I was looking for some old skate photos for Manual Magazine's 15th birthday celebration issue and stumbled across this disc of scans from sometime in 2003. Matt Whitaker and I had driven up to Wanganui to rendezvous with his newest signing, a young Sam Blenkinsop. Also around for the day was then Wide Open co-owner John Kirkcaldie and team rider Glenn Hayden. I can't remember if Wyn and Eddie were riding for Matt, but they feature all the same. Click on any of the below images to take you to the full gallery (just use your arrow keys to change images).
The Aussies thrive in the dry dusty conditions and Blenki's hot Whistler form continues as he bags another Silver in the Canadian Open DH at Crankworx
Another brutal Garbanzo and another identical podium to last year as Marcelo pips Blenki again and Jack Moir grabs another bronze. In the womens Tracey Hannah went one better than last year and took the win.
After a early scare of more rain the Whistler EWS (dubbed Crankzilla), went off in stellar conditions and the Kiwi contingent stepped up to the plate on the brutal course
Cardrona turned on the weather for the 2017 DH nationals on Sunday as Alanna Columb and Keegan Wright were crowned this year's champions...
A montage of riding and racing from this year's DME at the Wairoa Gorge
More than just a race, the Dodzy Memorial Enduro is a weekend to live life, love it and ride bikes in the name of a man and his contribution to New Zealand Mountain Biking.
Wyn TV makes a rare appearance at the EWS, as Wyn and co-host Bird-nard Kerr catch up on all the race antics and chat from the pits
The fast talking Wyn Masters is back on the track with yet another new mic, but whose about for him eto chat to?
Another episode of the always entertaining Wyn TV's aftermatch interviews from Andorra
Wyn is back with another one of his infamous track walks from the UCI DH in Andorra and it's slicker than Aaron Gwin's haircut
Everyone's favourite compére Mr Masters roams the pits getting all the after-race banter from the Leogang DH
The voice of DH racing Mr Wyn masters is back on track at the Leogang World Cup, getting us some invaluable insight into the athletes thoughts on the track
Intense Cycles NZ announces a new way of buying Intense bikes that makes it easier and sharper priced than ever before. The new model offers two ways to buy – the choice is yours.
We managed to get hold of the new Intense Carbine before the official release date so we could get a
Intense Cycles launch their second generation Tracer and it looks stunning!
Intense roll out another new model for the year, this time it's the big wheeled Primer...
Jeff Steber's Californian brand launch into the Plus market with the new Air Cushioned Vehicle...
Feature packed lid from the Swedes
Claudio Caluori and Cedric Gracia take you on the DHI course of the 2015 UCI MTB World Champs.
The BBH Crew are the French trio of Bryan Regnier, Maxime Mauvais and young filmmaker Leon Perrin...