On September 3, 2022, 42 E-Bike world champions were presented in Ischgl. At the world's biggest everyman E-Bike race, 1106 riders from 26 nations took part in the "Everyone" and "Elite" classes. Elite world champions with the fastest times were Daniel Klemme from Germany in the men's category and Barbara Oberdorfer from Italy in the women's category. Among the race participants were again prominent names such as former professional soccer player Walter Schachner and Olympic snowboard champion Benjamin Karl. The E-Bike World Championship for Everyone was the kick-off event for the beginning of the new event series "Golden Summits" in the Paznaun valley and the first of four sporting highlights.
Save the Date: In 2023, the E-Bike World Championships for Everyone will take place from September 1 to 2 in Ischgl and Galtür.
On September 3, 2022, the E-Bike World Championships for Everyone were held for the second time in Ischgl and Galtür and made the dreams of 1106 professional athletes and occasional cyclists from 26 nations come true. A total of 42 world champions were crowned in the Elite and Everyone classes. "The fact that we were able to increase the number of participants so quickly after Ischgl’s premiere in 2021, shows us that we are hitting the right notes with this race event," says a delighted Alexander von der Thannen, chairman of the Tourism Association Paznaun – Ischgl. The fastest times in each of the elite class categories were, Daniel Klemme from Germany in the men's category and Barbara Oberdorfer from Italy in the women's category. The E-Bike world champions 2022 covered, on a technically demanding course with steep climbs and spectacular single trails, 1,180 meters of altitude over 37 km . On the panoramic 26-kilometer-long Everyone course a gain of over 740 meters of altitude was made 40 participants managed to meet the set gold limit of 55:30 minutes and thus secure their world championship title.
Special regulations at the world's biggest E-Bike race
"While in the elite class the fastest e-biker becomes world champion, the participants in the Everyone class compete against the defined riding time limits of gold, silver and bronze. If they fall within one of the three limits, the e-bikers will receive an official Everyman World Championship gold, silver or bronze medal. Whoever falls within the gold limit can then also call themselves a world champion," Dr. Markus Mitterdorfer of the E-Bike World Federation explains the rules. In addition to the overall ranking, there are also category prizes according to age group and gender.
All info: www.ebikewm.com.
New event series in Paznaun: Golden Summits
With the E-Bike World Championship for Everyone, the new event series Golden Summits started in Paznaun. Here, guests and locals can expect a "Golden Autumn" from September 2 to October 16, 2022 in the villages of Galtür, Ischgl, Kappl and See with exciting events around culinary, culture and sports as well as a wide-ranging activity program. The sporting program highlights included the E-Bike World Championships for Everyone in Ischgl, the Boulder Weekend with climbing greats Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Zangerl on September 10 and 11 in Galtür, the Mountain Bike Weekend with RedBull professional athlete Tom Öhler on October 1 and 2 in Kappl and the Paragliding Weekend with RedBull paragliding pilot Aaron Durogati, on October 8 and 9 in See.
All information about the Golden Summits: here