Crankworx World Tour


Athlete Info Rotorua


Registration for the following events is open as of September 1st at 10:00am NZDT – REGISTER HERE **Please note, registration in most CWNEXT categories has sold out already due to popular demand. Please make sure to register for the waitlist**

Registration Deadline: October 27th at 11:59pm NZDT

Competitors must register is the same category across all events (unfortunately can’t register in Pro for one race and Amateur for another race).

Registration will not be offered onsite – only a check-in desk for pre-registered competitors.

The following events are Pro Invitational and do not have open registration.

  • CLIF Speed & Style Rotorua presented by Mons Royale
  • Maxxis Slopestyle in Memory of McGazza
  • RockShox Pump Track Rotorua presented by Torpedo7
  • TREK Official Oceania Whip-Off Championships

Entry fees for Crankworx Rotorua are fully refundable (minus service fees) for any reason up until September 30th at 11:59pm. Refund requests must be received in writing to After this time, event organizers will consider case by case proportionate refund requests.

All entries are fully non-refundable or transferable after the registration deadline of October 27th, 11:59pm (even in the case of injury or mechanical problems).

Competitors who need to withdraw after the registration deadline should email to confirm their withdrawal otherwise they will appear on the start list as a DNS.


Race Category Eligibility (age and gender) for all Crankworx events will be determined by the athletes Cycling NZ or UCI license. For athletes who do not possess a Cycling NZ or UCI license, and do not require one for any of the races in which they are entered, Race Category Eligibility (age and gender) will be determined by the athletes birth certificate or passport. Athletes may be required to provide evidence at the point of athlete registration or accreditation (at the discretion of the Athlete Manager or Event Director).


Full-face helmets are required for all Crankworx events (Downhills, Dual Slalom, Enduros, Whip-off, Dual Speed & Style, Pumptrack and Slopestyle)


Racers in the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill will also be subject to other mandatory protection requirements as per Cycling NZ Rules

Ages 17+:
-Full face helmet (Any 1 or 2-Piece helmet with approved Safety Certification is permitted – see Cycling NZ Rules for approved safety certification standards)

Spinal/shoulder protection, neck brace and full finger gloves highly recommended.

Ages 16 and under:
-Full face helmet (Any 1 or 2-Piece helmet with approved Safety Certification is permitted – see Cycling NZ Rules for approved safety certification standards)
-Neck brace

Spinal/shoulder protection and full finger gloves highly recommended.


Peak Safety Dispatch Number: 0800WHAKA1

First response and medical services at Crankworx Rotorua are provided by Peak Safety and Ascent Medical Support.

Peak Safety are experts in first response and extraction. They operate the Rotorua Mountain Bike Patrol and have wide experience in mountain biking and other outdoor sports. Peak medics provide on course first response across the Crankworx Rotorua events. Ascent Medical Support provide doctors for a range of endurance and extreme sports events around New Zealand. Their doctors are used to the specific requirements of athletes and mountain bikers. They run a field medical clinic trackside at the Crankworx Rotorua event village.

Crankworx Rotorua, Peak Safety and Ascent Medical Support are committed to proving high quality, up to date, medical services to competitors. Practice is aligned with internationally recognized guidelines.

Concussion is a specific area for focus in mountain biking. Crankworx Rotorua has a structured concussion assessment and management protocol in place for ensuring athletes get the best possible care when affected by a concussion. Ascent Medical Support are leading the way in developing a mountain bike specific protocol. The aim is to identify athletes at risk of further harm and make sure they can start concussion recovery in the most appropriate way. This process is aligned with recent international concussion research and with Cycling New Zealand protocols. For more information on the concussion protocol please contact

Ascent Medical Support operates a track side clinic for assessing and managing injuries as they happen. The doctors are also able to follow up athletes on site during the Crankworx week as required. This includes follow ups for athletes at risk of a concussion. They are also able to arrange xrays and further treatment through local Rotorua providers. Contact details for the event doctors are available via


Emergency Clinic: Lakes Prime Care  +64 (0)7 348 1000
Hospital: Rotorua Hospital  +64 (0)7 348 1199
Ambulance Services: 111


All athletes are covered by New Zealand’s public insurance company – Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) – for treatment for injuries sustained while in New Zealand.
Details at
ACC does not cover treatment if an injured person leaves New Zealand and therefore is not a replacement for an individual’s travel insurance.

Travel, medical and liability insurance is recommended when travelling and competing at any Crankworx World Tour events. Insurance coverage is not provided by Crankworx Rotorua.


As a condition of my participation in Crankworx Rotorua, I hereby unconditionally and irrevocably consent, authorize and grant Crankworx Events Inc. (“CEI”), the event organizers of each event, and their respective affiliates, sponsors, promoters, advertisers, broadcasters, webcasters, contractors, agents, representatives, licensees and assigns (together, the “Releasees”) all the necessary authority, right and license and permission to use photographs, audio or video recordings, or other forms of recordings that capture my image, likeness, voice or performance (or all of these) (collectively hereinafter referred to as “Images”), in which I may be included in whole or in part, in any manner or media, including print, broadcast, internet media, direct marketing channels, downloadable content and applications, and all other technologies now known or hereafter developed. The Images may be used or exploited for any commercial or non-commercial purpose whatsoever, and may be altered, modified, changed, combined or incorporated into other works I hereby relinquish any rights I may have in the Images (including privacy, personality and publicity rights. In no event shall I seek or be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief in connection with the use of the Images. No fees or other compensation whatsoever will be provided to me for or in connection with the use of the Images. I hereby release the Releasees from any and all claims which I may now or in the future have relating to the ownership, reproductions, display, distribution or other use of the Images.

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