Max Plaxton

Biography

Please note: the information below is accurate as of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Max Plaxton made his first appearance at an Olympic Games in 2012 and competed in the mountain bike event in London. Plaxton crashed during race and did not finish.

Plaxton entered London as the reigning two-time Canadian National Mountain Bike Champion after having won the title for the second consecutive year in June of 2012.

In 2011, he won a silver medal at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico and also competed at the World Champions and placed 22nd overall.

Plaxton also had a successful U23 career winning a World Junior Championship bronze medal in 2006.

Coach(es):

Dan Proulx, National Team Coach

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2012 LondonCycling - Mountain BikeCross Country - MenDNF

Notable International Results

National titles:

1 - 2011 Canadian Mountain Bike Championships
1 - 2005 Canadian Mountain Bike Championships (U23)
1 - 2003 Canadian Mountain Bike Championships (Juniors)
1 - 2002 Canadian Mountain Bike Championships (Juniors)

World Championship appearances - Best results by year:

2002 - Gold Medal Team Relay
2003 - Bronze Medal Team Relay
2003 - 5th place Junior men
2004 - Gold Medal Team Relay
2004 - 24th place U-23 men
2005 - DNF (mechanical)
2006- Bronze Medal U-23 men
2007 - 26th place U-23 men(mechanical)
2009 - 22nd place senior men
2010 - 38th place senior men