Cannonball Mountain Bike Festival December 5-9, 2018
Australia’s biggest gravity inspired mountain bike festival returns in 2018 setting the standard for mountain bike competition with a huge line-up of supreme events and non-stop entertainment all weekend long. Catering for amateurs, rising stars & World Champions of all ages, Cannonball will see the mountain bike world hit Thredbo for 5 days of gravity fuelled mountain biking and their chance to take home a share of the massive $100k in cash & prizes on offer solidifying itself as the richest Australian mountain bike event in history.
Five mammoth events will appeal to riders from not only the nation but from around the globe with a number of the worlds best racers already confirmed to be attending. The line-up of crowd pleasing events include the Rockshox Pump Track Challenge on Thredbo’s Village Green, the Deity Whip Wars Big Air held on a purpose built kicker, the All-Mountain Assault, the leg burning Maxxis Flow Motion Cup and the rough & raw Commencal Australian Open Downhill!
The action doesn’t limit itself to the race tracks with the famous Thredbo night life coming to life with an impressive line-up of entertainment all weekend thanks to Australia’s best DJ’s spinning tracks till late!
Five massive events will attract different levels of riders from not only the nation but from around the world. Whether you’re an enduro specialist, pump track master or a downhill demon, there’s an event for you at Cannonball!
CATEGORIES & ENTRY FEES
The Cannonball MTB Festival features categories that suit every age, ability & style. Enter all 5 events or choose what suits you. With 5 events across 4 days, the all event entry will provide you with lift access for all 5 days plus the option to pick and choose which start lines you wish to be at!
From early morning laps to late night parties, Cannonball has a jam-packed schedule of events and entertainment locked in with something for everyone to enjoy all day, every day!
Accommodation in Thredbo offers stunning mountain views, convenience and comfort for all guests. Choose from lodges, hotels, on-snow chalets, luxurious apartments and self contained units.
The action doesn’t limit itself to the race tracks with a pumping line-up of entertainment all weekend long. The presentations will take center stage at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel Poolside with the famous Thredbo night life in full swing across the 5 days with an impressive line-up of Australia’s best DJ’s spinning tunes till late!
Have questions about Cannonball and want to know the finer details? Check out the FAQ page and make sure you know everything there is to know about the biggest weekend on the Australian MTB calendar!
The Cannonball MTB Festival would not be the awesome event it is, if it wasn’t for all of our awesome partners! A huge thanks to SRAM, Rockshox, Maxxis, Commencal, Osprey, Lusty Industries, Deity, DHaRCO, GoPro and a whole lot more. Hit the link to find out more info on all of the Cannonball partners.
Volunteers are a vital part of Cannonball. With 5 massive events and over 700 riders expected at Cannonball 2018 there are a number of volunteer positions available. Follow the link to sign up now.