Gravity Nelson Directors

Mountain Biking in Pine Forests

These are the rock-stars that started up Gravity Nelson and built it into the amazing company it is today. These guys are always down for a good yarn, a hearty laugh and of course, ready to shred anything and everything.



Alistair “El Jefe” Matthew: Chief facial hair officer and craft beer connoisseur.

Mountain Biking in New Zealand and around the world for more than 27 years, founder of GravityBolivia.com on Bolivia’s infamous “Death Road”, 20+ years of guiding and coaching mountain biking.



John “Baby Face” Butler: John has guided, coached, built trail, ridden and raced around the world including Chile, Bolivia, Colombia, Whistler, and New Zealand for far more years than his baby face suggests. His passion is bikes, and so it only made sense to bring it to the heart of New Zealand’s mountain bike paradise. 

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