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Trophy Newsletter Topics

+ Review Trophy 2008
+ Thomas Dietsch (FRA) with all time record
+ Giro winner Gilberto Simoni (ITA) wins the 109,7 kilometre!
+ David Weichenberger (AUT) wins Muni-Downhill
+ 5.000,- Euro for charity
+ Participants' pics + the best press pictures
+ Trophy 2009 on July 18th!
+ Trophy socks & Trophy Jersey
+ New! Kellys Dachstein Course
+ Trans Salzkammergut
+ Bike Guider Salzkammergut

www.salzkammergut-trophy.at

 

More than 3400 bikers at the
11th Salzkammergut Trophy!

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More than 3.400 participants from 30 nations tackled one of the four distances at the 11th Salzkammergut under extreme weather condition. Besides numerous amateur bikers half of the world's marathon elite came to Bad Goisern.


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Thomas Dietsch (FRA) with new record

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First time Salzkammergut Trophy victory for France: Thomas Dietsch (Gewiss-Bianchi) wins the 209 km extreme distance! Dietsch was from the very beginning among the top bikers before he was able to break away after 70 km. Ondrej Fojtik from Team "Toyota Kellys” was holding for a long time the fifth position - but during the second part of the race he increased his speed leaving some bikers behind. Stefan Danowski (Trenga De Team) was second for a long time - however at the very last climb the strong Czech biker pulled head.


 

Andrea Huser (SUI) ahead of Doris
Steenfatt (GER) and Anita Waiß (AUT)

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The Swiss Andrea Huser leading from the start wins for the second time the long distance in Bad Goisern. The German Doris Steenfatt from Conway Factory Team comes in second. Only seven minutes behind last year's winner Anita Waiß from ARBÖ Merida Polizei Wien in third position.



 
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What a thrilling race! This was a fight to the finish for the two Columbian racers Leonardo Paez and Julio Caro from the Gewiss-Bianchi Team and twice Giro winner Gilberto Simoni (Diquigiovanni Androni), Massimo de Bertolis (Full Dynamix SAS) and Heinz Verbnjak (KTM-Mountainbiker.at)!

In a thrilling final sprint Simoni wins at the end with a time of 4:29:59 only 20 hundredth of a second ahead of Paez! "Not quite as difficult as the Giro, but just as beautiful" an enthused Simoni who reaffirms this will not be his last biking season.


Jennifer O'Connor (NZL) ahead of Ruth Hagen (AUT) and Černá Pavlína (CZE)

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The fastest biker queen on the 109,7 kilometer distance was Jennifer O'Connor (Paterson Training) from New Zealand. The last year's runner up improved her time by half an hour and won with 05:56:45! Ruth Hagen (Team Merida) from Vorarlberg Austria came in second and Pavlína Černá (CZE) came in third.

 

U17 biker wins rookie marathon
Ernst Scheiber and Yvonne Marzinke win paralympic Handicap Rating

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The 16 years old Felix Spensberger (Martins Bikeshop / Team Simplon) from Rosenheim needs only a little more than an hour was outclassing all bikers on the shortest distance! Daniel Hochstraßer from ASKÖ Eybl Laufrad Steyr comes in second on the 26,6 kilometer course. Lisa Ribarich, Elke Rabeder and Melanie Hager provide for an Austrian triple victory on this course.

Winner of the Paralympic Handicap Rating is Ernst Scheiber from Bischofshofen runner up Wolfgang Stöckl from BVS München. Yvonne Marzinke from Mondsee wins, Michaela Grassinger (BSV München) comes in second.

Martin Reidlinger fastest muni

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Already 30 unicyclists signed up for the second Salzkammergut "Muni" Trophy. Winner Martin Reidlinger from Neumarkt in Styria outclasses all his competitors especially at the steep climb towards the Hochmuth. Reidlinger wins for the second time in a row this most spectacular Muni competition leaving more than 100 "normal" bikers behind with a time of 2:03:07.

Andrea Pomberger from Bad Goisern is the first female Muni is on the podium!

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Muni-DH in the Hiking region Gosau-Zwieselalm

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World Champion David Weichenberger from Upper Austria dominates the Unicycle-Downhill and wins by a clear margin of two minutes before Pantner Urh (SLO) and Rulf Jakub (CZE)

Viktoria Ackermann from USC München wins the women's Muni.

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The 111 finisher of the CA & Friends Teams were able to win the Slow-Motion-Rating. In the final rating the team had a lead of almost 38 hours over Slovak Snail Highlanders, who had won the team rating in 2006 and 2007. All CA & Friends team members were happy receiving a Jersey by Redvil.

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Foto: Land OÖ/Werner Dedl

5.000,- Euro Donation for debra-austria
Mr Ing. Andreas Engelhardt biked for 1700 Euros - a charity biking founded by the CA & Friends Team for the children who suffer of the rare skin disease epidermolysis bullosa also called Schmetterlingskinder

Through donations by other Trophy bikers as well as the selling of Trophy Jersey and a generous donation by the youth and tourism council KommRat Viktor Sigl the Salzkammergut Trophy was able to hand over a check of 5000,-- Euros to Dr. Rainer Riedl chairman of debra-austria.



