2019 UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHPS AWARDED TO MONT-SAINTE-ANNE, QC
OTTAWA, ON, October 12, 2016. – Cycling Canada and the Corporation Événements d’été de Québec are pleased to announce that Canada has been awarded by the International Cycling Union (UCI) the right to host the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike (and Masters Mountain Bike) World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC. The announcement was made at the end […]
CANADIAN JUNIORS FINISH 1-2 AT DOWNHILL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Canadian riders Finnley Iles (Whistler, BC) and Magnus Manson (Vancouver, BC) dominated the Junior Men’s race at the Downhill World Championships in Val di Sole, Italy, on Sunday, with Iles winning the world title and Manson taking the silver medal.
CANADIAN DOWNHILLERS READY FOR 2016 UCI MTB DOWNHILL AND TRIALS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Twelve athletes will represent Canada at the 2016 UCI MTB Downhill and Trials World Championships in Val di Sole, ITA, from Sept. 6 to 11.
CANADA CUP DOWNHILL SERIES CONCLUDES IN WHISTLER
Canada’s national domestic mountain bike series, the Canada Cup, concluded on August 19-20 in Whistler, BC. Both the Cross-country (XCO) and Downhill (DHI) series had their final rounds in Whistler, during the Crankworx Festival.
SMITH & L’ESPERANCE TAKE CANADA CUP XCO TITLES
Canada’s national domestic mountain bike series, the Canada Cup, concluded on August 19-20 in Whistler, BC. Both the Cross-country (XCO) and Downhill series had their final rounds in Whistler, during the Crankworx Festival.
BOUCHARD 27TH IN MEN’S MOUNTAIN BIKE AT RIO
Léandre Bouchard was the top Canadian in the Olympic mountain bike race for men on Sunday, finishing 27th. Raphaël Gagné, Canada’s second rider, finished 40th. Bouchard finished the 34.5-kilometre race in a time of one hour, 42 minutes and 43 seconds. He was nine minutes and 15 seconds behind gold medalist Nino Schurter of Switzerland. Defending Olympic champion Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic took the silver medal and Carlos Coloma Nicolas of Spain won bronze.
PENDREL TAKES OLYMPIC BRONZE, BATTY FOURTH
Canada’s Catharine Pendrel made one of the most amazing comebacks in mountain bike history to win the bronze medal in Women’s Mountain Bike on Saturday. She was followed across the line in fourth place by team mate Emily Batty. Jenny Rissveds of Sweden won the gold medal and Maja Wloszczowska of Poland took the silver.
OLYMPIC PROFILES – CANADIAN MOUNTAIN BIKE ATHLETES
As the Olympic Games come to an end, meet the athletes who will be competing in the mountain bike discipline on August 20 and 21st. Catharine Pendrel Catharine Pendrel is one of Canada’s most decorated cross-country mountain bikers, with two world titles to her name, plus two overall World Cup titles and 12 World Cup […]
PENDREL WINS MONT-STE-ANNE WORLD CUP FOR RECORD 4TH TIME
Catharine Pendrel (Luna Pro Team) of Kamloops, BC, won the 12th Mountain Bike World Cup of her career on Sunday at Mont-Ste-Anne, Quebec, in the Elite Women’s competition. She was joined on the podium by Emily Batty (Trek Factory Racing) of Brooklin, Ontario, who finished third. It is Pendrel’s fourth win at Mont-Ste-Anne, setting a record in the women’s field. Pendrel and Batty will represent Canada at the Olympic Games on August 20th.
ILES & MILLER ON DOWNHILL PODIUMS AT MSA WORLD CUP
Two Canadians finished on the podium at the Mont Ste Anne World Cup Downhill on Saturday, with Finnley Iles (Specialized Gravity) finishing second in the Junior men, and Miranda Miller (Specialized SRAM) fifth in the women. in the Elite men, Mark Wallace (Devinci Global racing) was the top Canadian, in 25th place.