Rocky Trail Entertainment has been appointed to manage a special mountain biking milestone event for the Sunshine Coast Council, which will be celebrating exactly 10 years until the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
People can get on their bikes at Sugar Bag Road Mountain Bike Trails on 23 July from 10am – 3pm for an action-packed day of FREE demos, trails and #HaveAGo sessions – scroll down for more info and the booking link!
From children to seniors, beginners to pros, everyone is invited to join the fun and #HaveaGo: Book the kids into an intro to mountain biking session, pump track skills session or take the whole family on a social ride around the Sugar Bag Trails. You can also test your endurance and compare your time against a PRO on a short 1.5km XCO track.
Rocky Trail’s Jo Parker (National Event Manager) and Bob Morris (National Operations Manager) are leading the charge in the event concept design and delivery at Sugar Bag MTB Park on 23 July, which will include volunteer management as well as stake holder and contractor engagement. The event will feature a MTB Lifestyle Expo and the Rocky Trail team has secured a high-profile line-up of guest speakers and event ambassadors as well as skills coaches.
Event participants will get to meet Olympian Lisa Mathison, World Champions Janine Jungfels and Donna Dall, National Pump Track Champion Jayce Cunning and future stars of mountain biking Holly Lubcke, Hayley Oakes and Ethan Weiss.
Free #HaveAGo Sessions include:
Zone A – Intro to Mountain Biking – 8 people per session
A 30-minute skill session at the skill park zone. Introduction to the basic techniques required for the sport of mountain biking. Hosted by Mountain Bike Coaching Australia.
Zone B – Pump track skill session – 8 people per session
A 30-minute skill session to learn the technique of pumping and cornering. Hosted by Jayce Cumming, Elite Australian Pumptrack National Champion and Elite BMX rider. REGISTER FOR A SESSION
Zone C – Test your endurance – any time
Compare your time to a PRO on a short 1.5km XCO track.
Zone D – Social ride on Sugar Bag Trails – 8 people per session
Enjoy a short lead ride around the Sugar Bag Trails. Hosted by CORCA Mountain Bike Club members.
What else is on:
- Food and drink stalls
- Bike shop and bike industry displays
- Demo bike displays
- Former World Champion Janine Jungfels will stage an hourly trials demonstration in centre court
- Official ceremony at 1pm with guest speakers: Hear the journey from the athletes!
How to take part and sign up?
Sign up via the council’s Sunshine Coast Events website and book any of the FREE sessions:
This event is proudly presented by:
Do you have any questions?
Talk to us via our online chat – click on the orange circle symbol on your bottom right screen corner and we’ll be right with you! (We always love talking bikes, racing and riding!)