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Age: 24 
From: America, Portland, Oregon 
Favourite type of Bird: Bald Eagle

Our friend, KC is a laid back American from the Pacific Northwest. Living in Portland, Oregon for most his life, he has spent the last 3 years spending off-seasons in the Queenstown sun, honing his riding in a vast array of riding disciplines. Dirt jumps, downhill, big XC days, sending big hucks, KC does it all while working for the best bike shop in New Zealand, Vertigo Bikes.

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Age: 23 
From: France 
Favourite type of Baguette: French

Loose Riders' Mateo is no joke! one of the more stylish riders we know, not to mention one hell of a mechanic!

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Age: 29 
From: Scotland 
Favourite type of tattie: Kerr’s pink

Calum is a highlander from Scotland but has split his time between Queenstown and Whistler over the past 8 years, pursuing his passions of riding bikes and building trails. Coming from a more DH background, racing the national series at home and in NZ he’s now more focused on enduro and came 3rd at this year's Trans NZ.

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Age: 29 
From: UK 
Rider/Owner of VHS 
Favourite past time: Posting Instagram stories of my friend's faces.

Ferris moved to New Zealand back in 2007. After finishing school had the opportunity to work for NZ Trail Solutions and soon after the Queenstown Bike Park. Now after finishing his electrical qualifications, he has decided to go back to his passion for the mountain bike industry.

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Age: 18 
From: Queenstown, NZ 
Favourite past time: Chilling with the boys

I have my sights set on qualifying for an Elite World Cup, after nearly qualifying in junior with a 23rd. If you don’t see me on my bike I’m probably out getting food.

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