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Coming Home to Cannonball

Coming Home to Cannonball

Cannonball Festival. If you know, you know. This week-long ode to gravity riding is undoubtedly the most prestigious standalone mountain bike event in the country. 13 May 2022
Cannonball Festival Day 5 - Whip Wars

Cannonball Festival Day 5 - Whip Wars

Held on the tail end of Cannonball Festival, the Whip Wars is an invite-only affair reserved for the bravest of crowd pleasers. 13 Feb 2022
Cannonball Festival Day 5 - Aus Open Downhill

Cannonball Festival Day 5 - Aus Open Downhill

Cannonball's peak event didn't disappoint with Frew and A'Hern claiming emphatic wins on the festival's final day. 13 Feb 2022
Cannonball Festival Day 4 - Flow Motion Cup

Cannonball Festival Day 4 - Flow Motion Cup

Smith and Meier-Smith dominated the ultra-physical Flow trail today in seasonably rough conditions. 11 Feb 2022
Cannonball Festival Day 3 - Downhill Seeding

Cannonball Festival Day 3 - Downhill Seeding

Day 3 saw the Pros post seeding runs for the coveted Australian Open Downhill, while amateurs and age groupers tackled an increasingly blown-out Flow trail. 10 Feb 2022
Cannonball Festival Day 2 - Osprey All Mountain Assault

Cannonball Festival Day 2 - Osprey All Mountain Assault

Day 2 was all about crunching pedals down the All Mountain. Ryan Gilchrist pumped and sprinted to the win in Pro Men, while Ellie Smith set a blistering time in a competitive Pro Women's field. 9 Feb 2022
Cannonball Festival Day 1 - Unofficial Practice

Cannonball Festival Day 1 - Unofficial Practice

Tuesday sees the majority of riders descend on Thredbo, with race plate collection and unofficial practice laps. This day if for the keen beans, those who are contenders, and those who want to scope sneaky lines before the main schedule kicks off. 8 Feb 2022
Get pumped for the Cannonball MTB Festival!

Get pumped for the Cannonball MTB Festival!

The Cannonball MTB Festival is back for 2022! Are you prepared for the big show in February? 25 Nov 2021
WATCH: Riding Thredbo's new Sidewinder Trail!

WATCH: Riding Thredbo's new Sidewinder Trail!

Sidewinder is Thredbo's latest trail, adding another flow trail to the mix right off the Merritts Gondola! 22 Nov 2021
Places That Rock: Thredbo

Places That Rock: Thredbo

Thredbo is the home of gravity in Australia, but there's something on offer for everyone! 11 Nov 2021
Green trails for the green season

Green trails for the green season

Rides in the high alpine aren't all about exposed ridge lines, jump trails and sketchy chutes. Here are some of the best beginner friendly rides in Australia's alpine areas. 30 Sep 2021
Places That Rock: Cannonball DH

Places That Rock: Cannonball DH

Thredbo's Cannonball DH is perhaps Australia's most iconic trail. We take a look at what makes Cannonball so internationally renowned. 21 May 2021
We will ride again!

We will ride again!

Mountain biking after the fires and a pandemic 8 Sep 2020
Thredbo's new Ricochet Trail

Thredbo's new Ricochet Trail

Thredbo's new Ricochet trail opens soon - adding another gravity trail to the mountain bike park. 12 Dec 2019
Cannonball Festival 2019 - Day 4

Cannonball Festival 2019 - Day 4

The final day of the 2019 Cannonball Festival welcomes blue skies and a shining sun as competitors set their hearts on the famous Cannonball downhill run. Nick Waygood is our media man on the ground with the words and imagery. 8 Dec 2019
Cannonball Festival 2019 - Day 3

Cannonball Festival 2019 - Day 3

Following a huge day of downhill seeding and pumptrack racing, competitors and spectators headed up the hill for Group A Flow Motion racing, closely followed by the Deity Whip Wars. Nick Waygood is our media man on the ground. 7 Dec 2019
Cannonball Festival 2019 - Day 2

Cannonball Festival 2019 - Day 2

Light snowfall puts no damper on the start of the week as the Cannonball Festival falls once again on the Thredbo mountain biking park. Nick Waygood is our media man on the ground. 6 Dec 2019
THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM - Cannonball Fest day 4

THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM - Cannonball Fest day 4

Troy Brosnan and Tracey Hannah take first place in the Commencal Australian Open at Thredbo Cannonball Festival 2018! Words and photos by Nick Waygood. 10 Dec 2018
COOL H-WHIP – Cannonball Fest day 3

COOL H-WHIP – Cannonball Fest day 3

Competitors get their Flow on as they send into some cool h-whip’s at day 3 of Thredbo Cannonball Festival! Words and Photos by @nickwaygoodphoto 8 Dec 2018
PUMPING PERFECTED – Cannonball Fest day 2

PUMPING PERFECTED – Cannonball Fest day 2

Perfected pumptrack runs win awards at day 2 of Thredbo Cannonball Festival! Words and Photos by Nick Waygood. 7 Dec 2018
FULL-ATTACK-MODE at Thredbo Cannonball Festival 2018 – day 1

FULL-ATTACK-MODE at Thredbo Cannonball Festival 2018 – day 1

Thredbo Cannonball Festival 2018 opens up with the Osprey All-Mountain Assault. Words and Photos by Nick Waygood. 6 Dec 2018