Brook MacDonald


Athlete Profile

Name: Brook MacDonald
Date of Birth: November 25, 1991
Nickname: Bulldog
Current Team: MS Mondraker
Height (cm): 175
Weight (kg): 85
Residence: Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Website:
https://instagram.com/brookmacdonald6/

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Questionnaire

Why do you ride: Because I enjoy traveling around the world and meeting new people.
What/who started you racing: I started racing because I enjoyed the competition and I was always the one who wanted to win bad.
Marital status: Engaged to Lucy.
Most important people in your life and career: My family, girlfriend, friends, 23 Degrees, all my sponsors and the people that have helped me out.
Racing since: 2006.
Professional since: 2009.
Best part of racing: Traveling and meeting new people, hanging out with all the guys of the World Cup circuit. 
Hardest part: Travel, being away from home and being on the road.
Worst moment in career: Breaking my back in 2019
Best moment in career: Winning the 2009 Junior World Champs and my first World Cup win.
General career goals: Winning the Elite Men’s World Championship, winning the World Cup Overall, and use my money from the sport wisely, investing in housing and other investments.
Favourite food: All food types! The best part about traveling the world is that you get to taste every different type of cuisine.
Favourite reading: Used to be Dirt Magazine
Favourite music: A bit of everything. R&B, Hip Hop, and House music.
Best idea of having good time: To just enjoy life as much as you can because it only happens once.
Favourite place to travel to: Thailand, Japan, Norway, Canada, Fiji.
Most respected mountain bike riders: Sam Hill, Greg Minnaar, Steve Peat.
Other most respected athletes: James Stewart, Mohammed Ali, Ken Roczen.
Favourite riding spots and courses: Whistler, Mont-Saint-Anne, Champery.
Advice to beginners: Just have fun riding your bike and race as many races as you can.
Other sports: Rugby, Motocross, Surfing
Other interests: Golf 
If I was not a professional mountain biker... I would be an All Black.

Objectives for 2022:

  • Consistent Top 10 in World Cups
  • Deliver consistent final runs
  • World Cup podium

Career Highlights

Year 2021 Highlights:

  • 2nd – Crankworx Summer Series DH, Queenstown (NZL)
  • 1st – C rankworx Dual Slalom, Queenstown (NZL)
  • 15th – World Cup DH Maribor (SLO)
  • 18th – World Cup DH Lenzerheide (SUI)
  • 33rd – World Cup DH Snowshoe (USA)
  • 3rd – Gravitalia DH, Viola Saint Gree (ITA)

Year 2020 Highlights:

  • 23rd – World Cup Maribor #2 (SLO)
  • 39th – World Cup Maribor #1 (SLO)
  • 11th – Crankworx DH Innsbruck (AUT)

Year 2019 Highlights:

  • 1st – Crankworx World Tour
  • 9th – World Cup Fort William (SCO)
  • 11th - Overall World Cup DH

Year 2018 Highlights:

  • 3rd – World Cup La Bresse (FRA)
  • 3rd – World Cup Vallnord (AND)
  • 6th – World Cup Overall
  • 2nd – NZ National DH Championships

Year 2017 Highlights:

  • 13th – World Cup Leogang (AUT)
  • 15th – World Cup Lenzerheide (SUI)
  • 2nd – NZ National DH Championships

Year 2016 Highlights:

  • 8th – World Cup Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)
  • 3rd – Crankworx Downhill Rotorua (NZL)
  • 6th – Crankworx Downhill Les Gets (FRA)

Year 2015 Highlights:

  • 4th - World Cup - Val Di Sole
  • 9th – World Cup Leogang (AUT)
  • 10th – World Cup Lenzerheide (SUI)
  • 10th – World Cup Overall DH

 

Year 2014 Highlights:

  • 5th – World Championships DH
  • 4th – World Cup Leogang (AUT)
  • 5th – World Cup Windham (USA)
  • 11th – World Cup Overall DH

 

Year 2013 Highlights:

  • 2nd – World Cup Fort William (SCO)
  • 1st – NZ National DH Championships
  • 1st – Pro GRT DH Series, Mountain Creek (USA)

 

Year 2012 Highlights:

  • 1st - World Cup Val d’Isere (FRA)
  • 6th - World Cup Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)
  • 7th – Overall World Cup DH
  • 8th – World Championships DH

 

Year 2011 Highlights:

