The Remarkable Mr Macdonald

Mountain bike downhill ace Brook Macdonald takes on the Remarkables Mountain Range

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Brook MacDonald Goes Helibiking
Mountain biker Brook MacDonald standing on top of the Remarkables moutains in New Zealand having ridden to the summit on a helicopter.

Brook MacDonald Goes Helibiking

We follow mountain bike ace Brook MacDonald as he heads to the heights of the Remarkables mountains in his native New Zealand.

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Brook MacDonald: Blazing a trail
Mountain Biking Downhill Junior World Champion Brook MacDonald on top of a mountain in the Otago region of New Zealand.

Brook MacDonald: Blazing a trail

Hailing from Onekawa in New Zealand, Brook is a Mountain Biking Downhill Junior World Champion and one of the top 15 downhillers on the planet.

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Brook MacDonald Under Long Clouds
Mountain bike champion Brook MacDonald at the top of a mountain on South Island, New Zealand.

Brook MacDonald Under Long Clouds

The Remarkables got their name because they run directly north to south. Brook doesn’t really care as long as they also run downhill.

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Remarkable View For Brook MacDonald
Brook MacDonald pushes his bike to the edge of a mountain in New Zealand for a run downhill.

Remarkable View For Brook MacDonald

A more poetic explanation for the name is that early settlers in Queenstown called them The Remarkables after seeing the mountains at sunset.

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Brook MacDonald To The Valley Below
Brook MacDonald starting his downhill run in the Remarkables.

Brook MacDonald To The Valley Below

Brook MacDonald vanishes into the distance as he starts his downhill run through the Remarkables.

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Brook MacDonald Sharp Break
Mountain bike rider Brook MacDonald makes a sharp turn.

Brook MacDonald Sharp Break

'Take the bad with the good and live life to the full!' is Brook’s motto. On this evidence, he's certainly living up to it.

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Brook MacDonald Lean machine
Brook MacDonald leans into a sharp turn as he mountain bikes down the Remarkables mountain range in New Zealand.

Brook MacDonald Lean machine

Brook loves expressing his creativity 'by doing something crazy'. Although that’s his attitude, his favourite people in the world are his mum and his granny.

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Brook MacDonald Going Down
Brook MacDonald jumps his bike over a hill in New Zealand's Remarkables mountains.

Brook MacDonald Going Down

Although he looks pretty edgy and fearless in this photo, Brook says he's happiest chilling out at home and he's scared of snakes.

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