Q & A

  1. Up or Down

    First up then down.

  2. Favorite discipline?

    True XC Racing

  3. What's it mean to you to be riding for Oakley?

    I am fortunate to be part of a great group of positive people that I can always count on. Oakley is my longest standing personal sponsor and they continue to support me each year with the best product.

  4. Where are you going to ride and train this year?

    Split the time mostly between Canada, Tasmania and beautiful California.

  5. What is more important to you than mountain biking?

    Enjoying Life

  6. Can you call out a single career highlight and why?

    I would say my U-23 World Championships Medal. I crashed after the start and had to fight my way through most of the field. With out that crash, who knows how far I could of gone. But that is part of racing.

  7. Do you have any other special talents (music / write / draw / paint)?

    Not Much, Grew up being a punk in Tofino B.C and surfing all the time.

  8. To me, Oakley is


  9. If you could be someone famous, who would you be?

    Fame ain't all it's cracked up to be.

  10. What move / trick are you working on?

    A Wheelie!

  11. When did you start your sport?

    When I was 14 in Spain

  12. Strengths

    Technical skills and climbing

  13. Favorite Breakfast

    Omelet with yams and a soy latte

  14. Biggest obstacle you have had to overcome?

    My attitude

  15. Techno or Metal


  16. Confidence is:

    Being over-prepared and pushing your self to the limit, and then some.

  17. What's your favorite number and why

    I'd say number 99. Good ol' Wayne Gretzky. A Canadian legend.

  18. Who makes you laugh?

    I find every person is funny in their own way

  19. If I had a younger brother, one piece of life advice I would give him is:

    I do have a younger brother and it is not easy trying to give him life advice. I try to tell him that you make your own path in life and that nobody said is was going to be easy.

  20. Any last words?

    Peace to the World.

Max Plaxton

Date of Birth:
May 29, 1985
Victoria-B.C, Canada
Team SHO AIR / Specialized, Can Coast Geoducks, WTB, Fox, Hayes, Crankbrothers, Raceface, Pro City Racing Victoria, Outdoor Gear Clothing Canada.
Surfing, Cooking, Wilderness Adventures, Cars, Snowboarding, Biking and the list goes on.....

Career Highlights

    • 2006 Bronze Medal U-23 World Championships
    • 2006, 2007 2x Pan-American Champion
    • 2002, 2004 2x World Relay Champion
    • 5x National Champion
    • 8x Norba Pro Podium including 1 win
    • 2009 22nd World Championships Pro XC
    • 2009 2nd U.S. Cup Windham, NY Pro XC
    • 2009 3rd Overall Pro XCT Series Ranking Pro XC
    • 2009 2nd Canadian National Championships Pro XC
    • 2009 1st Test of Metal Pro XC
    • 2009 1st Pro XCT Colorado Springs Pro XC
    • 2009 3rd Bump n' Grind Pro XC
    • 2009 3rd Sea Otter Classic Pro XC
    • 2009 2nd Fontana, California Pro XC

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