  • 3rd – World Cup Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)
  • 3rd – World Cup Fort William (SCO)
  • 5th – World Cup Windham (USA)
  • 6th – Overall World Cup DH
  • 10th – World Championships DH

 

Year 2010 Highlights:

  • 6th – World Cup Champery (SUI)
  • 8th – World Cup Windham (USA)
  • 18th – Overall World Cup DH

 

Year 2009 Highlight:

  • Junior World Champion

 

Race Results

Year 2022

  • World Cup DH #1 - Lourdes (FRA) - 41st
  • NZ Cup DH #1 - 1st

Year 2021

  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 27th
  • Crankworx Summer Series Queenstown - 2nd
  • Crankworx Dual Slalom - 1st
  • Crankworx Downhill - Rotorua (NZL) - 12th
  • World Cup DH #6 - Snowshoe (USA) - 60th
  • World Cup DH #5 - Snowshoe (USA) - 33rd
  • World Cup DH #4 - Lenzerheide (SUI) - 18th
  • World Championships DH - 73rd
  • World Cup DH #3 - Maribor (SLO) - 15th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Les Gets (FRA) - 39th
  • Crankworx DH - Innsbruck - 17th
  • World Cup DH #1 - Leogang (AUT) - 52nd
  • Gravitalia DH - Viola Saint Gree - 3rd
  • NZ National Championships Downhill - 8th
  • NZ National Round #4 - 13th
  • NZ National Round #3 - 3rd
  • NZ National Round #2 - 2nd

Year 2020

  • World Cup DH #2 - Maribor (SLO) - 23rd
  • World Cup DH #1 - Maribor (SLO) - 39th
  • World Championships Downhill - 63rd
  • Crankworx DH - Innsbruck - 11th

Year 2019

  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 11th
  • Crankworx World Tour - DH Overall - 1st
  • Canadian Open Downhill - Whistler - 8th
  • World Cup DH #7 - Lenzerheide (SUI) - 16th
  • World Cup DH #6 - Val Di Sole (ITA) - 30th
  • World Cup DH #5 - Les Gets (FRA) - 15th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Vallnord (AND) - 6th
  • Crankworx DH - Innsbruck - 1st
  • World Cup DH #3 - Leogang (AUT) - 12th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Fort William (SCO) - 9th
  • World Cup DH #1 - Maribor (SLO) - 13th
  • Crankworx Downhill - Rotorua (NZL) - 1st
  • NZ National Championships Downhill - 1st

Year 2018

  • Thredbo Cannonball Downhill - 4th
  • World Championships Downhill - 35th
  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 6th
  • World Cup DH #7 - La Bresse (FRA) - 3rd
  • World Cup DH #6 - Mont-Sainte-Anne - 53rd
  • World Cup DH #5 - Vallnord (AND) - 3rd
  • World Cup DH #4 - Val Di Sole (ITA) - 9th
  • Crankworx DH - Innsbruck - 11th
  • World Cup DH #3 - Leogang (AUT) - 9th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Fort William (SCO) - 11th
  • iXS Europe DH #1 - Maribor (SLO) - 3rd
  • Crankworx Downhill - Rotorua (NZL) - 5th
  • Crankworx Rotorua Redwood DH - 2nd
  • NZ National Championships Downhill - 2nd
  • Valparaiso Cerro Abajo - 8th
  • Dodzy Memorial Enduro - 3rd
  • NZ National Round #3 - 1st

Year 2017

  • World Championships DH - 62nd
  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 24th
  • World Cup DH #7 - Val Di Sole (ITA) - 71st
  • World Cup DH #6 - Mont-Sainte-Anne - 47th
  • World Cup DH #5 - Lenzerheide (SUI) - 15th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Vallnord (AND) - 27th
  • World Cup DH #3 - Leogang (AUT) - 13th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Fort William (SCO) - 19th
  • World Cup DH #1 - Lourdes (FRA) - 63rd
  • Crankworx Downhill - Rotorua (NZL) - 23rd
  • NZ National Championships Downhill - 2nd
  • NZ Downhill Open - 5th
  • NZ Cup DH #3 - 1st

