• Bikes, Athletes, Races & Hockey(?) at the 2013 Sea Otter Classic

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Elishia Matta; Photo: Caroline Buchanan

    Nearly ten thousand athletes and some fifty thousand fans make the annual pilgrimage to Monterey, California for the mountain bike season opener, the Sea Otter Classic. Now one of the world’s largest bike festivals, the Sea Otter Classic began as a modest one-day event in 1991 after a local bike shop suggested that co-founders Frank Yohannan and Lou Rudolph put on a mountain bike race. A fantastic tribute to the power of suggestion…

Jared Graves

Pietermaritzburg World Cup
Date of Birth:
December 16, 1982
Hometown:
Toowoomba, Queensland
Sponsors:
Yeti Cycles/Fox racing Factory team. Monster energy, Oakley

Career Highlights

    • 2009: 1st overall 4X MTB World Cup Series
    • 2010: 1st 4X Round 6 MTB World Cup Series New York USA
    • 2010: 2nd 4X UCI MTB World Championships CAN
    • 2011: 2nd UCI Probikx/Champbikx – Round 2 QLD
    • 2011: 1st 4X UCI MTB World Cup Cross Country – Round 4 CAN
    • 2011: 1st 4X UCI MTB World Cup Cross Country – Round 3 AUT
    • 2011: 1st 4X UCI MTB World Cup Cross Country – Round 1 RSA
    • 2011: 1st 4X Australian Mountain Bike Championships SA