The off-season is winding down but the XC riders are revving up for the beginning of the 2019 UCI XCO MTB World Cup. Before we jump into 2019, let’s take a look back at what went down in 2018. The new short track discipline was introduced, making things a bit more interesting and giving riders the opportunity to collect valuable points towards the overall World Cup. Between the new format and the rising stars, the competition is fierce as ever for 2019! What can we expect from top contenders like Nino Schurter, Matthieu Van Der Pole, Sam Gaze, Jolanda Neff, Annika Langvad, and Emily Batty? Tune-in this season to find out!