Year 2016

  • Red Bull Hardline - 10th
  • World Championships Downhill - 29th
  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 19th
  • World Cup DH #7 - Vallnord (AND) - 64th
  • Enduro World Series #6 - Whistler (CAN) - 52nd
  • World Cup DH #6 - Mont-Sainte-Anne - 8th
  • World Cup DH #5 - Lenzerheide (SUI) - 25th
  • Crankworx DH - Les Gets (FRA) - 6th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Leogang (AUT) - 18th
  • World Cup DH #3 - Fort William (SCO) - 11th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Cairns (AUS) - 19th
  • World Cup DH #1 - Lourdes (FRA) - 37th
  • Crankworx Downhill - Rotorua (NZL) - 3rd
  • NZ Cup DH #3 - 4th
  • NZ Cup DH #2 - 1st

Year 2015

  • JCF National DH Race - Ishikawa - 1st
  • World Championships Downhill - 20th
  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 10th
  • World Cup DH #7 - Val Di Sole (ITA) - 4th
  • World Cup DH #5 - Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN) - 11th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Lenzerheide (SUI) - 10th
  • iXS Europe DH #2 - Schladming (AUT) - 16th
  • World Cup DH #3 - Leogang (AUT) - 9th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Fort William (SCO) - 45th
  • World Cup DH #1 - Lourdes (FRA) - 12th
  • Enduro World Series #1 - Rotorua (NZL) - 17th
  • Crankworx Downhill - Rotorua (NZL) - 8th
  • Giant 2W Enduro - 11th
  • NZ National Championships Downhill - 2nd
  • NZ Cup DH #3 - 4th
  • NZ Cup DH #1 - 4th

Year 2014

  • World Championships Downhill - 5th
  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 11th
  • World Cup DH #7 - Meribel (FRA) - 15th
  • World Cup DH #6 - Windham - 5th
  • World Cup DH #5 - Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN) - 16th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Leogang (AUT) - 4th
  • World Cup DH #3 - Fort William (SCO) - 37th
  • Pro GRT Downhill - Plattekill (USA) - 6th
  • Pro GRT Downhill - Mountain Creek (USA) - 4th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Cairns (AUS) - 27th
  • World Cup DH #1 - Pietermaritzburg - 35th
  • Oceania MTB Championships - 4th
  • NZ National Championships Downhill - 5th

Year 2013

  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 23rd
  • World Championships Downhill - 24th
  • Crankworx Air Downhill - 27th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN) - 41st
  • World Cup DH #3 - Vallnord (AND) - 59th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Val Di Sole - 24th
  • World Cup DH #1 - Fort William (SCO) - 2nd
  • British Downhill Series - Innerleithen (SCO) - 4th
  • Pro GRT Downhill - Plattekill (USA) - 2nd
  • Pro GRT Downhill - Mountain Creek (USA) - 1st
  • Duryea Downhill - Reading (USA) - 1st
  • Underworld Cup - Port Angeles - 5th
  • NZ National Championships Downhill - 1st
  • NZ Cup DH #5 - 2nd
  • NZ Cup DH #3 - 4th

Year 2012

  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 7th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Val Di Sole - 15th
  • World Cup DH #7 - Hafjell - 14th
  • World Championships Downhill - 8th
  • Canadian Open Downhill - Whistler - 10th
  • Crankworx Air Downhill - 16th
  • World Cup DH #6 - Val d'Isere - 1st
  • World Cup DH #5 - Windham (USA) - 34th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN) - 6th
  • World Cup DH #3 - Fort William (SCO) - 69th
  • iXS Leogang Cup - DH - 3rd
  • iXS Downhill - Winterburg (GER) - 6th
  • DirtMasters Downhill - Queenstown - 5th
  • World Cup DH #1 - Pietermaritzburg - 19th
  • NZ Cup DH #6 - 2nd
  • NZ Cup DH #5 - 2nd
  • NZ Cup DH #3 - 1st
  • NZ Cup DH #2 - 1st

Year 2011

  • iXS European Cup - Todtnau - 1st
  • World Cup DH #5 - Windham (USA) - 5th
  • World Cup DH #7 - Val Di Sole (ITA) - 7th
  • World Cup DH #6 - La Bresse (FRA) - 11th
  • World Cup DH #3 - Leogang (AUT) - 10th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Fort William (SCO) - 3rd
  • World Cup DH #4 - Mt Sainte Anne (CAN) - 3rd
  • World Championships Downhill - 10th
  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 6th

Year 2010

  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 18th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Champery (SUI) - 6th
  • World Cup DH #6 - Windham - 8th
  • World Cup DH #5 - Val di Sole (ITA) - 13th

Year 2009

  • Junior World Downhill Champs - 1st