GIRO SPORT DESIGN CONTINUES LEGACY OF SPONSORING TOP PROFESSIONALS

Giro expands helmet and footwear sponsorship of the world’s best road, dirt, multi-sport, and track athletes.

Giro Sport Design, the cycling world’s design leader, has released their list of sponsored professional athletes for 2013. With a mission to create products that enhance the rider’s experience, developing and testing products with the world’s best athletes, in the most demanding events and conditions, has always been a key component of Giro’s design process. For 2013 Giro will outfit a diverse roster of the world’s best riders, and looks forward to a successful season in all of cycling’s disciplines.

ROAD

Giro builds on a tremendously successful 2012 season, continuing with many of the world’s best pro teams and riders while bringing new riders into the Giro family and stepping up their support of junior development in the USA. For 2013, the following teams will be equipped with Giro helmets, including the Selector™, the Air Attack™, and the Aeon™:

Bissell Pro Cycling (new to Giro for 2013)
BMC Racing Team (new to Giro for 2013)
Bontrager Cycling Team
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Team IAM (new to Giro for 2013)
Bear Dev Team (junior)
Rad Racing (junior)

The list of top professionals in Giro footwear such as the Prolight™, Factor™, and Empire™ continues to grow, and for 2013 will include:

Amaël Moinard (BMC Racing Team)
Christian Vande Velde (Gramin-Sharp-Barracuda)
Christophe LeMevel (Cofidis)
Dave Zabriskie (Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda)
Fabian Wegmann (Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda)
Ian Boswell (Sky Pro Cycling)
Joe Dombrowski (Sky Pro Cycling)
Laurens Ten Dam (Team Blanco)
Marco Pinotti (BMC Racing Team)

Taylor Phinney (BMC Racing Team)
Thomas Dekker(Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda)
Tom Danielson (Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda)

DIRT

As mountain biking continues to evolve and diversify, Giro is excited to expand our roster of teams and riders on almost every kind of trail. For 2013, the following riders will be equipped with Giro helmets, including the Remedy™, the Feature™, the Xar™ and others:

Aaron Bradford
Adam Craig
BMC MTB Team (new to Giro for 2013)
Commencal Team (new to Giro for 2013)
Graham Agassiz (new to Giro for 2013)
Greg Watts
Kurt Sorge
Luna Chix (returns to Giro for 2013)
Paul Basagoitia
Rene Wildhaber
Team Rapha-Focus CX
Team Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld
Yannick Granieri
Yeti Team (new to Giro for 2013)

Giro is also proud to support a growing roster of professional MTB riders with the best fitting, best performing footwear in 2013, with riders choosing from a range of shoes including the Code™, Gauge™, all-new Chamber™ and other models:

Aaron Gwin
Aaron Bradford
Adam Craig (new to Giro in 2013)
Alexis Vuillermoz
Commencal Team (new to Giro in 2013)
Graham Agassiz (new to Giro in 2013)
Team Rapha – Focus CX
René Wildhaber
Yannick Granieri (new to Giro in 2013)

MULTI-SPORT

2013 was Giro’s strongest ever in multi-sport, and Giro is back for more with some of the fittest athletes on the planet in 2013. The following riders will be equipped with Giro helmets, including the Selector™, the Air Attack™ , the Aeon™ and others:
Heather and Trevor Wurtele
Kelly Williamson
Leanda Cave
Linsey Corbin
Luke Bell
Andreas and Michael Raelert
Terenzo Bozzone
Team U-Place

In addition to helmets, Giro is proud to support a growing roster of professional multi-sport athletes with cycling footwear in 2013, including the following:

Leanda Cave
Luke Bell
Andreas and Michael Raelert

TRACK
The London Games in 2012 saw some amazing media coverage and excitement around the velodrome events, and Giro is proud to continue support of many of the best riders on the track today. The following riders will be equipped with Giro helmets, including the Selector™, the Air Attack™ , the Aeon™ and others
Gregory Bauge
Michael Dalmeida