 

Junior Trophy in Gosau

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A great success was also the Junior Trophy in Gosau! Kids and teens from the age five up to sixteen had great fun in tackling one of the courses between 1.5 km and 15,5 km. The starting field with 193 young talents from Austria, Germany, Estonia, Italy, Croatia, Norway, Switzerland, Slovakia, Spain, Czech Republic and Hungary was highly international.


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Photos Trophy 2008

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For the best press photos by Erwin Haiden check out this page. Sportograf.de provides 54178 participants' photos - just enter the starting number. Thanks to "Foto-Flat" every participant of the Salzkammergut Trophy may buy all his pictures done in high resolution (8-11 Megapixel) for a moderate fixed price.

For more great shots also see www.mtbs.cz and for photos of the Junior Trophy check out this Link.


 
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The 12th Salzkammergut Trophy will take place on Saturday the 18th of July 2009. The Junior Trophy and the Muni-DH in Gosau will take place on Sunday July 19, 2009. Registration is possible as of November 2008. Please note: there is going to be a limited number of participants on the 53,1 and 109,7 km distances. We are looking forward to your participation!

Trophy Bike socks & Trophy jersey

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Redvil - a Jersey in Salzkammergut Trophy design exclusively made by Redvil. This top quality Jersey is made of Coolmax® Micro Square material and is available in seizes XS up to 3XL. A sporty model with a continous zipper as well as breathable and quick drying material provides for great comfort.

The Jersey costs including shipping with cash on delivery 59,- Euro or 54,- Euros with advanced payment. The Trophy biking socks are 4,90 Euro. Order 3 pair of socks for 14,70 Euros (plus shipping & handling) and get one additional for free! In Bad Goisern the Jerseys and socks are available at the tourism office and at Sport Lichtenegger.

order via mail please at info@trophy.at

 
 
 

New! Kellys Dachstein loop

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The Dachstein is the "boundary-post" of three states which means the course leads you through Styria, Salzburg and Upper Austria. The signposted course around this mountain landmark of the Salzkammergut is for sure one of the most spectacular tour of the Eastern Alps. The course leads from the town center of St. Agatha to Bad Aussee, along the Salza storage lake towards the Viehberg Alp, via Gröbming through the Enns valley to Ramsau, it continues to Filzmoos und Annaberg and via Gosau back to Bad Goisern. Ideal for sporty bikers in a three days leg.

Besides the 182 kilometer "Original Course", there is now also a new 270 kilometer long extreme version sign posted in both directions. The "Kellys Dachstein loop" is technically more challenging and leads every now and then to the original course. So this is ideal for biker groups of different levels.

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The Tourism Service Salzkammergut offers a package deal including three nights, luggage transfer, a detailed description of the tours and Salzkammergut MTB Ticket starting at Euro 169,-

for bookings phone: 0043-732/7277-200

> Online booking

> pictures of the Kellys Dachstein Course

 
 

Trans Salzkammergut
in four legs (294 Km, 7004 m altitude difference)

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How about riding on your mountain bike across the Salzkammergut?! A ride you'll never forget with its breath-taking mountains and crystal clear lakes. A real challenge for every die-hard mountain biker including the following hearty ingredients: like the juicy carrying parts and great downhills as well as quaint cottages for staying overnight. The Trans-Salzkammergut Mountainbike Grand Tour, as it is called, offers four luscious stages starting from Bad Mitterndorf (in Styria) leading its way to Gmunden in Upper Austria. A route with sporty as well as scenic beauty highlights like the Grundlsee, the Ewige Wand above Bad Goisern and the Gamsöfen. The Grand Tour for Euro 282,- per person includes five overnight stays in hotels, cottages and pubs, as well as maps, luggage transfers and daily bike services.

It is also possible to book the Trans-Salzkammergut as a circuit track (209 km, 5294 Hm) with three stages starting at Euro 122,-

Info and Booking:
Salzkammergut Touristik, Phone: +43/(0)6132/24000-75, www.transsalzkammergut.at

 
 

New Edition: MTB maps by S & F

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Salzkammergut Mountain Biking by Schubert & Franzke
60 tours leading through the Salzkammergut & map of the Dachstein course
Map 1:50 000 with course description and altitude chart
Price: 12,- Euro incl. shipping and handling

Map Dachstein Course
Three different versions circling the Dachstein, map 1 : 50 000 with course description and altitude charts
Price: 4,- Euro including shipping & handling

Combi: Salzkammergut Mountain Biking incl. map of the Dachstein course and Trans Salzkammergut
combi-price 16,- Euro incl. shipping and handling

Ordering:
Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut, Kirchengasse 4,
A-4822 Bad Goisern, E-Mail:
phone: 0043-6135/8329







 
 

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