• The ultimate test

    Season opener on the island 🏝️

Losinj is definitely no stranger to mountain biking. The island has often been the stage for the Downhill World Cup and has mesmerized the participants with its unique Mediterranean feeling. Now this breathtaking scenery will be the setting for the epic opening of the iXS European Downhill Cup again. This is where adrenaline meets sea breeze as the elite teams show off their skills and prepare for the season ahead.

It's more than just a race. It's an opportunity for the top riders to compete in a spectacular setting. The Losinj course is the ultimate test after the off-season. The excitement builds as each athlete is desperate to show where they stand after the winter break. The iXS European Downhill Cup will provide the sport with unforgettable moments from the island for the third year in a row this season.

Armin Pilv EDC Losinj 2022
Crew Fans EDC Losinj 2022
Igor Vasko EDC Losinj 2022
Trophies EDC Losinj 2022 2
Juho Mattus EDC Losinj 2022

The challenge 🇭🇷

The track in Losinj is not only unique, but also represents an extremely demanding challenge with its 1.35 km and 245 meters of depth. The rocky terrain, paired with huge jumps, leads the riders through various sections. These are characterized by rocks, small cliffs and boulders. A forest section with good grip offers a brief recovery before the final sprint demands the last of your strength.

Karolis Krukauskas EDC Losinj 2023

Legacy of Brutality 💪🏽

Jan Grosch EDC Losinj 2023

Into Insanity 🤯

Previous race 🏁

Last year's final was a real rollercoaster, characterized by rain, mud and wind, which raised the level of difficulty to a new level. In the Elite Men class, Adam Rojcek (🇸🇰 - Osmos Gravity Team) surprised everyone with a masterful line choice and secured first place with a time of 2:09.151 minutes. In the Elite Women class, Léona Pierrini (🇫🇷 - Union Sinter Factory Racing Team) delivered an equally exciting race and secured victory in only her second Elite season.

"At the start of the race, I was confident in my abilities and all the hard work I've put into this sport. The run was really at the limit, which is why I'm now very happy about this success."

Adam Rojcek 🇸🇰
Adam Rojcek EDC Losinj 2023 2

"I had a really good line during my run. I played it a bit safe to avoid crashing, which ultimately gave me my first victory in the elite class."

Léona Pierrini 🇫🇷
Léona Pierrini - EDC Losinj 2023.jpg

Don't miss out 🫵🏼

The season opener on the sunny island of Losinj is always something special. The race takes place from April 26 to 28. If you want to experience this unique race, you should register as early as possible, as the opening race of the iXS European Downhill Cup is usually booked out quickly. Registration opens on February 27 at 5:00 pm.

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