Manon Carpenter - Uprising

A short documentary detailing World Cup Downhill racer Manon Carpenter's rise to stardom.
Duncan Philpott Photography


Running time

10 minutes

Country / Nationality

United Kingdom

Our Judges say:

So, So inspiring. How to bring up kids with healthy competition and positivity.

Claire Carter Writer, Film Officer for Kendal Mountain Festival, 'Creative Consultant'.

Hailing from the Welsh Valleys, Manon Carpenters passion for bikes started at an early age, driven from her Father's involvement in the Bmx/MTB scene building and holding races all over the UK. Showing talent at an early age her natural progression into racing, under the watchful eye of her dad 'Jason', lead to a quick and impressive rise into the top rankings of Women's Downhill MTB.