The following are our recommended guidelines for elite athlete complimentary entry into 2018 XTERRA European Tour events:
- Top 10 elite men and women in the 2017 XTERRA European Tour receive complimentary entry in all races held up to and including April 29, 2018 (XTERRA Greece).
- Top 10 elite men and women in the 2018 XTERRA European Tour standings after Greece will receive complimentary entry in all races held May 1 through July 1, 2018 (XTERRA Garda through XTERRA France).
- Top 10 elite men and women in the 2018 XTERRA European Tour standings after France will receive complimentary entry in all races held July 2 – September 16, 2018 (XTERRA Czech through XTERRA Spain).
- Top 10 elite men and women in the 2017 XTERRA World Championship receive complimentary entry at all races in the 2018 XTERRA European Tour.
- Elites must confirm their complimentary entries with each race organizer prior to the first race of the 2018 season, following XTERRA Greece and no later than May 7, 2018, and following XTERRA France and no later than July 9, 2018. The offer is not available after that time.
- Organizers may offer additional complimentary entries at their discretion eg. top 10 men and women in the 2017 XTERRA race in their country.
Organizers have no obligation to provide complimentary accommodations or other benefits for elite athletes. This is discretionary only.
2018 Complimentary Elite Athlete list for use through April 29, 2018 (XTERRA Greece) – 2017 XTERRA European Tour Final Standings
|1||Ruben Ruzafa, ESP||1||Helena Karaskova-Erbenova, CZE|
|2||Sam Osborne, NZL||2||Brigitta Poor, HUN|
|3||Francois Carloni, FRA||3||Carina Wasle, AUT|
|4||Xavier Dafflon, SUI||4||Nicole Walters, GBR|
|5||Rui Dolores, POR||5||Maud Golsteyn, NED|
|6||Maxim Chane, FRA||6||Louise Fox, GBR|
|7||Yeray Luxem, BEL||7||Elizabeth Orchard, NZL|
|8||Roger Serrano, ESP||8||Morgane Riou, FRA|
|9||Arthur Serrieres , FRA||9||Cecila Jessen, SWE|
|10||Bradley Weiss, RSA||10||Angela Niklaus, SUI|
2018 Complimentary Elite Athletes list for all 2018 – 2017 XTERRA World Championship
|1||Bradley Weiss, RSA||1||Flora Duffy, BER|
|2||Mauricio Mendez, MEX||2||Barbara Riveros, CHI|
|3||Ruben Ruzafa, ESP||3||Laura Philipp, FRA|
|4||Francisco Serrano, MEX||4||Brigitta Poor, HUN|
|5||Cedric Fleureton, FRA||5||Lesley Paterson, GBR|
|6||Sam Osborne, NZL||6||Suzie Snyder, USA|
|7||Braden Currie, NZL||7||Elizabeth Orchard, NZL|
|8||Josiah Middaugh, USA||8||Helena Karaskova, CZE|
|9||Brice Daubord, FRA||9||Carina Wasle, AUT|
|10||Rom Akerson, CRC||10||Emma Garrard, USA|
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