Name: Ben Mcilroy (B Mac)
Hometown: Mount Beauty, VIC
Sponsors: DHaRCO, Shimano, Commencal, Maxxis/We Are Lusty, Fox Suspension, Blue Dirt Mtb
Favourite tune to listen to on the bike: "Glue - Bicep" "Apricots - Bicep" "The Difference - Flume" "Natural Selection - Willaris K" "Lille Vals - Storken" "Perth - Dusky Remix" "Operator - DJ Koze's disco edit" "Ocean Drive - Duke Dumont" "Midnight City - M83"
Tell us about your self, Who you are and what makes you so rad? Love riding, love my mates, love doing new things! Riding, skiing, skating, running, music and partying takes up most my time
Contests or just riding? Why. Both! Nothing beats standing on that top step, but a similar feeling can be found cutting laps with your favourite riding buddies.
What’s your all time favourite mountain biking trip? New Zealand is always unreal! Will never forget the shuttle day throughout the NZ forest, with the crew from Shimano Aus, getting driven zone to zone in a ex-army Land Rover!
What do you love about riding? Going fast and meeting new people
What you’re most proud of achieving through riding? 1st Place, Enduro World Series – Rnd 2, Derby, Aus, 2017 (UN21’s)
One tip you would give to a grom wanting to become a pro rider like yourself. Ride and race as much as you can. Always make sure your still having fun