DSC3103From MTB MAG: You may not hear a whole lot about Connor Fearon on a daily basis during the World Cup Race season, but he’s been steadily creeping up and becoming more of a threat on the race scene. The young Australian rider is known for being rather quiet and lets his riding do the talking.

On a bike, Connor’s style looks like a lethal combination of Chris Kovarik’s aggression mixed with Sam Hill’s all out speed and witty lines. Last year, he showed some brilliance with a few good results, but more importantly, some seriously competitive split times. Right at the end of the year, Connor had a horrific crash at Worlds. We’ve been keeping tabs on him via social media and he seems to be recovering nicely. A couple weeks ago, we reached out to the young pinner to see what’s new and how he’s getting along. Read more