Media accreditation

We will have a fully equipped media centre on site manned by our PR team, Stripe Communications.

Laura Blyth
Stripe Communications
Telephone: +44 (0)131 561 8628
Fax: +44 (0)131 561 8601

Media Accreditation

All applications for media accreditation for the 2019 Mercedes Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup should be on the official application form (located below) and should be submitted to Stripe Communications.

The form for the 2020 World Cup is not yet available.

Details of any media that you represent must be included. Confirmation of your relationship with the publication/radio/TV may be required

Accreditations for the Fort William MTB World Cup will open in February and close in May. For all media enquires please contact Stripe Communications on

Please make sure you are aware of the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike on-site filming regulations. All film makers must comply with these regulations.

The organisers and the UCI reserve the right to refuse any application. Abuse of accreditation privileges or non-compliance with published regulations will result in removal of accreditation.

Media Guide

This document aims to bring together all the relevant information about the series. You will find in it all you need to know about the events, the organisers, the teams involved, the top riders, etc.

Download the 2019 Mountain Bike World Cup Media Guide. (Available May)

 Press releases

All media releases are available for download below. In order to be put on the media circulation list you must register with Stripe Communication.

A comprehensive library of stock photography is available for editorial use.

To request specific shots please submit a request by email with the following information.




Type and number of shots required

TV coverage

Broadcast quality coverage is available (both news feed, raw footage and 26 minute edited highlights programme) via the Host Broadcaster.

Additional applications to film the event will be considered.

All enquiries regarding TV coverage in the UK should be initially directed to Rare Management (0131 555 3820),

Please note that during Mercedes Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, all filming rights (for TV broadcast and also for online (digital) publications) are handled by UCI.

Therefore, if you plan to film during the 2019 UCI World Cups in Fort William, you MUST obtain proper authorisation by contacting the following :

Susanne Lenz
A/V Media Coordinator

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