Athlete Information

REGISTRATION
2019 Registration will open April 2019

The Official Alpine Whip-Off Championships presented by SPANKRockShox Innsbruck Pump Track Challenge, Mons Royale Dual Speed & Style Innsbruck, and Crankworx Innsbruck Slopestyle presented by Kenda are invitational events.


HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE TO ENTER?

Minimum age for the iXS Innsbruck Downhill presented by Raiffeisen Club is 15 (year of birth 2004).

Please refer to the Kidsworx programming for options for younger competitors.

DO I NEED A LICENCE?
All competitors in the iXS Innsbruck Downhill presented by Raiffeisen Club will need to have an international UCI license issued by their national cycling federation. No one-event licenses will be available.

AS A COMPETITOR, DO I NEED TO PURCHASE A SPECTATOR PASS?
Every registered rider will receive a wristband which gives you access to both venues (Mutters & Götzens) June 12-18.
In case you need extra tickets please find all information here: http://www.crankworx.com/innsbruck/tickets/

DO I NEED A LIFT TICKET?
No. You will not need a lift ticket for official practice or competition. Entry fees for the DH competitors will include a 4 day lift ticket.

For riders arriving in Innsbruck in advance – pricing for Bikepark Innsbruck is available online.  The Bikepark is open!  The trails in Mutters are open (2 trails – 7 km all together), the trails in Götzens are closed because of course preparations until Wednesday.
You can also ride at “Nordkette”, the hard and long “Nordkette Singletrail”, “Arzler Alm Trail” Enduro trail  and the “Hungerburgtrail”. The “Elferlift” in Stubai is also close to Innsbruck – which feature 2 trails with a cable car. And the Bikepark Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis is also always a good one to spend a day – that’s 1h 15 min from Innsbruck.  Please refer to www.bikeciy-innsbruck.com for riding options.

HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT TIME I’LL BE RACING?
Event times are posted on the event schedule. The start list will be posted online the evening prior to the event.

DO I HAVE TO WEAR A FULL FACE HELMET?
Full-face helmets are required for all Crankworx events.

SPECIAL PROTECTION RULES FOR RIDERS IN THE iXS DH
It is MANDATORY for riders to wear:

– A full-face helmet
– Knee, elbow and back protection
– Gloves with full hand protection
– Shirt with at least short sleeves

A neck brace and shoulder pads are highly recommended.

Helmets must be full face and of a one-piece design. Slimmed down ‘Enduro’ full face helmets are not advised. Helmet straps must be closed on course.

The local organizer is responsible for enforcing compliance with gear regulations. Failure to comply with gear regulations will result in disqualification.

MEDICAL SERVICES / FIRST AID MANAGEMENT
Race medical services are provided on site during training sessions and competition. There are several hospitals, doctors and physiotherapists close to the location.

The First Response Team (Medics) will have radio contact with on-course marshals and the race manager for the duration of training and race sessions.

Concussion is a specific area for focus in mountain biking. Crankworx Innsbruck has a structured concussion assessment and management protocol in place for ensuring athletes get the best possible care when affected by a concussion. For more information on the concussion protocol please contact athletes@crankworx.com

MEDICIAL FACILITIES
Hospital: Universitätskliniken Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020 Innsbruck (+43 50 504-0)
Pharmacy: Apotheke Zum heiligen Nikolaus, Schulgasse 1, 6162 Mutters
Vellenberg-Apotheke, Burgstraße 4, 6091 Götzens

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 Innsbruck.

RACE CATEGORY ELIGIBILITY
Race Category Eligibility (Age and Gender) for all Crankworx events will be determined by the athletes Austrian Cycling Federation or UCI license. For Athletes who do not possess an Austrian Cycling Federation 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).

IMAGE RELEASE
As a condition of my participation in Crankworx Innsbruck, 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.

Additional questions please contact athletes@crankworx.com