Joost Wichman to race in dual slalom at BikeRadar Live

Dutch 4X star joins list of pro riders ready to battle

Joost in action at the Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup, Fort William

Dutch four-cross rider Joost Wichman, currently number two in the UCI world rankings, has confirmed that he’ll be riding in the MBUK Eliminator dual slalom at BikeRadar Live on 10-11 July.


Following a successful career in BMX racing, Joost switched to 4X in 2006 and has bagged a number of European titles, World Cup podium spots and other top accolades since.

Joost won rounds three, five and seven of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in 2009, and also won the European Championships for the third time this year.

The MBUK Eliminator dual slalom takes place on Saturday 10 July from 11.30am-8pm and will be one of the thrilling highlights of the festival.

Other confirmed riders are:

  • Steve Peat
  • Brian Lopes
  • Chris Kovarik
  • Dan Atherton
  • Gee Atherton
  • Scott Beaumont
  • Roger Rinderknecht
  • Neil Donoghue
  • Jordan Gould
  • Michal Prokop
  • Lukas Mechura
  • Lewis Lacey
  • Marc Beaumont
  • Sam Dale
  • Josh Bryceland
  • Pat Campbell-Jenner
  • Duncan Ferris
  • Will Evans
  • Richard Cunningham
  • Kieron McEvoy
  • David Thomason
  • Martin Dorn
  • Jake Ward
  • Billy Cheetham
  • Jonny Cheetham
  • Pete Warner
  • Scott McLauchlan
  • Scott Roberts
  • Joe Kimberley
  • Tom Dowey
  • Dave Wardell
  • Harry Molloy
  • Ryan Forrest
  • Tom Gethin
  • Jason Eagon
  • James Wilson
  • John Hewitt
  • AJ Boardman
  • Dom Barden
  • Davi Berks
  • Tim Pearson
  • Alex Metcalf
  • Alex Dick
  • Steve Taylor
  • James Norton
  • Rich Norton
  • Martin Ogden
  • Dale Russell
  • Nathan Parsons.

After watching the pro riders on Saturday night, why not give it a go yourself on the course made by Will Longden, which is designed as a fun challenge for all levels of rider.


Take on your mates (or complete strangers!) going head to head in the high-adrenaline knockout event, with prizes for the top three in each category as well as spot prizes for those just taking part for fun. Go to the BikeRadar Live website for more information and to enter now.