Verbier E-bike Festival: Compete alongside the world’s best e-mountain bikers at the inaugural E-TMB
Organisers of the inaugural Verbier E-Bike Festival have announced that they are opening up four amateur team places for the first ever E-TMB (E-Tour du Mont Blanc). The amateur teams will be able to race against elite teams in the epic 300km 3-day race, which consists of 12,000m of climbing and 16,000m of descent. Public applications will open on 18thJune 2019 (closing on 10thJuly 2019).
The E-TMB race takes place August 14-16, 2019 and follows a route through the three countries surrounding the Mont-Blanc massif: beginning in Verbier, Valais, Switzerland, the race continues to Courmayeur, Aosta Valley, Italy and the mythical resort ofChamonix-Mont-Blanc in France at the foot of Europe’s highest mountain. It then concludes where it all started, in Verbier, Switzerland.
Featuring over 260km of single-track trails and nearly 16,000m of vertical descent, thisonce in a lifetime adventure takes riders through some of the most renowned alpine bike terrain on the planet.
20 teams of elite professional riders from across the world have already been selected to compete in this groundbreaking event, destined to become one of the world’s premier E-bike competitions.
Four additional amateur teams will be selected through the application process. Each of the finalteams will consist of two competitors. Selected amateurs will directly compete against their prequalified professional counterparts.
Amateur teams can apply by sending their personal information and their sports track records to firstname.lastname@example.org. The best teams will be selected by the event organisers and will be officially announced on 13thJuly 2019. The fee to enter E-TMB is 850 USD per rider and the prize money is 20,000 USD.
This innovative new event will give amateur riders a chance to ride side-by-side against the world’s most talented riders on an action-packed journey through Europe’s most stunning alpine landscapes.
More information www.verbierebikefestival.com