National Mountain Bike selectors have selected the following riders to represent Australia at the UCI World MTB Championships in Livigno, Italy from the 31st Aug – 4th September, 2005.
Junior XC Men: Lachlan Norris, Garry Millburn, Cal Britten, Joel Healy , Andrew Arthur, Daniel Johnston.
Junior XC Women: Erica Oldfield
U23 XC Men: Trent Lowe, Shaun Lewis, Daniel McConnell.
Senior XC Men (Opportunity exists for additional elite seniors to qualify by 25th July): Dylan Cooper , Sid Taberlay, Brent Miller.
Senior XC Women: Emma Colson, Niki Fisher, Niki Gudex.
Junior DH Men: Amiel Cavalier, Liam Panozzo, Christopher Panozzo, Ayden Eves, Sam Hocken, Hugh Mansfield, Darren Pokoj, Alex Swann (Reserve)
Junior DH Women: Tracey Hannah (TBC)
Elite Men Downhill: Sam Hill (WA), Nathan Rennie (QLD), Chris Kovarik (QLD), Jared Graves (QLD), Michael Hannah (NSW), Joel Panozzo (VIC), Bryn Atkinson (VIC), reserves (Justin Havukainen (NSW), Jared Rando (ACT)).
Elite Women Downhill: Claire Whiteman (ACT).
Elite Men Four-Cross: Sam Hill (WA), Nathan Rennie (Qld), Chris Kovarik (Qld), Jared Graves (Qld), Michael Hannah (NSW), Joel Panozzo (Vic), Bryn Atkinson (Vic), reserves (Darren Pokoj (Qld), Justin Havukainen (NSW), Jared Rando (ACT)).
Elite Women Four-Cross: Katrina Miller (NSW), Claire Whiteman (ACT).
MTBA congratulates all the fine athletes and wishes them all a very successful campaign at the Worlds in September.