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2013 U.S. MTB Marathon Nationals Recap

Twenty-one national titles awarded at Marathon Mountain Bike Nationals on Saturday

Sun Valley, Idaho (July 6, 2013) – Twenty-one Stars-and-Stripes jerseys were awarded today at the 2013 USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships on the final day of the Ride Sun Valley Festival in Sun Valley, Idaho.

In the pro/open events, Todd Wells (Durango, Colo./Specialized Racing) and Monique “Pua” Mata (Yucaipa, Calif./Sho-Air-Cannondale) repeated their victories from a year ago.

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2013 XCM World Championship Results


Men’s Top Ten

  1. Christoph Sauser (SUI) 4:30:13
  2. Alban Lakata (AUT) 4:30:17
  3. Hector Leonardo Paez Leon (COL)4:33:25
  4. Kristian Hynek(CZE) 4:39:43
  5. Urs Huber (SUI) 4:40:01
  6. Tiago Jorge Oliveira Ferreira (POR) 4:40:37
  7. Lukas Buchli(SUI) 4:41:20
  8. Karl Platt(GER) 4:41:49
  9. Thomas Stoll (SUI) 4:45:11
  10. Adrian Brzozka (POL) 4:46:11 Continue Reading →

Gunn-Rita & Sauser Take XCM World Championship

UCI MTB Marathon World Championships: Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa and Christoph Sauser Crowned


The first of the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships took place on Saturday with the Marathon, in Brixental, Austria, and some familiar faces took the top step of the podium.  Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa (Norway) won her fifth Marathon world title in the women’s race, while Christoph Sauser (Switzerland) took his third in the men’s competition.  Continue Reading →