2013 Reader Poll: Nino Schurter and Rachel Atherton voted mountain bikers of the year

Cross country racer Nino Schurter and downhiller Rachel Atherton were voted by Cyclingnews readers as Male and Female Mountain Bikers of the Year for 2013.

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Male Mountain Biker of the Year
#Rider NameResult
1Nino Schurter23.3%
2Julien Absalon18.8%
3Gee Atherton14.0%
4Christoph Sauser11.4%
5Greg Minnaar9.1%
6Steve Smith7.4%
7Paul van der Ploeg6.0%
8Jerome Clementz5.0%
9Daniel Federspiel2.9%
10Joost Wichman2.1%
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Female Mountain Biker of the Year
#Rider NameResult
1Rachel Atherton29.1%
2Julie Bresset16.3%
3Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa13.4%
4Caroline Buchanan9.2%
5Tracy Moseley9.0%
6Maja Wloszczowska8.1%
7Tanja Zakelj5.2%
8Alexandra Engen4.1%
9Emmeline Ragot3.3%
10Jenny Rissveds2.3%

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Sue George is an editor at Cyclingnews.  She coordinates all of the site's mountain bike race coverage and assists with the road, 'cross and track coverage.