Louise Ferguson in her new home of Queenstown, New Zealand.

“World Cups, Enduro World Series, Megavalanche and multiple events at Crankworx, Louise was feasting at the Nukeproof MTB buffet. For 2023 there is a new focus; to compete against the worlds elite at the UCI Downhill World Cup. After a debut year last year which included a podium in Leogang, Austria, Louise is stepping it up for 2023.

An incredible film about Continental-Nukeproof Factory Ace Louise Ferguson in her new home of Queenstown, New Zealand.

Louise will be riding her new Dissent Carbon with the full support from the Continental-Nukeproof Factory Racing team.” – Nukeproof

Film by Joel McDowell
Special thank you to Jay French, Freeride New Zealand



From Fort William, Scotland to Queenstown, Nukeproof ace Louise Ferguson has created a new life for herself in New Zealand. 2022 saw Louise switch from tradie (hit her up if you need your bathroom tiled) to professional athlete, with a full feast of mountain bike events. From Enduro World Series to Red Bull Formations, through to multiple Crankworx events it was a huge calendar. However, it was racing downhill that she gravitated towards. A debut season of UCI Downhill World Cups including an incredible podium in Leogang, Austria, was the perfect way to stoke the fire.


2023 see’s Louise join the ranks at Continental-Nukeproof Factory Racing and embark on a full attack of the UCI Downhill World Cup Series. She’s shown huge speed in the Sothern Hemisphere Crankworx events in Cairns and Roturua, racking up the medals, so will be one to watch heading into the World Cup season.


Living in Queenstown, Louise is part of an incredible scene that has been building for riders. To celebrate the launch of the new Nukeproof Dissent Carbon, Louise met up with Photographer: Jay French and Videographer: Joel McDowell to tour some of the awesome trails the Queenstown Bike Park.


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