Anton Cooper is one of the most explosive riders in the men's field, capable of shaking up any race he's in. He performs his best under the brightest lights. In 2021, he took sixth at the Tokyo Olympics, and won a mind-boggling six straight New Zealand national titles through 2022. 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.