MTBO World no 1 at NSW Champs!

kistengardcloseupThis weekend’s NSW Championships at Jenolan East, and the lead up event at Black Springs, will be hot! In W21, the top 3 riders from the Australian MTBO Championships last weekend – Marquita Gelderman (NZ), Melanie Simpson (NSW via Norway) and Carolyn Jackson (VIC) will go head to head with 2010 National Series winner Mary Fien (NSW) and current World No.1, Ingrid Stengaard (Finland), who is en route to Tasmania for the Adventure Racing Worlds.

November 13th  – ACT Championships  Kowen Forest, Canberra

5 courses from 12-36kms.  Contact Julie   Ph:0433 222 644

November 13th – SA Championships  (rescheduled date)  Knott Hill, south of Adelaide

Information – Ruth Nicolson 8339 5247 or

Jan 6-15th  – Aus v NZ Challenge, South Island of NZ.   We need to nominate age classes for challenge asap. If you haven’t indicated your intention to compete on the register page then please email me at with your name and age class by Oct 26th.



NOL Round 1 = 28-29th April – VIC Champs & National Selection Trials @ Maryborough and Newstead, Victoria.

NOL Round 2 = 18-19th August QLD Champs @ Beerburrum, QLD

NOL Round 3 = 27-28th October – Australian Champs @ Taree NSW