Anton Cooper had one of the best top to bottom seasons of his career in 2021, highlighted by a double podium weekend in Leogang. He also finished sixth at the Tokyo Olympics and won YET ANOTHER New Zealand national title, giving him the right to wear the iconic silver fern. The men's XC field gets bigger and better every year and Anton is right near the top, building momentum at the biggest races in the world.

Date of birth


New Zealand
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Questions /

Name three words that describe you.

Competitive, determined, gritty.

What annoys you the most?

Slow drivers in the fast lane.

Which skill/talent do you have that people don’t know about?

I am a pretty good tennis player.

What is your best memory on the bike?

Winning Commonwealth Games Gold in 2014 and U23 World Championships in 2015.