5,062 participants made this unique region to the hotspot of the mountain bike scene!
Despite heavy rainfalls, 768 bikers lined up at 5 am in the morning to tackle the Salzkammergut-Trophy.
It has been a stunning and hard fought race whereby Konny Looser, the current Spanish MTB Champion Joseba Albiuzu Lizaso and the 2012 Trophy winner Ondre Fojtik provided a exciting race.
At the end, after 7119 meter of elevation and a time of 10..24.32 , merely 2 seconds made the difference between the Swiss winner Looser and Joseba Albiuzu Lizaso.
Sabine Sommer defends her title!
Sabine Sommer made it once again, and her winner time of 12.50.12 earned for her the legendary Trohy-devil. The winner of 2014 Milena Cesnakova from Czech Republic followed her closely, whereby the podium had been rounded up by Irina Krenn [AUT}. In total 22 women lined up for this distance however only 14 of them finished.
B-Distance: Winner Matous Ulman [CZE] and Barbara Mayer [AUT]
One and two went to Czech Republik. Matous Ulman’s time of the 119.5 km distance: 5:03:59, followed by Jiří Novák (5:06:46) and a local hero from Gosau Lukas Islitzer (AUT/5:14:14). Barbara Mayer (AUT) won the women category: 6:04:58. Runner up Jana Pichlíková (CZE) 6:24:54 and Cemile Trommler (GER/ 6:48:31) took 3..
2. Edition of Bosch eMTB-Trophy!
The successful Bosch eMTB-Trophy at the Salzkammergut-Trophy took place once again. More than 32,5 Kilometer and 1.180 meter of elevation had been classified in a so called "Section-Control-Modus". The rider had to pace themselves tactically so that their remaining energy had been distributed evenly. 1. place goes to Greta Weithaler (ITA) and Kurt Mitgutsch (AUT).
New: Gravel-Marathon powered by Dachstein-Salzkammergut!
The Salzkammergut-Trophy is well known for its multiple categories like Tandem, Fatbike, E-Bike und Unicycle. This year, the gravel category made its debut on the C-distance with 74 Km.
The racer could apply their cross-country as well as cyclocross technique. Its been won by Monika Trista of RC Neulengbach and the Swiss Christian Heule.
The Trophy-Sunday concluded a stunning unicycle-Downhill race as well as with SCOTT-Junior-Trophy.
Junior-Trophy – little Biker huge achievement!
The ASVÖ SCOTT Junior-Trophy saw 465 Kids at the start line. The youngest kids showed a spectacular race on the tricky parcour.
The older kids made sure that the challenging route has been raced with finesse and proper technique.
Unicycle-Downhill: South Tyrolean starter dominates!
On Sunday at 9 am, 73 Downhiller lined up for a selective und challenging route from Predigstuhl into Goiserer Tal, where the winner was celebrated on the market square.
Unicycle –Downhill was won by Michael Rabensteiner from Italy followed by his brother Florian. 3rd place goes to Lukas Huber from Italy.
Just like the men, the women win goes to the Italian Laura Baumgartner followed by Vera Hofer and Sarah Baumgartner.
Austrian-Champion: Cornelia Panozzo and Johannes Baumkirchner!
Austrian-Championship was awarded Under the Unicycle – the Downhill. Lena Maierhofer from Hirm (Bgld) and Johannes Baumkirchner from Gallspach (OÖ) are the Austrian Unicycle DH-Champs of 2017!
5.062 Participants – 43 Nations – 11 Categories!
There were 11 different categories of the Salzkammergut-Trophy in total. 5.062 Participants – 43 Nations took the challenge in this unique place next to Hallstättersee. It became once more the hub of the mountain-bike scene. Besides all those events and races the Trophy program presented another highlights too, like Bike-Expo with more than 90 exhibitors, party tent and helicopter-trips, etc. On the anniversary eve of the Trophy numerous members of the Trophy-Team led by Martin Huber und Bernhard Höll, supporter, honored guests as well as well-known and former winners of the Race had been presented.
Results of all categories, News und Photos to be find at: www.trophy.at
Note – 21st Edition of Salzkammergut-Trophy will be held on July 13-15 2018