We sat down with @GregorJolliffe to talk about his cycling journey so far, his time at the famous BASIC MTB program
in Scotland, downhill and enduro, and the path that eventually led him to a career as a professional trail builder. Some of Greg’s notable projects so far include building slopestyle courses for Red Bull Joyride
to Crankworx Whistler, film projects
for Cut media
, and of course his Greg Jolliffe
. Greg is currently based in Switzerland with the Bikesolutions
crew and he recently participated in the construction of the new Höckler trail
in Zurich. Of course, we cover a lot of ground when it comes to the new trail, from durability to features, to working with it. Züritrails
and other stakeholders, to the challenges and difficulties encountered during construction, to feedback from cyclists and how some of the initial concerns were addressed.
Listen to the episode below or find it on Spotify, Apple podcasts or on one of the other platforms where you find great podcasts! For more information on the podcast, check out the Skids & Giggles website.
We also reposted the episode on our Youtube channel. If this is where you listen to podcasts, you can just click play below!
If you want to get a picture of the new trail, Greg has posted a POV of the new Höckler trail for you on his Pinkbike blog. You can watch it just below.
Trails mentioned in the conversation: