It's not very often you get the chance to build a set of dream mountain bike jumps overlooking a picturesque valley. So when Andrew Taylor and Niki Leitner were offered the chance to do exactly that they jumped at the opportunity. How did this all come about? Rewind one year, driving through the Austrian Wachau on their way to the Dolomites, Andrew and Niki stopped off to ride with local, Roland Kogler, and the idea was formed. Roland's good friend, Wolfgang Bauer's family owned a nice chunk of land which just so happened to overlooking the Wachau Valley, in Maria Taferl. What's more, they were more than happy to allow Andrew and Niki to construct whatever they want there! So with the help of professional builders and riders Clemens Kaudela and Patrick Leitner a dream line was sculpted and a perfect week of shredding was about to commence. A huge thanks has to go out to Roland and the Bauer family for helping make this dream come true!
Austrian Altitude | Seasons of Shred with Andrew Taylor & Niki Leitner, Ep. 8
Seasons of Shred with Andrew Taylor & Niki Leitner
14th Dec 2015
Seasons of Shred is a series following Andrew Taylor, Niki Leitner and friends as they travel the globe in search of the best freeride mountain bike terrain. Africa, Berlin, New Zealand, Austria, Japan, California Italy and Peru – the backgrounds change, but Andrew and Niki’s commitment to seeking out the finest lines and meeting the best riders is unwavering. Each episode takes you inside a new point on the map by focusing on the terrain, the riders, and the scene that make freeride mountain bike culture so special.
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