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Claire Buchar

Claire Buchar is an influential figure in the mountain bike world. Having spent most of her competitive career as a privateer, she is known for her talent, heart, dedication and work ethic. As a 12 time Canadian National Team Member, World Championships Bronze Medalist, multi-time Canadian National Champion, media regular, coach, mentor and team manager, Claire is a true ambassador of MTB.

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Stats

Name: 
Claire Buchar

DOB: 
4/26/1978

Hometown: 
North Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Currently Resides: 
Whistler, B.C. Canada

Sponsors: 
Fox Racing, Intense Cycles, Magura, Fox Shox, DT Swiss, Dissent Labs, Chromag, Smith Optics, Five Ten, ethirteen, Evolution Whistler

Years Pro: 
10 or so...

Fox Athlete Since: 
2015

Discipline: 
DH, Trail

Bike Frame/ Specs: 
Intense M16, Tracer, Carbine

Favorite Trick: 
Whips

Favorite Fox Product: 
Womens Diffuse Jacket

 

Career Highlights

2016 BC Cup Overall Winner

2016 1st Place BC Championships

2016 3rd Place National Championships

2016 3rd Place Crankworx Garbanzo

2015 1st Place Crankworx Garbanzo

2015 5th Place Crankworx Canadian Open

2015 2nd Place Cycling B.C. Canadian National Championships

2015 4th Place USAC Sea Otter Classic

2014 3rd Place Crankworx Canadian Open

2014 1st Place Crankworx Garbanzo

2013 2nd Place Crankworx Canadian Open

2013 2nd Place Crankworx Garbanzo

2012 2nd Place Crankworx Canadian Open

2012 3rd Place Crankworx Air DH

2011 3rd Place UCI DH World Championships

 

Interview

Where is your favorite place to ride?
Anywhere in the Sea to Sky Corridor, B.C. but always excited to explore the next bucket list location.

If you weren't a Pro Rider, what would you be doing?
Doing art, traveling, playing in the mountains.

Who are some of your favorite bands?
Eddie Vedder, Pink Floyd, Tool

What do you like most about riding for Fox?
Being part of such an innovative and iconic brand and the positive culture and community that comes with it.

What motivates you to ride MTB?
The freedom, the fun, the friends. Adventures, achievements - Being outside.

As a Pro, what is your most proud MTB moment?
All the challenges I have overcome to get to where I am. Being able to create a legacy and pass my knowledge on through mentorship and our Kovarik Racing Rider Development Program.

Follow Claire Buchar

Instagram: claire_buchar

Twitter: clairebuchar

Facebook: Claire Buchar