WORLD CUP RACING IS COMING TO AMERICA THIS WEEK

Riders will compete in both cross-country and downhill in West Virginia this weekend

 

World Cup racing returns to the U.S. this coming weekend in Snowshoe, West Virginia. Shown here is Nino Schurter, leading the way through the rock garden in the Elite Men’s XCO race at Snowshoe in September 2019. Photo by Bartek Wolinski / Red Bull Content Pool 

 

PRESS RELEASE:
SNOWSHOE, W. Va – (July 25, 2022) – Snowshoe Mountain is gearing up to host another round of Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup racing this weekend, July 29-31. Snowshoe is once again the only venue in the United States on the World Cup circuit this year, putting West
Virginia’s fast-growing mountain biking scene in the international spotlight. The event will feature the sport’s top athletes from all over the world competing in both downhill and cross country disciplines.
The event will be broadcast globally live on Red Bull TV. The event will also be open to spectators. Tickets are available for purchase at www.snowshoemtn.com/WorldCup
In 2019, Snowshoe hosted the first UCI MTB World Cup event on U.S. soil in half a decade, showcasing to the world the quality of mountain biking to be found in West Virginia. The event was celebrated widely as one of the most memorable World Cup races of all time, taking home the prized title of “2019 Event of the Year.”
This year’s World Cup events at Snowshoe will take place July 29-31, 2022.

ABOUT SNOWSHOE MOUNTAIN RESORT
Snowshoe Mountain is the perfect year-round destination for adventure-filled vacations in West Virginia. Snowshoe covers a total area of 11,000 acres in the Appalachian Mountain Range and includes the second highest point in the state at 4,848’ elevation. Snowshoe was chosen as the Best Ski Resort in the region by the readers of Blue Ridge Outdoors. The Snowshoe Bike Park was recently named the #1 Bike Park in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions by MTBParks.com, and played host to the 2019 Mercedes Benz UCI MTB World Cup Finals. Snowshoe offers the most skiable terrain in the region, extensive lodging options, fully developed mountain biking trails, a popular golf course designed by Gary Player, wedding and convention areas, and a wide variety of outdoor activities. Snowshoe Mountain Resort is part of the Alterra Mountain Company, and is included on the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. More details at www.snowshoemtn.com.

ABOUT ALTERRA MOUNTAIN COMPANY
Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, retail and service businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Also included in the portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service center in British Columbia, Canada. Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone. For more information, please visit www.alterramtnco.com.
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