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09.10.17
CANADA’S MIRANDA MILLER WINS WORLD DOWNHILL TITLE

Cairns, AUS, September 10, 2017 – Canada concluded the Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia, on Sunday, with a world championship title for Miranda Miller of Squamish, BC, in the Elite women’s category. It is the first Elite Downhill world title for Canada since Cindy Devine won in 1990, the first year of the […]

09.09.17
BATTY 7TH AT MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cairns, AUS, September 9, 2017 – Cross-country competition at the Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia, concluded on Saturday with the final three titles awarded.  Canada’s top result was by Emily Batty of Brooklin, Ontario, in seventh place in the Elite women’s competition. Team Canada Head Coach Dan Proulx, summarized the project positively:  “We […]

09.08.17
FORTIER 12TH IN U23 MEN AT MTB WORLDS

Cairns, AUS, September 8, 2017 – Canada had two riders in the top-20 in the U23 men’s cross-country race on Friday at the Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia, with Marc-Andre Fortier of Victoriaville, Quebec, finishing 12th and Quinton Disera of Horseshoe Valley, Ontario, finishing 17th.  Sam Gaze of New Zealand successfully defended his […]

09.07.17
CANADA WINS FIRST MEDAL AT MTB WORLDS

Cairns, AUS, September 7, 2017 – Canada won its first medal of the 2017 Mountain Bike Championships on Thursday in Cairns, Australia, with Holden Jones of Squamish, BC, finishing third in the Junior Men’s competition.  Roxane Vermette of St-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Quebec, was the top Canadian in the Junior women’s race, finishing 16th. The men’s five lap […]

09.06.17
CANADA TENTH IN TEAM RELAY AT MTB WORLDS

Cairns, AUS, September 6, 2017 – Team Canada opened the Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia, with a tenth place performance on Wednesday in the Team Relay.  Switzerland won the title ahead of Denmark and France. For 2017 the Team Relay made a significant change to the format, adding a fifth rider to each […]

08.27.17
ILES WINS SIXTH DH WORLD CUP & OVERALL TITLE

Val di Sole, August 27, 2017 – Junior Downhill world champion Finn Iles (Specialized) of Whistler, BC, concluded the World Cup season in Val di Sole, Italy, on Saturday with his sixth win in the seven round series to cement his hold on the overall World Cup title. In the Elite men’s category, Mark Wallace […]

08.17.17
CYCLING CANADA ANNOUNCES STRONG SQUAD FOR MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Ottawa, August 17, 2017 – Cycling Canada is pleased to announce the team of 46 riders that will represent Canada at the Mountain Bike World Championships, to be held in Cairns, Australia, on September 5-10. Team Canada includes an Olympic medalist, former and current world champions, plus some of Canada’s most promising riders for the […]

08.07.17
FINN ILES WINS FIFTH DH WORLD CUP AT MONT-STE-ANNE

Mont-Ste-Anne, August 7, 2017 – Canadian riders appeared on the podiums in both Downhill and Cross-country over the weekend at the Mountain Bike World Cup in Mont-Ste-Anne, Quebec. Racing began on Saturday with Round 6 of the Downhill, and BC Junior rider Finnley Iles (Specialized) continued his dominance by taking his fifth win in six […]

08.04.17
TREMBLAY SWEEPS MOUNTAIN BIKE EVENTS AT CANADA GAMES

WINNIPEG, August 4, 2017 – The mountain bike events at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, concluded on Thursday with the women’s and men’s sprint elimination competition.  Anne-Julie Tremblay of Quebec took her third gold medal in as many events in the women’s race, while Rhys Verner of British Columbia won his second gold […]

08.03.17
MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CUP RETURNS TO MONT-STE-ANNE THIS WEEKEND

MONT-STE-ANNE, August 3, 2017 – Once again, the attention of the mountain bike world turns to Mont-Ste-Anne, Quebec, this weekend, for Round 6 of the Downhill World Cup and Round 5 of the Cross-country World Cup.  MSA is one of the legendary stops on the World Cup circuit; the only venue to have participated in […]

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