Press Release: Oceanias aim high

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Screen shot 2014-02-12 at 1.20.44 PM Expect sky-high action at the 2014 Oceania MTB Champs. From 14-16 March top cross-country and downhill riders from Australia, New Zealand and Pacific countries will head up the slopes of 2,100 metre-high Mt Hutt skifield in the South Island to contest valuable UCI points and podium places in the annual Ocies challenge.

The Oceanias are a last chance for riders to grab UCI points before the 2014 UCI World Cup series kicks off. Riders and spectators can expect some great technical challenges, stunning views and heaps of on-course action.

Online entries are open now until 11 March. Enter and check all the race details in the technical guide and other event information at or on the host club’s website at www.gravitycanterbury.org.nz, via www.bikenz.org.nz and on Facebook.

Check out the downhill course here

And here’s some fresh footage of the cross country course