Happy Friday – Niki Gudex

Niki Gudex (born 19 July 1978, Guildford, England) is Australia’s most recognisable and highly regarded female mountain biker. She competes in both Downhill (DH) and Cross Country (XC), and after only two years of professional riding won the Australian National Championships Series in both disciplines. She has raced on the Australian DH and XC National teams, and continues to perform at both national and international biking events. In 2008 she placed in the top ten of the All Mountain World Championships in California, USA.

In addition to being a professional mountainbiker, Gudex is also a model and a graphic designer. In the Australian edition of FHM magazine she has been listed in the 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006.

Summary of Professional Accomplishments:

All Mountain World Championships 9th – 2008

Represented Australia at World Championships in 2003, 2004 and 2005 for XC

Represented Australia at World Championships in 2001 for DH

Australian National Series Champion 2003 – XC

Australian National Series Champion 2001 – DH

6 x Top 20 NORBA finishes – 2004

1 x Top 10 NORBA finish – 2004