Zermatt hosts the Enduro World Series

12/02/2018

Zermatt welcomes the Enduro World Series in 2019 and 2020 and brings the Enduro World Cup to Switzerland for the very first time.

From 18th to 22nd September 2019 everything revolves around mountain biking in Zermatt. During these days the 8th and last stage of the Enduro World Series goes down at the foot of the Matterhorn. "We are glad to be part of this Mountain bike spectacle and even more happy to host the finale and the awards ceremony of the event," says Christian Ziörjen, Event Manager at Zermatt Tourism.

The trainings take place from Wednesday to Friday before the races take place on Saturday and Sunday. "We will create an amazing atmosphere including an unique mountain bike experience on the best trails in Zermatt," says Christian Ziörjen. The focus lies on competition, experiences as well as companionship during these days.

Eight stages

The racetrack will be announced at a later stage. Before the race in Zermatt, seven other destinations host the Enduro World Series as well:

1st stage: Rotorua, New Zealand, 23rd March 2019
2nd stage: Derby, Tasmania, 30th March 2019
3rd stage: Machico, Madeira, 11th May 2019
4th stage: Canazei, Italy, 22nd June 2019
5th stage: Les Orres, France, 6th July 2019
6th stage: Whistler, Canada, 10th August 2019
7th stage: Northstar, USA, 24th August 2019
8th stage: Zermatt, Switzerland, 21st September 2019

It is already a fact that Zermatt will host a stage of the Enduro World Series in 2020 as well. The last stage always took place in Finale Ligure in Italy in the last few years. However, in 2019 Finale Ligure does not host a stage of the Enduro World Series anymore. Nevertheless, following to the last stage a team event in Finale Ligure will take place.

About the Enduro World Series

The Enduro World Series is an international mountain biking championship, that was established in 2012. Since then the Enduro World Series took root as the race series in Enduro Mountain biking. The competitor with the lowest total time (summed up over the eight rounds) wins the Enduro World Series.

 

Contact
Simona Altwegg, Media Manager Zermatt Tourism
Phone +41 (0)27 966 81 40, Mobile +41 (0)79 197 11 69
E-Mail: simona.altwegg@zermatt.ch