Keegan Wright

RACING: ENDURO      AGE: 21       HOME TOWN: Rotorua, New Zealand

 

How would you describe yourself in one sentence?
Hyped on bikes and life!

Best moment of 2017 season?
Winning the pump-track challenge at Crankworx Rotorua in front of my home crowd.

Your goal for this season?
Top-10 overall on the EWS and reach the podium at races.

Your main inspirations?
Connor McGregor

Growing up, who did you most like to emulate on your riding?
Des Curry, former DH World Cup racer

If you could transfer your riding skills to any other sport, what would it be?
Motocross or Surfing

Favorite post-race snack?
Chocolate

Favorite race?
La Thuile, Italy (because the trails are so sick!)

Favorite place to ride?
Whistler during Crankworx, good vibes and everyone’s there!

RACING HIGHLIGHTS
1st overall – NZ DH National Series 2016-2017
2nd – Oceania Downhill Championship 2017
National DH Champion 2017
2nd – Dodzy Memorial Enduro #3 2017
1st – NZ DH Series Round 2 Napier 2017
1st – 2W Enduro 2017
2nd – 2W Enduro 2016