Andrew Crimmins

Downhill Mountain Bike Racer - 2015 

 Andrew was born on 8 August 1997. He grew up in Bredbo where he attended Bredbo Public School and then Monaro High School. Andrew is into his second year as an apprentice carpenter. From a young age Andrew loved riding bikes and motorbikes.

 He followed his brother into downhill mountain bike racing at the age of 10.

 Since then Andrew has been U15, U17 and U19 Australian National Champion and five times National Series Champion.

 In 2013, at the age of just 16, Andrew won the NSW State Series and Championships in Elite Men. This was following on from his great form at his first ever international race, Crankworx in Whistler, where Andrew took the win in the Canadian Open DH in 16 – 18 Men.

 In December 2013 the inaugural Australian Open was held at Thredbo as part of the Cannonball Festival. Andrew won Pro Men in a field containing multiple World Cup riders, taking home the biggest ever prize money for an Australian mountain bike race. Andrew retained his 2013 Australian Open Champion title by winning again in 2014.

 Andrew represented Australia at the 2014 Junior World Championships in Norway placing 13th and was named as a finalist in the Cycling Australian Junior Mountain Bike Cyclist of the Year awards in 2014.

 Just recently Andrew won the 2015 Junior Oceania Championships in Toowoomba and on the same weekend also became 2014/15 Junior National Series Champion. Andrew competed in the 2015 Downhill National Championships in Bright and won the Junior category. These results will see Andrew again selected to represent Australia at the World Championships at Andorra, Spain in September 2015.