The Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission is seeking expressions of interest from male or female riders to compete in the 2018 European Cross-country (XCO) Championships which are being held in Glasgow 7 August 2018 and the 2018 World Cross-country (XCO) Championships which are being held in Lenzerheide, Switzerland 5-9 September 2018.
A maximum of two riders would be sent to each event (less if riders do not meet the criteria) along with support staff. The race categories would be Junior and Elite riders.
The rider must have a current UCI competition membership licence with the country code “IRL”.
The rider should be displaying commitment to cross-country mountain bike racing by competing outside of Ireland during the 2018 season. Results should show high position finishes in either Elite, Expert or Junior categories (Top 10 results).
Those interested in putting their name forward need to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and
- stating whether you are available to compete in the European championships, the World Championships or both,
- attaching their cycling CV.
An example CV is provided here.
This email needs to arrive by close of play on Friday 29 June 2018. Riders will be selected by mid July 2018.
The email address above can also be used for queries about these events.