Contact & Media

Here you will find different information to press releases and image database.
Head Office
Jacqueline Odermatt

Verein Bike Weltcup
Postfach 984
7078 Lenzerheide
P +41 81 385 58 00
mtbworldcup@lenzerheide.com
PR/Media
Carmen Hartmann

Verein Bike Weltcup
Postfach 984
7078 Lenzerheide
P +41 81 385 57 30
media@lenzerheide.com

Newsroom

Below you will find current and former press releases, the link to the image database as well as further information on media work during the UCI Mountain Bike World Cups 2019 in Lenzerheide. Questions? Contact us, we are pleased to help you.

Accreditation

We invite all media organisations to report live from Lenzerheide.

In order to be able to make all preparations in good time, we ask you to register online by Wednesday, July 31st 2019at the latest.

Note: All applications are audited by the UCI.

Online accreditation
15 Results
  • Lenzerheide
    5. September 2018

    Switzerland wins first gold on home soil

    The 2018 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes Benz got off to a great start for the host nation as Switzerland took gold in the Cross-Country Team Relay, followed by Germany in second and Denmark in third place. The Parade of Flags featuring the 57 participating nations officially kicked off the biggest mountain bike event of the year. Shortly after the opening ceremony, the first medal race, the Cross-Country Team Relay, got underway in the glorious late summer sun of the Swiss Alps. The thousands of fans lining the cross-country track were especially excited to cheer on their own team, as Switzerland stood to defend their 2017 UCI World Champion title.
  • Lenzerheide
    29. August 2018

    Demanding Tracks, Gold Rush and Rainbow Stripes

    The 2018 Mountain Bike World Cup might already be history, but the battle for glory in Downhill and Cross Country is about to reach another level! The world’s best mountain bike athletes and the rising stars of the future generation will be competing for gold medals and rainbow stripes during the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes-Benz from September 5-9 in Lenzerheide. 10 athletes and one national team will be crowned as World Champions in front of tens of thousands of supporters. First though athletes in both disciplines will have to overcome the demanding tracks. Tickets for the whole week or single days are available at www.lenzerheide2018.com.
  • Lenzerheide
    7. August 2018

    Lenzerheide presents first-class bike festival

    The Lenzerheide holiday region will host the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships 2018 from 5 to 9 September 2018. In addition to the cross country and downhill races, mountain bike fans on site can look forward to a varied supporting programme. The show at Switzerland's first and biggest Whip Off Contest will be particularly exciting. In addition to professional athletes and members of the Flying Metal crew, «Local Heros» can also take part. The application phase for the wildcards is already underway.
  • Lenzerheide
    26. July 2018

    A Flood of Medals Forecasted for Lenzerheide

    In only a few weeks time, the spotlight will shine on Lenzerheide, Switzerland, where the grand finale of the mountain bike season will unfold. The world’s best mountain bikers and the rising stars of the future generation will be competing at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes-Benz from September 5-9. Cross Country and Downhill athletes will perform in front of 30,000 stoked spectators and fans.
  • Lenzerheide
    5. June 2018

    MTB Business Forum in Lenzerheide

    This year’s MTB Business Forum will take place on Friday, 7 September 2018 in Lenzerheide during of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. This year the Forum, which is still in its early years, will primarily deal with the future of bike events. New event formats and technology trends will be presented during panel discussions and presentations.
  • Lenzerheide
    23. May 2018

    Successful acquisition of sponsors forms the basis of event planning

    For the organisers, the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships are the culmination of a four-year preparation phase. Thanks to the successful acquisition of sponsors, the foundations for the planning of this major bike festival in Lenzerheide were laid early on.
  • Lenzerheide
    8. May 2018

    #fullgasmtb: Oil the chainsaws and prep the cowbells…

    After battling it out in the humid heat of Cairns last year, the Mountain Bike World Championships are returning to Europe this autumn! The world’s best Cross-Country and Downhill athletes visited Lenzerheide for three MTB World Cups in the past three years and will be returning to the Rothornbahn in East Switzerland for the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes-Benz from September 5-9, 2018. Undoubtedly the riders will be giving it their all in preparation for the hunt for the coveted rainbow stripes. However, a prestigious event like this also requires the fans and spectators to put in the work, so they can support their favorite stars, pushing both themselves and the athletes to the limit, in hope of being able to celebrate with champagne and gold medals. The Swiss hosts are already at it: lenzerheide2018.com
Media Documentation

Details about the media documentaries will follow here.

IMAGE DATABASE

In the image database you will find up-to-date footage and a large selection of library photos of the Lenzerheide holiday region and the events we offer.

All images can be used in print and online media for an editorial purpose. The reference source is cumpulsory.