Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Mountain Bike World Champs Preview

Mountain Bike World Champs Preview

http://www.vorb.org.nz - For immediate release.

With less than a month to go before the 2006 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships are held in Rotorua the Vorb cycling website is proud to present an online preview of the event.

The venue for the Worlds is on the slopes of Mount Ngongotaha which saw a very successful dress rehearsal in March with the Oceania Mountain Bike Champs. The Oceanias was attended by some of the top riders in the world preparing for the Worlds, and we were there to capture the action.

The preview contains over 400 photos of the downhill, cross country and 4X courses featuring top riders such as Fabien Barel, Cedric Garcia, Sam Hill, Rosara Joseph, Sabrina Jonnier, Geoff Kabush, Kashi Leuchs, Vanessa Quin and many more. We also have some stylish videos from Dystopia Media and Styled Airtime showcasing racers, thrills, and spills on the downhill and 4X courses.

There’s links to import stuff like the official timetable, where to buy tickets and a guide to the local Rotorua trails. Over the next few weeks handy spectator guides will be added to help people find the best spots for maximum carnage, er… action.

For the Worlds themselves Vorb will be keeping a steady stream of up to the minute coverage flowing using mobile technology.

Check it all out here: http://www.vorb.org.nz/index-worlds.html

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi.
More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

CDF Tim Keating: NZ Somme Centenary

"Our generals also knew what to expect, and they built that knowledge into their planning. Each of the four set-piece attacks was fought with a single brigade, with the expectation that the brigade would be used up. A fresh brigade would then be brought up to conduct the next set-piece..." More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news