Claudio Caluori on the World Cup DH Season (Ep.9)


  • Was this the best WC season ever? (1:54)
  • “Perfect” Riding vs. Pushing the limit (7:18)
  • Framing Danny Hart’s season (20:33)
  • Biggest takeaways from the men’s season (23:52)
  • Loic & Amaury’s battle (25:55)
  • Biggest takeaways from women’s season (29:00)
  • Thoughts on women riding Rampage? (33:35)
  • What changes would you make to the WC series? (36:12)
  • Are riders better than ever? (43:56)
  • Predictions for next year? (50:55)

Coming straight to Crested Butte after an amazing World Cup season finale, Claudio Caluori sat down with me in BLISTER HQ to recap this incredible World Cup Downhill season; discuss whether this was the best WC DH series ever; talk about Loic Bruni and Amaury Pierron’s epic battle; and frame Danny Hart’s season. Claudio also offers his biggest takeaways from the men’s and women’s seasons; how the sport has evolved in terms of trails, equipment, and talent; we ask him what, if anything, could be done to make the series even better.

And to see a quick recap of the wild finish to the 2019 World Cup DH series, see the video below.

Jonathan Ellsworth talks with Claudio Caluori on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast about the 2019 UCI World Cup Downhill Season
Claudio Caluori at Blister HQ, Elevation Hotel, Crested Butte, CO.

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