Words by Flow | Images by Damian Breach, Tim Bardsley Smith, Thredbo

The Toyota Thredbo Cannonball MTB Festival is back and bigger than ever, with $45000 cash up for grabs across five events.

Thredbo will be going off December 4-6, three days of racing, live music and DJs.

The line-up of events includes the side by side SRAM Dual Compressor, RockShox Pump Track Challenge on Thredbo’s new look pump track, the ODI Whip Wars Big Air, Maxxis Flow Motion Cup and the jewel in the crown, the Toyota Australian Open Downhill.

Event website.

Click here for online entries.


Coming into its third year, we reflect on some of the great images from up on the distinctive Thredbo mountain.

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