Merida HV24HR Mountain Bike Race [Video and Pics]

When it comes to a 24 Hour Mountain Bike Race there’s certainly a lot of nerves and reservations in the lead up to the event. We have to admit that the riders weren’t the only ones feeling some of these emotions as the weekend of the 8-9th April approached faster and faster on our calendar. This was our first time attending the Merida 24 Hour event …Keep Reading…

Cycle of Giving 2017 [Pictures]

It’s always an honour to be involved in an event that serves to support the local community. The Cycle of Giving is a charity bike ride held by The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation whose aim is to fund research and support patients who require organ transplants. Several transplant recipients actually take part in the Cycle of Giving ride, including the 100km from Landsborough to Chermside, …Keep Reading…

Paddy Pallin Adventure Series – Sunshine Coast 2017 [Pictures]

We were pleased once again to work with Maximum Adventure in covering their annual Paddy Pallin Adventure Series race at Wild Horse Mountain on the Sunshine Coast. This was race 2 of the series and fortunately the weather turned on a fantastic day as teams of 2 took part in running, mountain biking, kayaking and navigation activities through Beerburrum State Forest. With a Novice course …Keep Reading…

Gold Coast MTB Club – Nerang Enduro #3

Element were stoked to get back out to the Nerang trails and especially to photograph riders trying out the new Commonwealth Games tracks! Plenty of great shots out on the course – these images are available to purchase on our Photo Gallery. Shoot Details Photographers: Mike Molloy, Andrew Willis, Bryn Scott Temperature: Hot Dust Levels: Moderate Here’s a few of our favourite shots from the …Keep Reading…

Ipswich Trail Run Series – Hidden Vale

Element were very excited to capture the action at Round 3 of the Ipswich Trail Run series at Hidden Vale Adventure Park. Well known by our photographers for their amazing MTB trails, Hidden Vale Adventure Park is also a fantastic trail run location and perfect for wrapping up the Ipswich Trail Run series after visiting White Rock and Harding’s Paddock earlier in the year. Shoot Details Photographer: …Keep Reading…

2017 Shimano Enduro Series Round 1 – Garapine

We are pretty damn pumped to be involved for another series of Enduro racing in South East Queensland. This year kicked off with Round 1 of the Shimano Enduro Series at Garapine, a 2 hour drive north of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia. Photography: Scott Veitch, Mike Molloy, Andrew Willis. Video: Lachlan Ryan With a growing number of people entering the Enduro scene every year our …Keep Reading…

Mountain Bikes Direct | 15 Second Ad

We were excited to work with Michael and Jenny at Mountain Bikes Direct to promote their awesome online retail business to customers across Australia. The focus of their campaign was simply to sell the fact that they – the owners of Mountain Bikes Direct – are avid riders themselves, and so they can relate to and understand the needs of their customers. The team are …Keep Reading…

2017 Summer Sprints [Round 3] in Pictures

There’s simply nothing better than race day! This weekend just gone saw round 3 of the Summer Sprints held by the RATS Cycling Club at Underwood Park. A bit of rain overnight wasn’t enough to keep the dusty conditions at bay while the harsh sun provided no escape for riders and made shooting conditions a little bit tricky. We came prepared with the essentials…plenty of sunscreen and …Keep Reading…

Wild West XCO Series Round 4 | Castle Hill [Photos]

Well it has been several years since any kind of racing has taken place at Blackstone Park (Castle Hill) out at Ipswich and what a great way to bring it back. Round 4 in the Wild West XCO Series brought 150+ riders to the new venue with the event series exploding in size over the last couple of years. It has become a must-do racing series …Keep Reading…

Wild West XCO @ Samford in Pictures

We are absolutely in love with our 2017 events calendar! Especially awesome is the amount of XCO that has come back into our lives, and we couldn’t be happier. The Wild West series has grown so much since we last caught up with JR on track at Walloon in 2015. This weekend brought Round 3 to Samford, one of the closer-to-Brisbane rounds, so we thought we’d get …Keep Reading…

2017 Summer Sprints [Round 1] in Pictures

Our first event for 2017 saw us head to Underwood Park to cover the first round of the Summer Sprints held by RATS Cycling Club. Believe it or not this was Element’s first outing at the Underwood Park MTB Track. The rain held off just long enough to provide a fantastic day’s riding for all involved. The track demonstrates an incredible variety of features jam packed into a …Keep Reading…

Filming at the Dingo Enduro 2016

It was awesome to head out to Hidden Vale over the weekend (22-23 Oct), home of the Flight Centre Epic, for their third annual Dingo Enduro event. If you know Element, you know how much we love our Enduro mountain biking. The Hidden Vale trails were nothing short of exceptional and provided fun, flowy purpose built singletrack with a few technical sections and gaps throughout. …Keep Reading…

Toohey Trail Run 2016 – Photos

For the second year running (pun intended) Griffith Sport hosted their annual ‘Toohey Trail Run’ at the Griffith Nathan campus in October 2016. We were stoked to work with Griffith Sport to provide some marketing material for the event. Plenty of smiles – as well as sweat – were seen out on the course and it was great to see everyone having such a fun …Keep Reading…

Getting Creative with Course Previews – Video

Earlier this year we were approached to create a unique course preview for an upcoming Mountain Biking event. The RATS Cycling Club of South Brisbane were hosting their annual Bayview Blast event, with a huge 100km option as the biggest race of the weekend. Armed with some quality mapping material thanks to Organised Grime, we were excited to see what was possible by mixing the 2D course maps with …Keep Reading…

GROW with Nature Play App Launch

“Nature Play is fundamental to a full and happy childhood.” This is the message that Nature Play Qld continues to deliver through a range of educational programs, community events and a great number of free and inspirational resources. While the premise of Nature Play is reminiscent of the past where free range neighbourhood kids played outside in parks with friends until the sun went down, the organisation …Keep Reading…