Every second counts: XC at 1,000 frames per second

With the UCI World Cup kicking off this weekend enjoy this slow-mo clip of cross-country action.

The UCI Cross-Country MTB World Cup season starts in earnest this weekend in Albstadt, Germany, with the women's and the men's races on Sunday (May 19).

Our super slow-motion clip featuring action from last year’s cross-country season shows the sheer physical effort the athletes put in to compete professionally at this level.

Watch the cross-country races from the opening round of the UCI XCO World Cup at Albstadt LIVE on Red Bull Bike from 11.18 CET on May 19.