Shan Wilson on his silver medal at Worlds, Old Mutual Joberg2c’s Craig Wapnick on the Tread Buffalo Category and developer of the MTB Trails SA app Tyrone Richards – MTB Talk SA Episode 9
We have chatted extensively over the last few weeks about the 2013 Mountain Bike World Championships that took place at the Cascades in Pietermaritzburg and over the last few weeks one name kept on popping up. So much so, that we decided to get him on this week’s show. On Episode 9 of MTB Talk SA:
- We caught up with Shan Wilson. Shan won silver in his race at the MTB worlds but came off his bike in the race and in the process dislocated his jaw, broke a rib and lost two teeth! Brad asked Shan what went through his mind straight after the crash and when he realised he had done some serious damage. Shan also told us about the early days of professional mountain biking in South Africa as well as what he still hopes to achieve. You can .
- Brad spoke to the race director of the Old Mutual Joberg2c, Craig Wapnick, about a new category they are introducing at the 2014 edition. The Tread Buffalo category will be contested for the first time at next year’s race and Craig filled Brad in on all the details for the ‘heavier’ mountain bikers amongst us. .
- We chat about a new mountain biking app called MTB Trails SA with developer Tyrone Richards. The app is available in the Apple App store and can help you out if you are looking for mountain bike trails in your region or if you are travelling and are looking for places to ride. You can buy MTB Trails SA here. If you have trails you would like to get added to the app then contact or you can .
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