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7 jun 2013
SCHURTER, ABSALON AND OTHER MTB CHAMPIONS SPORTING THE SIDI SPORT LABEL
They can count on Sidi Drako Carbon Srs Vernice shoes

Maser (Treviso), 07 June, 2013 - Sidi Sport has confirmed itself as a major player, even in the  2013 mountain bike season. In fact, there are lots of cross country champions who race and win off road all over the world with Sidi shoes.
The names of two legends like Nino Schurter (Scott Swisspower mtb racing team) and the extraordinary Julien Absalon (BMC mtb racing team) stand out among the ranks of fat tire Sidi champions, who also include the insurmountable Miguel Martinez, Florian Vogel (Scott Swisspower mtb racing team) and the Czech Ondrej Cink (Multivan Merida Biking team). Then there are the women, with super strong Irina Kalentieva (Topeak Ergon Racing Team). Not to mention the young Italian national champions Luca Braidot (2012 World and European Champion with Italy in the team relay race and individual bronze in the European under23) and his twin brother  Daniele Braidot (2012 bronze in the under 23 World Championships).
Nino Schurter, born inSwitzerland in 1986, is the keeper of the World Cup and the current reigning World Champion. In addition to these achievements he holds an Olympic silver and bronze, plus he enjoyed a long series of victories in the World Cup and World Championship series as a junior, under23 and team player.
Julien Absalon, born inFrance in 1980, has become a part of cross country legend with his two Olympic titles in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008, five World Cups and six World titles.

Together Schurter & Absalon have put on quite the show in the beginning of this season, bringing enormous satisfaction to Sidi, dueling against each other in the second stage of the World Cup series at Nove Mesto in the Czech Republic, where Schurter emerged victorious. The next event for them and the other champions from the Sidi stables will be the World Cup test in Val di Sole, Italy, from June 13th  to the 16th.

From the asphalt to dirt roads the song remains the same and whoever makes it to the top step on the podium is also taking their Sidi shoes with them. In fact, the formidable riders from the Sidi stables all wear Drako Carbon Srs Vernice shoes, top models in the Sidi Sport mountain bike collection.

This shoe performs better and is even lighter thanks to the new full-carbon sole. The Tecno-3 mechanism allows for the shoe to be closed along its entire length, adapting the uppers to the shape of the foot, which makes for a personalized fit, and the cable provides quick and easy adjustment of the closure. Other great features of this shoe include a reinforced heel that comes with the Adjustable Heel Retention Device for an even better, safer fit. Quality and technology are combined with an attractive design in the Drako Carbon Srs Vernice, available in three colors: white, black and fluo yellow/black.

In the attached images: Nino Schurter, Julien Absalon and Sidi Drako Carbon Srs Vernice.