What is cross triathlon?
A cross triathlon competition consists of a swim stage, mountain-biking stage, and a trail-running stage. The most important cross triathlon competition in Quebec is XTERRA Quebec, which has been held at Lac-Delage near Quebec City since 2014 and has been hosting the Pan Am Tour since 2018.
What is XTERRA?
XTERRA is the name of a series of international competitions and qualifiers for the final of the “XTERRA World Championship” which takes place each year in Maui in Hawaii.
The competition started in 1996 in Maui with one race and evolved into the XTERRA World Tour with more than 100 events in 34 different countries.
XTERRA Quebec is now part of XTERRA Pan Am Tour’s 10-race selection circuit run by the best athletes in the discipline.
XTERRA Quebec will be a qualifying race for the World Championship to be held in Hawaii on October 27, 2019.
- The genesis of XTERRA: The Nutty Story of How XTERRA Got Its Start
- The official website of XTERRA: XTERRA Planet
- The official website of the Pan Am Tour series: Pan Am Tour
How to qualify for the XTERRA World Championship?
We award 26 slots among the 13 age groups. Each first position in each category will be awarded a World Championship registration certificate and then the slots will be allocated in the order of registration (the first 15 entries completed). Registration must be completed following qualification and all fees paid. The remaining slots, in the event that the 26 offered are not completed, will be offered to the winners of the Québec Series.
What is the Québec Series?
The XTERRA Quebec Series is a series of races including XTERRA Quebec, XTERRA Bromont, XTERRA Tremblant and the Quebec Discovery Cross Triathlon.
Athletes participating in these races are automatically entered into the Series.
For 2019, we will give $ 3,000 in the prize money to the winners of the overall Québec Series. In order to win their place at the World Championship in Maui, athletes must participate in at least two (2) races including at least one race among XTERRA Quebec, XTERRA Bromont and XTERRA Tremblant.
Merci beaucoup, Québec – I will be back! Kara Lapoint