Inches separated Anton Cooper from his first victory in an elite UCI mountain bike World Cup when he was pipped at the line by World Champion Nino Schurter at Nove Mesto in 2018. The XC superstar from New Zealand, nicknamed Coops, will do everything he can to score that first World Cup win in 2020!

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.