There is currently still one race left on the calendar of the iXS Downhill Cup, but the omnipresent crisis is now crossing this out too. After a long struggle for feasibility, Maribor must now be cancelled without replacement.
After the downhill season couldn't really get started this year, it was now Steinach in Thuringia, where a first race could take place under pandemic conditions. About 230 participants from 14 different nations came to attend the Specialized RockShox Rookies Cup.
A glimpse into the future of the downhill sport took place today at the Specialized RockShox Rookies Cup. A big group of the fastest mountain bike rookies dabbled in a great competition on an extremely diverse, demanding and fun looking track. Here are the results.
Here are the seeding run results from the technically challenging and physically gruelling Rookies Cup in Steinach. More than 200 riders took the chance of what is probably the only race of the season and gave a first taste of what we can expect tomorrow.