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Jan 1, 2014

Trailrunning Team Vibram® 2014

Vibram inaugurates the fourth edition of the “Ordinary People Being Extraordinary” project, adding four exceptional new entries : the Spanish athlete Javi Dominguez Ledo , back from an amazing third place in the UTMB®, and three women: the Italian Lisa Borzani , the Spanish Uxue Fraile and a promising French athlete, Céline Gros , who will support the other two French athletes, Ronan Moalic and Sébastien Nain . The two Italians Stefano Ruzza and Nicola Bassi have also been reconfirmed. This reinstates the original spirit and significantly elevates the level of this team, which has shown its worth several times during the season just ended. Completely in tune with the philosophy bravely created by the yellow octagon, which searches for “normal” people able of achieving extra-ordinary tasks . The talented new athletes combine their passion for trailrunning with their professional lives, in environments that are sometimes very far from the outdoor world. In the forefront once again is the high profile programme, desired by Vibram for its Team, where the top world competitions take place : from the Diagonale des Fous to Transvulcania, from Ronda del Cims to Tor des Geants, from Lavaredo Ultra-Trail to Vibram® Hong Kong100 to mention just a few, right up the legendary UTMB®. The Team's season officially kicks off at the Trail Sainte Victoire in the south of France. