MTB Direct Ambassador - Zac Bradley

In the heart of Victoria's picturesque Bright, a young and promising mountain biker, Zac Bradley, is making waves in the downhill mountain biking community. Hailing from this beautiful region, Zac Bradley has quickly become a name to watch, and his journey into this adrenaline-pumping sport is nothing short of remarkable.

Zac's story is one that resonates with many mountain biking enthusiasts – a tale of passion ignited at an early age. At just eight years old, he took his first steps into the world of cycling sports, but not on a mountain bike. Instead, he started his journey in BMX racing. Little did he know that this initial encounter with two-wheeled adventure would eventually lead him to the thrilling domain of downhill mountain biking.

Zac's journey from BMX to downhill racing took an unexpected turn when the COVID-19 lockdown disrupted his plans to compete in the BMX race season. With a restricted 5km radius, he decided to channel his energy into constructing dirt jumps and discovering the nearby mountain bike trails. To fund his entry into this new world, he made the tough decision to part with two of his bikes, acquiring an entry-level mountain bike that would eventually change his life. As he delved deeper into the world of mountain biking, Zac's passion gravitated toward the gravity trails, and from that point forward, his destiny as a remarkable young talent was set amidst the stunning terrain of Bright.

What sets Zac Bradley apart is not just his undeniable skill and precision on a mountain bike, but also his unwavering determination and genuine love for the sport. To watch him ride is to witness a seamless fusion of talent, hard work, and heart.

Zac's talent on the trails has not gone unnoticed. Dean Lucas, recognised Zac's potential early on and took him under his wing. With years of experience and numerous accolades to his name, Dean Lucas is the perfect mentor for young talents like Zac.

Under Dean's guidance, Zac is poised to continue his rapid ascent in the mountain biking world, learning from one of the best and benefiting from invaluable insights into the sport.

One of Zac's significant achievements to date is his title as the U17 National Downhill Champion in 2023. This remarkable feat not only highlights his exceptional skills but also serves as a testament to his dedication and passion for the sport. It's clear that Zac Bradley is a force to be reckoned with and a name that will likely grace the podium on numerous occasions in the future.

As Zac Bradley continues to evolve as a downhill mountain biker, his partnership with MTB Direct signifies the brand's commitment to supporting and nurturing emerging talent in the mountain biking community. As their ambassador, Zac will have the opportunity to inspire and engage with riders, sharing his journey and passion for the sport with a wider audience.

In a world where mountain biking is not just a sport but a way of life, riders like Zac Bradley exemplify the spirit of dedication and adventure that defines this community. 

So, keep an eye out for this young talent as he races downhill and enduro, pushing his skills to new heights.