In the late 1980s Queenstown was a sleepy little town with a couple thousand residents. However, the early 90s saw the arrival of Generation X, and their propensity for adrenaline and thrill-seeking changed the face of the town. Skiing, snowboarding, bungy jumping, paragliding, whitewater rafting and mountaineering were perfect fits for the picturesque lake town on the edge of the Southern Alps, and action sports enthusiasts swarmed there to get extreme and hang with like-minded peers.
The Crankworx Summer Series was an incredible event, and we’re sad it’s over already!
Grass roots vibes and top tier racing blended together perfectly to create an extremely fun yet competitive environment for riders and spectators, with stellar crowds amping the athletes up at all events.
Hutchinson releases their new All mountain / Freeride tyre, the Griffus, with this rad edit in the Queenstown backcountry.
The party train has made it to the final station in Queenstown.