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Michael’s a national champion

Posted 24th March 2016

Young Armidale mountain bike rider Michael Harris will wear the green and gold for Australia when he competes in the Oceania championships in New Zealand next week, having won the junior men’s cross country mantle at the Mountain Bike Australia national championships in Bright, Victoria on 18 March. The Armidale School Year 12 student carved up the course at the championships, completing the three lap 5.2km course in a time of one hour, three minutes, 52 seconds and six one-hundredths of a second (1:03:52:6). Going into the event ranked third, Michael sat on the wheels of Kian Lerch-Mackinnon for the first two laps, tailing the Victorian by barely a second at the line. He then made his move in the third... View Article