Roc d'Azur is an annual mountain biking event held in Fréjus and Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France during October. It consists of a trade show and a few dozen races, attracting riders from various countries. The inaugural edition of the Roc d'Azur was run in 1984 and featured seven competitors, including event founder Stéphane Hauvette. The Roc d'Azur has since grown to become the biggest mountain biking event in the world.[1]

Roc d'Azur
LocationFréjus and Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France
DatesYearly in October

List of winners edit

Pierre-Geoffroy Plantet (third in the U23 race) climbs the Col du Bougnon in the 2004 Roc d'Azur
List of winners
Year Men Women
2019   France: Jordan Sarrou   France: Margot Moschetti
2018   France: Stéphane Tempier   France: Sabrina Enaux
2017    Switzerland: Nicola Rohrbach   France: Pauline Ferrand-Prévot
2016   France: Jordan Sarrou   Denmark: Annika Langvad
2015   France: Victor Koretzky   France: Julie Bresset
2014   France: Jordan Sarrou   France: Margot Moschetti
2013   France: Miguel Martinez   Austria: Elisabeth Osl
2012   France: Stéphane Tempier   Poland: Anna Szafraniec
2011   Germany: Moritz Milatz   Poland: Maja Włoszczowska
2010   Austria: Alban Lakata   Poland: Maja Włoszczowska
2009   Belgium: Roel Paulissen    Switzerland: Marielle Saner-Guinchard
2008   Belgium: Roel Paulissen   Austria: Elisabeth Osl
2007   France: Jean-Christophe Péraud    Switzerland: Petra Henzi
2006    Switzerland: Christoph Sauser   Canada: Alison Sydor
2005    Switzerland: Christoph Sauser   France: Maryline Salvetat
2004   France: Miguel Martinez   Canada: Alison Sydor
2003   France: Jean-Christophe Péraud   Canada: Alison Sydor
2002   France: Peter Pouly   France: Laurence Leboucher
2001   France: Thomas Dietsch   France: Laurence Leboucher
2000   France: Thomas Dietsch    Switzerland: Chantal Daucourt
1999   France: Christophe Dupouey   France: Laurence Leboucher
1998   France: Christophe Dupouey   France: Laurence Leboucher
1997   France: Miguel Martinez   Norway: Gunn-Rita Dahle
1996   France: Christophe Manin   Norway: Gunn-Rita Dahle

References edit

  1. ^ "Roc d'Azur 2013", Bike, issue no. 129, December 2013, pp. 136-142