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Rob Jones, the Canadian institution

Rob Jones, the Canadian institution The group of people who are very important for a mountain bike world championship certainly include journalists. They carry the news about an event like the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes-Benz in Albstadt into the world. One of the most prominent representatives of the mountain bike press…

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Maja Wloszczowska, mathematics and the Polish bubble

Maja Wloszczowska, mathematics and the Polish bubble She is an athlete who has rarely been introduced outside of her home country. Yet Maja Wloszczowska has embodied world-class format for 15 years. But the Polish athlete has not only won two Olympic silver medals, two world championship titles and is one of the medal candidates at…

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Sensitive tinkerer and visionary

Sensitive tinkerer and visionary The series 20 heads for 2020 delves deep into the early days of mountain biking with the number eight. Mike Kluge is ambassador for the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Albstadt and no one in Germany embodies the early days of this cycling discipline as much as the Berlin-born. It…

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Henrique Avancini

Henrique Avancini It’s not only because the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships 2020 will take place in Albstadt in June that the Worlds will be European dominated but also because there are 17 Europeans among the top 20 of the men’s world ranking list. Currently, in second place, the green of the Brazilian flag is…

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Cape-Epic – Bike heroes from Albstadt!

Cape Epic – Extreme hardships, fantastic experience Two Albstadt citizens dove head first into the toughest MTB adventure Stephan Salscheider, who is jointly responsible for the organisation of the Worlds 2020 in Albstadt, is also looking for a sporting challenge. As a former mountain bike racer, he took part in the Cape Epic in South…

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Faranak Partoazar: Cycling is passion and school of life

Faranak Partoazar: Cycling is passion and school of life In sports, the focus is on the best, athletes from the back rows are rarely noticed. Yet they are an indispensable part of the overall picture of a World Cup or World Championship. Faranak Partoazar finished 66th in the 2019 Albstadt World Cup, but the story…

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Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visits Albstadt

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visits Albstadt Albstadt resented itself from Friday to Sunday with a booth at the Track Cycling World Championship in the Berlin Velodrom. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas did not miss the opportunity to stop by at the Albstadt booth. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas was among the 20,000 visitors. The minister, who comes…

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Thomas Wickles: an intern and his dream job

Thomas Wickles: an intern and his dream job. The best women’s team in the 2019 World Cup was one based in Germany: The Ghost Factory Racing Team based in Waldsassen, Bavaria. Thomas Wickles is the man who has steered the fate of the team since its foundation in 2010 – and with great success. How…

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