Bushrangers v Pinestars in NZ this weekend
The Australian Bushrangers compete in three events over this weekend in NZ against the NZ Pinestars.
The Bushrangers team comprises
Hanny Allston, Clare Brownridge, Lauren Gillis and Heather Muir
Chris Naunton, Dave Meyer, Murray Scown and Simon Uppill.
Hanny and Simon are both members of the WOC team for the World Championships in Finland in July and will be using this opportunity to get some good competition against the best from NZ before they travel to Finland.
The team sees at return to representing Australia for Dave Meyer who last represented Australia at JWOC in 2005. Also in the team are Murray Scown who is coming back after an ankle injury last year at WOC, and Chris Naunton who performed very well at Easter 2013.
The womens team also comprises one of our JWOC representatives Heather Muir and two aspiring elites Clare Brownridge and Lauren Gillis
The NZ team comprises Matt Ogden the JWOC winner from 2013 and Chris Forne and Tim Robertson who have both made WOC finals.
The maps to be used are near Waiuki, South of Auckland and are described as open sand dune grazing country. The course have plenty of climb with the M21E on Monday having 7% climb.