Pinto (POR) wins in record time
1. Luis Leon Pinto (POR) 9:53:38
2. Ondrej Fojtik (CZE) 9:57:03
3. Rupert Pamberger (GER) 10: 02:41
Katja Hentschel (GER) wins sovereign
At the women competition Katja Hentschel (GER), who participated for the first time at the extreme distance in Bad Goisern, wins after 13:41:53 – more than half an hour later runner up Michela Ton from Itlay passes the finishing line. Daniela Genovesi from Brasil was more than happy to complete on third rank. Rank four Gisela Makowski from Germany.
For the first time in history of the Salzkammergut-Trophy eight women crossed the finishing line of the 211 km course!
Pernsteiner and Sommer win B-course
The Upper Austrian Sabine Sommer improves her last year’s timing by ten minutes and crosses the finishing line before of Tamara Muhr and the German Tanja Trinkwalter.
Fastest Junior on the 37,9 kilometre distance is Samuel Gaze from New Zealand, who comes in second only 40 seconds behind Fabian Costa (Hai PowerBike Team) from Tyrol. Third place, also from New Zealand, Adrian Retief from Auckland MTB Club. Followed by two bikers from the Intersport-Genesis Teams. Lukas Kaufmann takes place 4 in the overall rating and Elias Tranninger from Bad Goisern second in the Junior age group.
At the women, Tina Kindlhofer from Kirchberg, Tyrol wins by far, second runner up Lisa Lechner from Salzburg and best Junior Larissa Schweighofer from Styria.
New Participant Record at the Junior-Trophy
In the age group U17, last years’ winner Daniel Katzmayer, son of Trophy long distance winner of 1998 Gerhard Katzmayer, wins again, second runner up Christian Aistleitner and third place Lorenz Neubauer. At the girls competition Julia Zeininger wins, followed by Carmen Wimmer and Marlene Lichtenegger.
Favorite Federspiel wins Trophy-Eliminator!
Austrian double victory for the women competition: Lisa Mitterbauer wins, runner up Franziska Niederacher! Place three for Adela Krejcarkova from the Czech Republic.
Weichenberger wins Unicycle-Downhill for the 4th time
And again, the women competition goes to Germany for the fifth time. Anna Lena Blaschke wins 20 seconds ahead, runner up the twin sisters Tina und Alexandra Pötz from Styria. Already last year the twins came in second and third.
To the delight of the OK-Team there has been a new recorded in number of participants in 2013: for the first time more than 100 unicyclists were at the starting line.
Last years' winner Natascha Binder (GER) had to unfortunatey cancel due to illness. The runner up - Michaela Ton (ITA) - is therefore favorite in this race.
On the Hallstatt Salzberg one has now clear view of the lake and the surrounding mountains, but also from a sporty point of view. This is a key section for winning the extreme course. Information and humours comments as always by our great talk host Engelbert Buttinger. There are coupons for the Salzberg cable car in the Trophy voucher booklet. Round trip would be only 6,50 Euros instead of 13,00 Euros.
61 km "All-Mountain-Course"
Among the favorites of the new course are the Upper Austrian Roman Rametsteiner and Karl Markt from Tyrol and Daniel Federspiel.
July 14 - SCOTT Junior Trophy
The top three girls and boys of each age group are awarded with trophies. After the winners’ ceremony at 04:00 pm, there will be a raffle with great non-cash prizes among all present participants. The main prize is a SCOTT Mountain Bike of one’s choice worth 1.000 Euros and a pair of Fischer-Ski.
Movie Afternoon on Friday
04:30 pm Crocodile Trophy, Australia
05:00 pm Dolomiti Lagorai Challenge, Italy
05:30 pm Trans Tunisie Marathon, Tunisia
06:00 pm: Titan Desert, Marocco
06:30 pm Transandes Challenge, Chile
07:00 pm Langkawi MTB Challenge, Malaysia
Besides several times Austrian Champion Daniel Federspiel, Olympic winner Bart Brentjens from the Netherlands and last year’s winner of the extreme distance Ondrej Fojtik (CZE) as well as multiple German Master Max Friedrich have signed up so far!
Accommodations and Arrival
The journey as well as the bike transportation is for free with Special Trains of the ÖBB from hotels along the Traunsee, in Bad Ischl, Obertraun, Bad Mitterndorf and the towns in-between to the three starting locations! There is also an additional shuttle service from Obertraun, Hallstatt, Gosau and Bad Ischl to Bad Goisern.
Camping and Mattresses
There is also an “emergency accommodation” on mattresses in the gym of the "Neuen Mittelschule" (HS1) from Friday to Saturday!
Course Maps Online
Attention! The Traun bridge in Görb closed due to construction, but open on the race day!
Friday: noon until 09:00 pm
Saturday: 08:00 am until 09:00 pm (Open-Night-Party)
Sunday: 09:00 until 12
“Talk shop” with the exhibitors until there is no more beer! Also enjoy the “chill out zone” right next to the expo area in the inner court of the Castle Neuwildenstein as of 06:00 pm and don’t miss DJ Mäd Mäxx great party from 11:00 pm until morning dawn!
Raffle - Non Cash Prizes worth 6.500 Euros
Trophy T-Shirts 2013
The sought-after black T-Shirts are exclusively for the finishers of the extreme distance!
Design: Richard Wimmer
Production: PRO TOUCH