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Leogang To Host UCI World Cup In 2015

Aug 4, 2014
by Bikepark Leogang  
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has published the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill (DHI) and Cross Country (XCO) calendar. For the fifth time the world’s downhill elite will return to Bikepark Leogang for another action packed weekend of racing.

by Michael Marte

Each year, the bike park candidates wait in suspense for the announcement of the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill and Cross Country World Cup stops. It is now confirmed that the 2015 UCI Downhill World Cup will be stopping in Saalfelden Leogang (AUT) as well as Lourdes (FRA), Nove Mesto (CZE), Albstadt (GER), Fort William (GBR), Lenzerheide (SUI), Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN), Windham (USA) and Val di Sole (ITA).

by Bartek Wolinski

Bikepark Leogang will welcome the downhill racers on June 13th and 14th 2015. The new addition to the calendar, Lourdes will also host a downhill stop as well as the famous Fort William track in Scotland. Alongside the Downhill races, Cross Country battles will take place in Lenzerheide, Mont-Saint-Anne, Windham and Val Di Sole. Individual XCO races will be held in Albstadt and Nove Mesto.

by Michael Marte

Kornel Grundner, head of the Bikepark Leogang, is really excited with the UCI’s decision: "We are honored that the UCI has shown us its confidence for the fifth time. Preparations are already underway as of now, and we will do everything possible to build on the success of the past years."


7 Comments

  • 4 0
 I really do hope (don't think but hope) that they start using some of their natural terrain again cause the have the perfect spot but they keep builidng handmade rockgardens and that kind of stuff which is really sad :/
  • 2 0
 would be interesting what the downhill racers will say about this. ^^
  • 1 0
 Hahaha, can't wait for the comments on the DH race...
  • 1 1
 Would love to see a World Cup in the Bikepark Semmering on the Zau[:ber:]g! Smile
  • 2 1
 and why? Semmering is not a worldcup track. Its actually small and so easy to ride. Sorry but your suggestion is just too stupid
  • 1 0
 Which track do you mean?
  • 1 0
 yesssss!!! freu mich schon ^^

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