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Stage win for Austria - in an impressive solo race over 163km Josef Benetseder wins the fifth and longest stage of this year's Crocodile Trophy at Granite Creek Dam in the mining country of Far North Queensland with a massive 12 minute lead ahead of race leader Australian Mark Frendo and Cory Wallace from Canada. More than half of the more than 900km have been completed and four stages including an individual time trial at Laura still lie ahead before the finish on Cooktown's Grassy Hill this...

The Canadian National Marathon Champion Cory Wallace claims his first Crocodile Trophy stage win today in Irvinebank after dominating the elite field together with the overall race leader Mark Frendo who came in second on the 80km stage.

Josh Bryceland finally cracked his way onto the podium at the final round of the UCI World Cup Downhill Series in Leogang, Austria finishing 5th. Steve Peat was on form all week and was faster than Josh at the first split, yet lost some time on the last section and finished a respectable 9th. Early in the week Greg suffered a knee injury in practice that kept him off the hill for the remainder of the week. Ironically, Sam Hill also suffered a knee injury and Danny Hart a wrist injury keeping...

Pushing the boundaries of slopestyle mountain biking once again, Red Bull Joyride descended the Whistler Mountain Bike Park today as the exhilarating, gravity-defying anchor event of the Crankworx Whistler Festival. Big tricks and plenty of clean runs blew the judges away, but it was 22 year-old Brandon Semenuk of Whistler, BC who reclaimed the podium''s top step after his first win in 2011 with the highest score ever recorded at this event and a cool $25,000. Martin Söderström of...

Bernardo Cruz (BRA) has taken another win at the Official Whip-Off Worlds at Crankworx Whistler. In its third year as an event at Crankworx, the Offical Whip-Off Worlds has grown from being the brainchild of photographer Sven Martin into one of Crankworx Whistler''s biggest fan-favourite events and is based on the Crabapple Hits in the Whistler Bike Park. Judges and fans gathered around the massive jumps on the side of the Crabapple run to gauge riders on their style, whip angle and...

Wet conditions did not slow down Graeme Mudd (AUS), who took home the top spot in the GIANT Dual Slalom Pro Men''s final in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Steady rain showers fell throughout the ladders, making for a wet, sloppy course, but that didn''t bother Mudd who beat out Connor Fearon (AUS) in the final. Ryan Hunt (AUS) rounded out the all Australian podium taking the bronze with a win over Fab Cousinie (FRA) in the small final.   "This is awesome," said champion...

Jill Kintner (USA) has taken her fourth consecutive win at Crankworx Whistler in the Ultimate Pumptrack Challenge, presented by RockShox. It was a night of upsets, airs, crashes and some of the best riders in the world duking it out for glory during Crankworx Whistler''s 10th Anniversary.  Expectations were high for Mitch Ropelato (USA) to earn his own four-peat, but these hopes were dashed when Martin Soderstrom prevailed in a semi-final battle that kept fans on their toes throughout...

Crowds gathered at the base of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park today to witness what laws of gravity would be defied at the Teva Best Trick Showdown. While everyone was anticipating jaw-dropping action, no one was prepared when California''s Mike Montgomery threw down the first backflip bar-hop to tailwhip ever landed on a bike. "At Crankworx Whistler we are always shooting for progression. There are always new things jumping up at this event and Mike Montgomery''s trick today is...

Steve Smith clinched the win in the Fox Air DH, plummeting down A-Line''s 1,200 vertical feet with a time of 4:12.08. Smith was the last rider of the day Wednesday and bumped Australia''s Mick Hannah out of first place, inching himself ahead of the field by one second and 77 one-hundredths of a second.