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cross country racing

BLUNK AND SWENSON CROWNED XC NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Morrison and Rude claim gold in professional enduro events

News release from USA Cycling Savilia Blunk. Photo by John Vargus COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Day six of the 2022 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships saw enduro, short-track, and cross-country national champions crowned.…
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LEOGANG’S WORLD CUP CROSS-COUNTRY RACES

Swiss and French riders repeat 2021 feat in difficult Austrian conditions

Race report courtesy of Red Bull: Mathias Flückiger doubled at Leogang again, repeating his performance of 2021. Photo: Bartek Wolinski/Red Bull Content Pool Mathias Flückiger and Loana Lecomte doubled up in Leogang for the second…
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PIDCOCK & MCCONNELL WIN THE WORLD CUP XCO RACES AT NOVE MESTO

Nino flats in lap 5, fights back to take third place and hold onto points lead

Olympic XCO champion Tom Pidcock secured his second consecutive XCO World Cup victory this year, while Australian Rebecca McConnell continued her perfect start to the women’s 2022 season with a third successive XCO win.
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WORLD CUP SHORT TRACK CROSS-COUNTRY RANKINGS

Look who's leading the points in the XCC category

This year, the UCI will be issuing World Cup titles to the Elite Women's and Elite Men's top racers in the Cross-Country Short Track competitions. Below you can see the current rankings for this new points category following this past…
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WORLD CUP XCO RESULTS FROM PETROPOLIS, BRAZIL

There was spectacular racing in the Elite Men's and Women's XC races in Brazil on Sunday

Nino Schurter scored his 33rd Elite Men's XCO World Cup win, tying Julian Absalon's record for the most Men's World Cup XCO wins in the history of the sport.
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MORE SURPRISES ON FRIDAY IN CAPE EPIC

South Africans storm Stage 5; Americans continue to battle for overall titles

Stage 5 of the Absa Cape Epic took the teams from the race village in Elandskloof to the new race village in Stellenbosch. The route took in three major climbs and it was Imbuko {Type} DEV who seized the opportunity and raced away to from…
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IS CYCLOCROSS IN THE WINTER OLYMPICS?

And could Olympic mountain bike champion Tom Pidcock win another Olympic gold medal this month?

Sports have to be held on ice or snow to be in the Winter Olympics. Since cyclocross does not have to be held on ice or snow, it has never been included in the Winter Olympics.
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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST JOLANDA NEFF

Rob Warner visited the 2021 Olympic gold medallist at her home in Switzerland to find out her training secrets and go riding with her on her home trails

Watch her training in an indoor bike park, doing wheelies, riding in the snow, and even playing soccer with her friends with all of them on bikes. Be sure to check out her juggling skills too, as she juggles three balls while standing on a…
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VIDEO: NINO SCHURTER, THE HUNT FOR GLORY, CHAPTER 6, MAKING HISTORY

Here's a video of Nino sharing some of the things that helped him become the top mountain biker in history

Earlier this year we asked some of the top riders in the world who they thought was the best mountain biker in history. Nino  Schurter is the guy who came up number one in most riders' opinions. Check out this video to learn more about what…
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ABSA EXTENDS LONG-STANDING SPONSORSHIP OF CAPE EPIC

Absa has contracted to be the race's sponsor for three more years

In Absa's deep history of involvement with sports and sporting events in Africa, the 16-year-long sponsorship of the Absa Cape Epic has been one of the Absa Group's longest-standing relationships. It has been, without doubt, one of Absa's…
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BEERS AND SARROU WIN 2021 CAPE EPIC

Absa Cape Epic wraps up in style in South Africa

Sarrou was at a loss for words after his eight days of mountain biking. “This is just incredible,” he said. “I have no words. It’s been such an amazing week riding with Matt. We had the yellow jersey right from the start and we never let it…
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