Eight-time Crocodile Trophy finisher Martin Wisata will drum together fellow finishers including Mike Blewitt from the Australian MTB Magazine and Justin Morris from the MarathonMTB-Team, who is set to compete in this legendary MTB stage race this year.
This will be a free session in an informal setting in the afternoon ahead of the AMB100 Marathon at Stromlo Forest Park where you will get the chance to talk to former racers about what's involved. Meet in the Rocky Trail event centre near the new pump track.
About the Crocodile Trophy:
No doubt the Crocodile Trophy is among the most well-known mountain bike stage races in the world. For many years the event has had the image of being the hardest bike race on the planet too…. back then there were years with 17 stages and 2400 km straight through the centre of the Red Continent. However, the event has since established itself as a unique, adventurous and the most legendary mountain bike stage race that it is now by finding its home in the breath-taking region of Tropical North Queensland.
The stage plan is unique:
Start in the rainforest, venture into the Australian bush,
then into the Outback and finish on the beach.
The 8 days include lush rainforest trails, and past participants say that’s where experience a tremenduous tranquillity and you can really connect with the nature around you. The competitors ride through river crossings, past thundering waterfalls and on the so iconic Australian mountain bike single tracks in remote bushland surrounds. You then venture deep into the Aussie Bush and Outback and finish on a breath-takingly beautiful beach – where the tropical rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef!
The Crocodile Trophy returns to Tropical North Queensland in October 2018. The confirmed dates are 13th - 20th October 2018 and the stage plan promises some of the classic finishes as well as some new treats.