Keegan Wright – Always on the Go

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Today I’m joined by Keegan Wright. Keegan's career took off when he won the New Zealand National DH Champs and Crankworx Pumptrack at the start of 2017. Since then, he has gone on to pick up a ride with the Unior Devinci Factory Racing team, and take on the Enduro World Series. Keegan is full of energy and is always on the go, as you'll find out in this interview. We chat about his early days in BMX, and the support he needed from others to get going in Mountain Biking. We also cover tips to help with a race mindset, over-training, being a multi-discipline athlete, wrestling injuries and much more. So hit play and give this episode with Keegan Wright a listen. Find out more about Keegan by following him on Instagram @keeganwrightmtb or by following his team @uniordevinci. Supporting Partners We Are One Composites This episode is supported by We Are One Composites. We Are One have been big supporters of what I’m doing from the start, and for that I’m really grateful. They also make amazing carbon fibre wheels which are hand made in Canada, and have recently added their DaPackage bar and stem to their line up. I’m running their Faction 29er rims on my bike, and they look and feel amazing. They’ve managed to find the sweet spot between stiffness and compliance, making a wheel that tracks, but doesn’t feel harsh to ride. They’ve got a whole line up of wheels, so there is always something to suit your needs. Head to weareonecomposites.com and check out what they have to offer. If you’re tempted, then as a Downtime listener they have kindly offered you 15% off during September. All you need to do is enter the code ‘giver15off‘ at the checkout. Podcast Stuff My webstore is BACK! It's brand new, with new designs, lower prices and faster shipping. All products are 100% organic, shipped without plastics, and made with a supply chain that's using renewable energy. So check it out now over at downtimepodcast.com/shop. The new t-shirts are super soft and a lovely fit, so treat yourself and help the podcast at the same time. For everything video, including riding videos, bike checks and more, subscribe over at youtube.com/downtimemountainbikepodcast. Are you enjoying the podcast? If so, then don’t forget to subscribe. It’s free and means you’ll get every episode delivered to your device as soon as it’s available. All the links you need are at downtimepodcast.com/subscribe. You can find us on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google and most of the podcast apps out there. While you're there, why not join our newsletter, to get our Weekend Warm-Up email every Friday. It's full of interesting bike-related stuff, competitions, product recommendations and more. If you want to share tips and advice with other podcast listeners on anything mountain bike related, you can join our Facebook group, head to www.facebook.com/groups/mtbperformance/ request permission to join the group and get involved! Our back catalogue of amazing episodes is available at downtimepodcast.com/episodes Photo - Sven Martin

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