The Jerome Clementz Interview — More Mountain Bike Photos


At 29 years old, Jérôme Clémentz already won 2 times famous Megavalanche race and finished 2nd in the 2011 edition. Numerous victories in Enduro and marathon downhills make Jérôme one of the leader in this discipline worldwide. It is now a few seasons that we are happy to have Jérôme on board with Cannondale. Counting such talented rider in the team guarantees us valuable feedbacks helping us a lot on product development.

Always available, Jérôme really likes to share his passion for Mountain-biking which translates in the creation of “Elsass Enduro Tour” racing series that he created and manages. This year Jérôme took part to some great trips to “Cabo Verde”’, “Bolivia”, he brought us back great images and videos from these trips, allowing everybody to sample what the life of an Over Mountain pro rider is when riding such terrain… If you happen to pass by at an event, come to our demo booth, if Jérôme is around he will be happy to chat and rip the trails with you!

Hi Jérôme, how old are you and where do you live?
I am 27 years old and I live in Barr which is in Alsace (Between France and Germany. The most beautiful place on earth for riding and living).

For how long do you ride?
I ride for 15 years. F***ck I'm getting old!

In what discipline do you perform?
I perform in Overmountain riding, Enduro and All Mountain racing. Everything that you can do on a bike.

What do you prefer in riding?
Having fun on my bike, sharing this moment with friends, discovering new trails and shredding them as fast and smooth as possible.

What do you like about Cannondale?
Innovation approach, being one step ahead. The way the brand sets new standards.

Here are the main results of Jérôme for the last Racing season:

  • Winner of « Enduro des nations » 10-11.
  • Winner of the overall of Enduros Series 10-11 (official French Cup).
  • Winner of The Megavalanche 10.
  • Winner of The Mountain of Hell 11.
  • 2nd of The Megavalanche 11.
  • Winner of the Adrenaline challenge 11.
  • Winner of Super Enduro Sauze d’Oulx 11.

Previous Seasons:

  • Winner of Megavalanche in 2005.
  • Winner of Mountain of Hell in 2007.
  • Winner of the overall of Enduro Series in 08.
  • Winner of « Enduro des nations » in 08.
  • Winner Red Bull Exodus in Whistler 09.
  • 2nd of the Red Bull Trailfox 09.
  • 2nd of the overall of Enduro Series in 09.

Video by Marco Toniolo, Bolivia 2011.