Professional Mountain Biker
Bryn Atkinson is Australian, born in Canberra, and grew up in Townsville, North QLD. Mother Janet, Father Graham, younger brother Rhys. Bryn started mountain biking at the age of 14 in 1996 and became a pro in 2002. His first introduction to the sport was through local mountain bike club in Townsville- The Townsville Rockwheelers. Bryn raced cross country type events for a few years, then evolved with the sport and found downhill. As a teenager, he moved north to Cairns, a popular location for downhill mountain biking, and host of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in 1996. Glen Jacobs was the course builder for that event and several other events on the World Cup. Bryn lived with Glen for a few years, showing him the ropes before his first pro season in the U.S. in 2002.
Royal/ Orange was the first international team he raced for in 2002. From there he rode for Madcatz/Ironhorse with teammates with Sam Hill, Nathan Rennie, and Jared Graves. 2005 he signed with GT Bicycles and continued till 2008. In 2009 Bryn and Jill (Bryn's Wife) formed a privateer program with Crankbrothers and Intense Bicycles. In 2010-11 he rode for Transition Bicycles. 2012- present Team Norco International
Bryn now lives full time in Seattle, Washington.
Mountain Biking, Photography, Motocross, RC, Travel, Golf, Music
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