FROM THE PRESS BOX: Plunge downhill with Club MUD mountain bike racing

PLUNGING downhill at Black Hill challenges technique and skill in timed mountain bike racing.

Soaking conditions may have slowed racing a little at the weekend, but riders in Club MUD’s King of Ballarat downhill series opener had to be focused – there was little room for error in slippery mud.

(Click below to watch)

The series attracts riders from across the state.

Club MUD president Jason Weston said the discipline often attracted cross-country riders to test their skills and riders from enduro mountain biking, which was growing in popularity.

Strap in for some Club MUD fun and feel what it is like to race Ballarat-style in this latest episode of From the Press Box with Melanie Whelan, the weekly online video taking you behind the scenes in Ballarat sport.

Click here to watch more Press Box videos here.