Sky Classic Ranking
The Sky Classic Ranking will take into account a maximum of the five best seasons’ results in this category.
Sky Extra Ranking (Extreme and Ultra Races)
The Sky Extra Ranking will take into account a maximum of the four best seasons’ results in this category.
The Overall Ranking will be the focus of the season and a foretaste of the single ranking that will apply from 2019.
All athletes scoring points in any race will enter the Overall Ranking.
The ranking will take into account a maximum of the best two results in each category.
Ranking points breakdown (down to the 20th position)
|Pos.||Men and Women||Pos.||Men and Women|
Extra 50% points will be awarded in certain races. See calendar.
The 2018 End of Season Bonus Pool will increase to 66,000 EUR (a 10% increase over 2017).
Men and women will be equally rewarded and emphasis will be put on the Overall ranking.
The breakdown will be as follows:
|Position||Sky Classic||Sky Extra||Overall|
|1||5,000 EUR||5,000 EUR||10,000 EUR|
|2||2,500 EUR||2,500 EUR||3,000 EUR|
|3||1,500 EUR||1,500 EUR||2,000 EUR|
|Total||9,000 EUR||9,000 EUR||15,000 EUR|
The End of Season Bonus Pool will only be distributed to athletes who fulfil eligibility criteria.
The athlete must have started at least three races.
The athlete must have started at least two races.
The athlete must have started a total of at least four races with at least one in each category.
Note: In order to distribute the entire End of Season Bonus Pool, if ranked athletes are not eligible, the next ranked athletes in line will be awarded.