Another UCI XCO World Cup took place in Italian Val di Sole on the first weekend in August. The biggest hope for Mitas in the races was again Ondrej Cink. In the muddy short-track race, he used Mitas Hyperion tires which brought him to 4th place in the finish.
In the main race on Sunday, he was ready to fight for a top positions again but 300m after the start he had a bad crash with Jordan Sarrou and could not continue racing. In women category Maja Wloszczowska return back to World Cup racing after long health troubles and she finished 13th. In the previous weeks she managed to win the Polish XCO championships and also she took 5th place in European Championships in Brno, Czech Republic .
On the following weekend after Val di Sole, the XCO World Cup moved to the last European venue in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Unfortunately, none of Mitas riders scored Top results there. Jan Skanrnitzl was out for the main race due to health complications, Ondrej Cink took 28th place due to technical issues.
Good luck to all Mitas riders at the upcoming MTB World Championships in Mont Sainte Anne, Canada!