Mountain Bike Australia National XCO - Pemberton rounds
The Forest Product Commission was a proud sponsor of the 2018 MTBA National XCO Pemberton rounds.
The event saw some of the best mountain bikers in Australia descend upon Pemberton from 26 to 28 January, 2018.
Taking place in the heart of karri country, competitors got to race through some of WA’s most majestic forests.
Karri Cup MTB Challenge 2018
The Forest Products Commission was a proud sponsor of the Karri Cup MTB Challenge 2018.
The Karri Cup is one of Western Australia's largest and longest running mountain bike events.
Held in the Southern forests around Northcliffe, the event gives riders the chance to snake through 100 kms of karri trees.
Photo credit: Kerry Halford
Pemby Trail Fest
The Forest Product Commission is an establishment partner of the Pemby Trail Fest.
Held in May 2018, the Pemberton Trail Fest was a truly unique event on the trail running calendar.
Participants ran through some of Pemberton’s incredible native forests and took in the breathtaking beauty of the South West.
Photo credit: Pemby Trail Fest
The Forest Products Commission was a proud sponsor of the SEVEN mountain bike race for its first iteration in Nannup.
The 125 km race is a gruelling trail designed to 'redefine your limits' and features spectacular climbs through managed pine plantations.
The trail winds its way through approximately 30,000 acres in the Nannup, Bridgetown and Donnybrook area.
Photo credit: PB Photography
Cape to Cape MTB
The Forest Product Commission was a proud sponsor of the 2018 Cape to Cape MTB.
Cape to Cape MTB is Australasia’s largest mountain bike multi-stage endurance race, catering to riders of all abilities with a fun but challenging three days in Margaret River.
The event takes participants through some of the best mountain bike tracks and forest trails WA’s South West has to offer.
FPC Community Support Program 2018 grant recipients:
- Albany Scout Group, Albany - $1,346 for the purchase of safety equipment
- Allanson Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade, Collie - $1,000 for the purchase of fire masks
- Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades Historical Group, Bridgetown - $1,500 to restore a 1971 fire tanker
- Boyanup Foundation Inc, Boyanup - $1,985 to set up a display about the timber industry at the South West Rail and Heritage Centre
- Collie Heritage and Menshed Group Inc, Collie - $2,000 to purchase a sea container for timber storage
- East Manjimup Primary School, Manjimup - $2,000 to purchase bicycles
- Goldfields District Scouts, Boulder - $2,000 to install information signs in district campgrounds
- Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group, Capel - $2,000 to plant tuart seedlings
- Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival, Manjimup - $1,000 to set up a display about the timber industry and assist with children’s entertainment at the festival
- Nannup Historical Society Inc, Nannup - $1,500 to purchase computer equipment to digitally record historic photos and documents
- Northcliffe District High School, Northcliffe - $2,000 to develop a nature playground
- Recreational Trail Bike Riders Association of Western Australia, Darlington - $2,000 to create a beginners track for motorcycle riders
- Smith Brook Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade, Smith Brook - $1,494 to support the installation of a disabled access toilet at the Smith Brook Brigade and Community Shed