Leah Maunsell

Beached As – The Kona Global Enduro Team Race in Finale

Last weekend a huge crew of Kona riders descended on the Italian beach town of Finale for the last round of the 2018 Enduro World Series. It was a truly international team for Kona with Leah Maunsel from Ireland, Rhys Verner from Canada, Alexander Kangas

Kona at EWS Ainsa Spain

Last weekend members of Kona’s enduro team hit the Spanish countryside for a weekend of heated (literally) enduro racing. With temperatures topping out near 9oF/32C, racers were battling the intense sun, extreme heat, and a whole lot of challenging terrain. Swede Alexander Kangas finished up

Leah Maunsell secures second place at EWS in La Thuile, Italy

Day one was a tough day in the saddle. Weather conditions forced the stages to run in reverse order. Trail conditions had changed massively since practice so it was hectic trying to find grip. I had a pretty messy day with lots of silly mistakes

Announcing the 2018 Kona Roster!

Spring is just around the corner, and that can only mean one thing: bike season is near! We’re excited to kick things off by announcing our 2018 roster, which is chock full of speed, talent, and creativity, ensuring an exciting and memorable season. On the

All New Kona Process Tops the Podium at EWS Finale Ligure

Kona riders were out in force over this past week in Finale Ligure for the final round Enduro World Series. New Zealand, Sweden, Ireland, France and Canada were all represented. The physical and technical nature of the seven stages did take its toll on riders,

Kona’s Leah Maunsell is 2017 Irish National Champion in Both Enduro and Downhill!

Here’s an update from Irish Kona Pro Leah Maunsell, who’s proud to hold the 2017 Elite Women’s National

Leah Maunsell Finishes on the Podium at Round 5 of the EWS

Photos: Sven Martin For Leah and her brother Jonathan Maunsell, the team aspect is very important, as a brother and sister race team they have a unique relationship which they work to their advantage. For this round of the EWS, Jonathan would act as Leah’s

Road Trip: Kona’s Gravity Team Rider Leah Maunsell Heads to France

We got the Ferry from Rosslare to Roscoff and drove straight for 11 hours to Morzine for a

Leah Maunsell Wins the Irish Gravity Enduro Series Opener

This weekend was the Irish Gravity Enduro (our National series) season opener in Ballinastoe, Co. Wicklow. Due to my school commitments (my exams are drawing closer) I was unable to dedicate the whole weekend away from study. Rather than miss the race I decided to skip

Leah Maunsell has a Craic at the Polygon Grassroots Enduro Series

This weekend’s racing was round two of the Polygon Grassroots Enduro Series. It is a series run by

Leah Maunsell Starts Her Season With a Win

New Kona Enduro Pro Leah Maunsell kicked off her 2017 race season off the same way she ended the last

Leah Maunsell and the Kona Big Honzo in Ireland

The Kona Honzo was built for rugged terrain, and the Big Honzo is a natural extension of that initial purpose: all the fun of the Honzo’s snappy handling and progressive geometry, with the traction, control, and confidence of high volume 27.5+ rubber. In creating a video