You’d struggle to find someone who knows every gully, ridge and hump of the Christchurch Adventure Park as intimately as Aaron Hogg.

The 49-year-old graphic designer has spent countless hours swinging off the tools carving out, or overseeing the construction of, some of the park’s most popular trails.

But Hogg’s knowledge and trail-building in the area began well before CAP was established; soon after discovering mountain biking 10 years ago, the former surfer was introduced to a small network of pirate trails in the Worsleys pine forest (where the Adventure Park now resides) and was quickly hooked.

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