Brook MacDonald

Brook MacDonald

Birthday: November 25th, 1991
Hometown: Hawkes Bay, NZL
Top Disciplines: Downhill, Dual Slalom

Where were you born?
Napier New Zealand 

Where’s home for you now?
Hawkes Bay New Zealand 

What first got you in to mountain biking?
A good friend who was riding bikes at the time but had been brought up around 2 wheels my whole life.

Where’s your favourite place to ride?
Whistler for the relaxed chilled riding and enjoying not racing

When did you decide this is something you wanted to do professionally?
When I got selected for the NZ team in 2008 I thought I would give it a crack at making it my full time job.

Describe your first Crankworx experience.
Unreal. it was Whistler, it was my dream to go ride there and I had the opportunity to do so and riding with so many legends made my experience probably the best experience ever.

What would you say has been your biggest accomplishment to date?
Winning a World Cup in 2012

What’s been your favourite Crankworx memory so far?
Everything that I do at Crankworx is a memory they do such a good job of everything!

Do you have any projects on the go or any goals you’re working towards?
No projects at the moment but a busy year  ahead of me! For sure working towards some goal I want to achieve this year so working hard on that.

Beyond bikes, what other things are you in to?
Surfing, moto, travel, road cycling little bit of partying. I’m pretty easy going so like to do everything and anything.

Past Crankworx Podium Finishes:
2016 Crankworx Rotorua DH presented by iXS – Bronze
2018 Redwoods DH Rotorua – Silver