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Claire Buchar

Claire Buchar is known for her dedication to the sport, having spent most of her career as a privateer. She is a talented rider with a lot of heart. As a 12 time Canadian National Team Member, World Championships Bronze Medalist, multiple Canadian National Champion, media regular, coach, team manager and event organizer, Claire is a true ambassador and multi-tasker of the bike world.

Stats

Name: 
Claire Buchar

DOB: 
4/26/1978

Hometown: 
North Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Currently Resides: 
Whistler, B.C. Canada

Sponsors: 
Fox, Intense Cycles, Magura, Fox Shox, DT Swiss, Maxxis, Chromag, Smith Optics, Five Ten, ethirteen, Evolution Whistler

Years Pro: 
10 or so...

Fox Athlete Since: 
2015

Discipline: 
DH, Trail

Bike Frame/ Specs: 
Intense M16, Tracer, Carbine

Favorite Trick: 
Whips

Favorite Fox Product: 
Womens Diffuse Jacket

 

Career Highlights

2015 1st Place Crankworx Garbanzo

2015 5th Place Crankworx Canadian Open

2015 2nd Place Cycling B.C. Canadian National Championships

2015 4th Place USAC Sea Otter Classic

2014 3rd Place Crankworx Canadian Open

2014 1st Place Crankworx Garbanzo

2013 2nd Place Crankworx Canadian Open

2013 2nd Place Crankworx Garbanzo

2012 2nd Place Crankworx Canadian Open

2012 3rd Place Crankworx Air DH

2011 3rd Place UCI DH World Championships

 

Interview

Where is your favorite place to ride?
Anywhere in the Sea to Sky Corridor, B.C.

If you weren't a Pro Rider, what would you be doing?
Creating, doing art...

Who are some of your favorite bands?
The Lumineers, Pink Floyd, Tool

What do you like most about riding for Fox?
When you feel pro, you look pro and vice versa

What motivates you to ride MTB?
The freedom, the fun, the friends. Adventures, achievements. Being outside.

As a Pro, what is your most proud MTB moment?
DH World Championship Bronze 2011

Follow Claire

Instagram Name: claire_buchar

Twitter: clairebuchar

Facebook: Claire Buchar

 

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