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27th Feb

Superlatives for Super Cooper after 7th National Title

Anton Cooper scored his seventh elite title and fifth in a row at the Torpeo7 Mountain Bike National Championships in Christchurch today and immediately set his sights the Tokyo Olympics.

8th Jan

The YT Mob Signs Dakotah Norton

The YT Mob is excited to announce that 28 year old Dakotah Norton of Tennessee has signed with the team and will race alongside David Trummer (AUT), Oisin O’Callaghan (IRL) and Guy Johnston (NZL) for the 2021 season.

29th Sep

Anton Cooper Faces Frantic Fortnight

New Zealand mountain biker Anton Cooper is facing a frantic two weeks as international racing returns in Europe tomorrow.

18th Jul

Brook MacDonald back on bike at National Road Championships!

Ten months ago Brook lay in agony, unable to feel his legs after an horrendous crash during final practice for the downhill finals of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada.

11th Apr

Anton completes Winning Warm-up at Oceania Mountain Bike Champs

Anton Cooper has ticked off the boxes ahead of his all-important 2019 UCI Mountain Bike international season.

26th Aug

Brook MacDonald Finishes 3rd at World Cup Finals

Brook Macdonald powered his way down a mud-laden course to claim third place in the final round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in La Bresse, France.

27th Jun

200 World Cups and Still Counting

I’ve been very fortunate to be on the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup circuit full time since 1996 in various capacities, and this has resulted in reaching the 200 milestone this year in Fort William.

28th May

Anton pushes Schurter to photo finish World Cup #3

Literally a blink separated Anton Cooper from his first victory in an elite UCI Mountain Bike World Cup when he was pipped by World and Olympic Champion Nino Schurter in the Czech Republic yesterday.

28th Aug

Anton Cooper Finishes World Cup Season Ranked 7th

New Zealand mountain bike star Anton Cooper has finished 20th in the final round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Italy.

22nd May

Anton Cooper Top 10 in Opening Round of Elite World Cup

Former Under 23 World Champion Anton Cooper scored an impressive top 10 finish in the opening round of the elite UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in the Czech Republic today.

25th Feb

Comeback Victory for Anton Cooper

Anton Cooper celebrated a comeback elite cross-country victory at the Altherm Mountain Bike National Championships near Wanaka in New Zealand today.

7th Aug

Chris Vaquez 1970-2016

Your world and mine both lost someone pretty damn unique and special last night.

9th Feb

The YT Mob Joins the World Cup Circuit

23 Degrees has signed a three year deal with the bike manufacturer YT, to embark on a new World Cup team project for 2016, named “The YT Mob”.

6th Oct

Angel Suarez Signs with 23 Degrees Sports Management

Spain’s latest downhill sensation Angel Suarez Alonso has signed a multi-year management deal with 23 Degrees this week after visiting the company’s headquarters in Granada.

4th Sep

Anton Cooper Wins Under 23 XC World Title

New Zealand rider Anton Cooper has won the under-23 cross-country title at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Andorra today.

12th Jul

Dennis Dertell Wins the Nordic Enduro Championships

The world famous winter and summer resort town of Are, in Sweden, host to the 1999 World Mountain Bike Championships, last weekend played host to the Are Bike Festival of which the inaugural Scandinavian Enduro Championships, also known as Nordic Championships, was a main feature.

1st Jun

Justin Leov Wins Round 3 of the Enduro World Series, Leads Series

The third round of the Enduro World Series will be remembered for two things - the wild weather of the Tweed Valley in Scotland and the maiden win for one of the sport’s most consistent riders, New Zealand’s Justin Leov.

9th May

Brook MacDonald and George Brannigan Open Bikes In Schools Project

Both Brook MacDonald and George Brannigan were on hand this week for the official opening of cycle tracks at Takapau School in Central Hawke’s Bay, not far from where both of the World Cup stars live.

14th Feb

Anton Cooper Reclaims National Mountain Bike Title

Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Anton Cooper has reclaimed New Zealand Mountain Bike Championship honours after winning the Elite Men’s XC race in Rotorua today.

12th Feb

Commonwealth Games champion wants National Champion jersey back

2014 Commonwealth Games champion Anton Cooper wants to regain his national jersey in what is promising to be an exciting showdown at the New Zealand Mountain Bike Championships in Rotorua tomorrow.

15th Jan

Team 23 Degrees/Trek At The Enduro Worlds Series

This year 23 Degrees will be funding its own Enduro World Series race team with support from both Trek Bikes and Alpinestars.

16th Jun

Kiwi Mountain Bikers Crack Podium in UCI World Cup

Kiwi mountain bikers Brook MacDonald and his Trek World Racing teammate George Brannigan powered their way on to the UCI World Cup podium today.

12th Sep

Two Time World Champion Mathias Flueckiger Signs With 23 Degrees

23 Degrees is excited to announce today that two-time Cross Country World Champion, Mathias Flueckiger (SUI) has signed a multi-year management deal with the view to assisting the 24 year in both his short term and long term career goals.

14th May

Anton Cooper Retrospective

From the 23 Degrees archives, we take a look back on Anton Cooper's breakthrough year in 2012, on the eve of his first Under 23 World Cup this weekend, racing for Cannondale Factory Racing.