Athletes race against the clock down a fast, technical course chock-full of tree roots, bumps, jumps and other natural obstacles. As well as being renowned as one of the top courses on the world tour, Mont-Sainte-Anne is also considered one of the most physically challenging. You won’t want to miss this!
The cross-country short track is a short and dynamic race for about 25 minutes. The short track event happens on a course that is roughly 1 to 1.5 km long and can include lots of laps during a single race which is designed to be spectator friendly. The race is held on a short and flowing course with fewer amount of terrain obstacles.
It’s an Olympian feat of skill and endurance as athletes tackle the technical uphill and downhill sections of this Olympic-grade course. Riders race around a loop 5 to 7 times, with the women aiming for a time of around 1 hour and 30 minutes and men shooting for closer to 1:45.
Cross-country short track (XCC)
Cross-country Olympic (XCO) and Véli-kidz race