King and Queen of Crankworx

The reigning King is Adrien Loron (FRA) and the reigning Queen is Jill Kintner (USA)

The race to be King or Queen of the Crankworx World Tour is the most difficult competition in mountain biking. This season-long, multidisciplinary challenge tabulates results from 30 men’s events, and 22 women’s, in a four-stop, epic test of a rider’s skill and will. Racing from the┬áSouthern Hemisphere to the Alps, athletes aim to collect as many points as possible for a shot at winning the $20,000 prize. The most points wins.

The top ranked athletes competing at the Crankworx World Tour are recognized through the following title and awards.
King and Queen: the two top ranked riders (male and female) will each receive $20,000 CAD
The second place overall rider (male and female) will each receive $10,000 CAD
The third place overall rider (male and female) will each receive $5,000 CAD

Competitions include:


  • Crankworx Rotorua AirDH
  • Crankworx Rotorua DH
  • Crankworx Rotorua Slopestyle in Memory of McGazza*
  • GIANT Toa Enduro presented by CamelBak
  • Mons Royale Dual Speed and Style*
  • Official Oceania Whip-Off Championships presented by Spank
  • Redwoods Downhill
  • Rockshox Rotorua Pump Track Challenge presented by Torpedo7
  • 100% Dual Slalom Rotorua


  • Crankworx Innsbruck Slopestyle presented by Kenda*
  • iXS Innsbruck Downhill presented by Raiffeisen Club
  • Mons Royale Dual Speed & Style*
  • Official Alpine Whip-Off Championship presented by SPANK
  • Rockshox Innsbruck Pump Track Challenge


  • Crankworx Les Gets Dual Speed & Style*
  • Crankworx Les Gets Downhill
  • Crankworx Les Get Mont-Chery DH
  • Crankworx Les Gets Slopestyle*
  • Official European Whip-Off Championships presented by SPANK
  • Rockshox Les Gets Pump Track
  • 100% Dual Slalom Les Gets


  • CamelBak Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized
  • Canadian Open DH presented by iXS
  • CLIF Dual Speed & Style*
  • Fox Air DH
  • Garbanzo DH
  • GIANT Dual Slalom presented by 100%
  • Official Whip-Off World Championships presented by SPANK
  • Red Bull Joyride*
  • Ultimate Pump Track Challenge presented by RockShox


2018 King and Queen of Crankworx Rules
View 2017 King and Queen Results.
View 2016 King and Queen Results.
View 2015 King and Queen Results.