Baxter Maiwald

Australian Downhill Rider, Trail Builder & Creative Director

Baxter Maiwald defines what it is to be a bike rider. Pursuing multiple disciplines at the highest levels, riding a fine balance between the winning edge and pure fun. From national podiums to big free ride sends, Baxter is a true all-round athlete. 

Emerald, Victoria

Career Highlights

3rd place, Crankworx Summer Series, NZ

4th place, New Zealand National DH champs 2023

8th place, Crankworx Cairns, Speed and Style 2023

3 podium positions at Australian National DH Champs, 2020/21/22 (Elite)

1st place IXS European cup, Schladming 2018 (junior)

Australian National DH Champion 2017 (Junior)

Australian National Series Winner 2017 (Junior)

1st place Crankworx Air DH, Rotorua 2017 (junior)

3 top 15 finishes at UCI world cups 2017 (junior)

Beyond the Tape Podcast

In this episode, Darren Mallard catch up with one of their favourite humans Baxter Maiwald. They chat about moving to NZ so he could ride and train more. His successes and downfalls at the Crankworx summer series and his huge crash at Crankworx Cairns.

Beyond the Tape Podcast

In this Episode Darren Mallard chatted with Baxter about his massive edit "NOTION". They talk about the building process and the editing that went into the video. They also had a chat about World Champs selection and his thoughts on the race.

Beyond the Tape Podcast

This episode is a little bit different, Jai and Baxter interview Darren Mallard. These are two guys who Daren respect for their honesty and drive when it comes to all aspects of life. They chat about lives at the minute, bike setup, riding, and they ask Darren Mallard a few questions about his history and the podcast.