What a weekend on the Black Snake! Monster Energy congratulates Marine Cabirou on taking second place in the Elite Women division at the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Val di Sole, Italy this weekend. On the demanding track in the Italian Alps, the 24-year-old from Millau, France earned a strong second-place finish with a 4:11.070 total time.
Cabirou was joined on the podium by her Monster Energy teammate, 31-year-old Camille Balanche from La Chaux-de-Fond, Switzerland, in third place with a 4:12.342 finish time. Also claiming a podium spot at the World Championships, 28-year-old Troy Brosnan from Adelaide, Australia, took third place in the Elite Men division. His final time of 3:29.404 was only 0.441 seconds behind the winner in an ultra-tight race.
From August 25-29, the infamous mountain bike track at Val di Sole, Italy hosted the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. New world champions were crowned in six disciplines on the Black Snake racetrack boasting 2.4 kilometers in length, updated this year with a few new sections and taped straighter allowing for much higher speeds.