The first round of the FIM Trial World Championship is this weekend, the 15th and 16th of April 2023 and Australia will be represented at the event in both Trial 2 and Trial 3 classes. The competition will take place in ARTEIXO, A Coruña, Spain (North West Spain). The Australian team has some talented riders who will be looking to put on a good show and compete against the best riders from Spain and the world.
The Australian riders who will be competing in the FIM Trial World Championship are Connor Hogan, Haydon Barwick, and Benjamin Walling.
Connor Hogan will be competing in the Trial2 class on his GASGAS. Hogan is an accomplished rider who has represented Australia numerous times on the Australian Trial des Nations Team competitions and a number of Trial World Championship rounds overseas. He placed 2nd in Australia at the 2022 Australian Trial Championships. He will be looking to showcase his skills and compete against some of the best riders in the Trial 2 class.
Haydon Barwick from South Australia will be representing Australia in the Trial3 class on his GASGAS. Barwick is a rider who has been competing in trials events from a young age and has shown discipline and consistently good results at both state and national levels in Australia.
Benjamin Walling will also be competing in the Trial3 class on his BETA. Walling is a talented rider who placed first in the Junior class at the 2022 Australian Trial Championships and has been making a name for himself in the Aussie trials scene. He will be looking to continue his success and compete against the best riders in the Trial 3 class.
Trial3 is a class where competitors are limited to a 125cc Trial motorcycle (or Electric with limited power) and aged between 14-21yo.
Fans of the sport can tune in to the live stream of the event on fim-moto.tv website to watch and cheer on the Aussies and follow their favourite international riders.
The Australian riders are ready to take on the competition and showcase their skills to the world. We wish Connor Hogan, Haydon Barwick, and Benjamin Walling the best of luck in the competition, and we are confident that they will do Australia proud. Stay tuned for updates on how the riders perform in the competition.