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Atherton Racing / Trek Factory Racing DH

Trek Factory Racing was born on January 1st 2016 when Dan, Gee and Rachel Atherton signed to race for Trek Bikes. But you could say that Atherton Racing was forged in 1994 when Dan bought Gee his first bike for £10 or in 1996 when the family raced BMX for the first time… Dan is...
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Richie Schley

Born in Vancouver, BC, raised in Kamloops, BC, became a Professional Free-rider and Freeskier in Whistler, BC. I was the Canadian Pro BMX Champion in 1993 and along with my skiing background became one of the original Free-riders. Career? My father was a construction worker, which instilled...
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Geoff Gulevich

I grew up in North Vancouver. I came from a family of baseball players. At a young age I knew I wasn't a team sports kind of guy. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing, the team player part developed later. I was the little brother who wanted to hang out with the older kids. My older...
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Freeride

Micayla Gatto

My name is Micayla Gatto, and I grew up on the North Shore mountains in Vancouver, Canada.  As a child I loved the outdoors and was always seeking adventure.  Not much has changed!  I started riding bikes when I was 12 years old, and never looked back.   Career? Having...
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Gehrig Twins

Based in Flims Switzerland we have the alpine as our playground. Although starting with DH racing we have found the perfect challenge for us within Enduro. We love to explore on our bikes and can often be found drinking coffee with our friends.  Real Value? Our aim for the top step of...
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Freeride

Thomas Genon

I am a slopestyle rider from Belgium currently living in france . I ride my bike every day.  Career? Just lately I mastered to become 2nd at Crankworx Joyride in Whistler CAN which was a major achivment of mine .  iXS? If I have to mention only one...
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Brett Tippie

My name is Brett Tippie and I was born in Vancouver, BC, raised in Kamloops and now live in North Vancouver with my wife and 2 little girls. I grew up doing all types of sports that my folks involved me in but really excelled in and loved football the most...until I started mountain...
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Cedric Gracia

I was born the 23/03/78 in Pau south west of france near the basque country. I grow up there until 14 year of age and then moved alone to Chamonix because i wanted to became a ski racer. Career? I didn't really have one hahahaha , I was just ready to race skis or bikes since...
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Hans Rey

Hans Rey was born in Germany in 1966, this Swiss/American national now resides in Laguna Beach, California with his wife Carmen. Hans is a former Trials World Champion and inductee of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, he is widely considered to be a pioneer of both the Mountain Bike Freeride movement...
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René Wildhaber

Switzerland is my Home. In Flumserberg I have my roots and I still live there because it’s very beautiful. As a mountain Farmers son it was not that usual to start biking. But somehow I got to win many races in XC, DH and Enduro.  Career? Internationally I was Vice European...
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Mark Matthews

My name is Mark Matthews, I’m an adventurous fun-living freerider born and raised on Vancouver Island. We are blessed with some of the best riding on the planet and the rugged mountain terrain has shaped my riding style. The constant drive to progress my riding ability and challenge myself...
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Garett Buehler

I liv in Nelson British Colombia, and road my bike constantly growing up until it became second nature to walking Real Value? Besides the basics of honesty, respect, and humility, I value having a good time and trying to leave as little mark or footprint on the planet, and...
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Radon DH Team

Radon Magura factory Team is the official team of Radon Bikes and Magura, both companies are based in Germany. The team was founded 2 years ago. For 2017 the team has big objectives and is ready for the next step. With 3 riders the team is focused on just Downhill racing, we will hunt for gold...
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Adrien Loron

I'm 24 years old, from France and Spain, have been doing a lot of different sport since I'm a kid. I started with skateboard at 3 than surf, snowboard, BMX racing for 15 years, Motocross and MTB at last. I'm racing MTB events from 2013, Pro since 2014. Career? My career...
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Swiss Gravity Union

The team has been active in Switzerland and Europe since 2012. Categories: 2x Elite Men, 1x Elite Women, 1x Pro Masters. We start at the iXS Downhill Cup in the European Series in the German Series and also conclude on the Swiss series. We also compete for the UCI World Cups and the EWS Enduro...
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