UCI MTB World Cup Crans Montana: Tom Pidcock doubles up in Switzerland with dominant XCO solo victory

Tom Pidcock rides solo to XCO victory at WHOOP UCI MTB World Series race
Tom Pidcock rides solo to XCO victory at WHOOP UCI MTB World Series race (Image credit: WHOOP UCI Mountain Bike World Series)

Tom Pidcock doubled up with the cross-country victory Sunday at Crans-Montana in the WHOOP UCI MTB World Series. He finished a full minute ahead of runner-up Mathias Flückiger (Thömus Maxon).

Luca Braidot (Santa Cruz RockShox Pro Team) outsprinted XCO World Cup leader Nino Schurter (Scott-SRAM MTB Racing) for third place, the duo 2:05 behind the searing pace set by Pidcock.

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Jackie Tyson
North American Production editor

Jackie has been involved in professional sports for more than 30 years in news reporting, sports marketing and public relations. She founded Peloton Sports in 1998, a sports marketing and public relations agency, which managed projects for Tour de Georgia, Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah and USA Cycling. She also founded Bike Alpharetta Inc, a Georgia non-profit to promote safe cycling. She is proud to have worked in professional baseball for six years - from selling advertising to pulling the tarp for several minor league teams. She has climbed l'Alpe d'Huez three times (not fast). Her favorite road and gravel rides are around horse farms in north Georgia (USA) and around lavender fields in Provence (France), and some mtb rides in Park City, Utah (USA).

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