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Baxter Maiwald

My names Baxter, Ive been been racing bikes for 5 years now and riding them since before I could talk properly... mountain biking has been my main focus since I started racing and has taken me so many insane places already!


Name - Baxter Maiwald

DOB - 8th april 1999

Birthpace - Emerald, Victoria

Team - Canyon Bikes Australia / Fox head / Sram

Bike - Canyon Sender is my race bike

Number of Years Pro - Am I a pro yet? I don't know...

Favourite Fox Racewear - Fox Luanch Pro Kneepads, after all the different pads I've worn over the years, how are these ones so much more comfy?

Career Highlights

2016/17 Junior men National Overall series winner. 3rd Junior men, Crankworx 2016. 1st 2012/13 VDHS Mt Baw Baw (my first win)


Favourite riding location: Morzine, France

Most memorable career moment: either my first win by 0.02 of a second at Mt Baw Baw or Crankworx Rotorua every year.. always a memorable event every time.

First bike ridden: Huffy 12" little bmx. in yellow and a Peewee 50 

How did you start riding MTB: I rode moto since I was 3 and rode a bit of bmx when I was about 10-12. after quitting the team sport id been playing for 4 years I decided downhill looked like the perfect mix of both box and moto, gave it a crack and never looked back!

Hobbies: outside of mountain biking my hobbies are - riding my dirt jump bike, riding moto, going trail riding with friends, trail building, bike related things, other bike related stuff... basically my hobbies is what my life revolves around

Favourite Riders: Brendan Fairclough, the coastal crew, Jeremy McGrath and Shane Watts. 

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