Both the second fastest man and second fastest woman in the world will be riding in the National Mountain Bike Series on 19 & 20th November near Bunbury. Former World Champion downhiller, Sam Hill, silver medalist from this year's Livigno, Italy World Championships held recently in Italy will get to race in his home state for the first time since winning the prestigious title. Hill is also the current National Series Leader after dominating the first National Round in Tasmania in October.
The women's field has recently been bolstered by the entry of World Champion Silver Medalist, Sabrina Jonnier from France . Jonnier is currently ranked third in the World on the UCI rankings after a successful World Cup Series.
Joining the World class line-up is Junior World Downhill Champion, Amiel Cavalier from Woolongong. Cavalier missed a top placing in the first round in Hobart after injuring his leg in the final run.
Competitors will come from the east coast of Australia, Adelaide, Northern Territory and Tasmania. The second National Round of the Olympic sport, Cross Country, will be held on Saturday with the Downhill on Sunday.