Nino Schurter claims astonishing tenth mountain bike world title

The Swiss rider is considered the greatest of all time.

Nino Schurter
Schurter at the 2021 World Championships.
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Nino Schurter added a tenth rainbow jersey to his collection on Sunday with victory in the cross-country event at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. 

The 36-year-old rider went toe-to-toe with David Valero Serrano in the final laps of the race, before accelerating ahead the Spaniard to take the win in Les Gets, France. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.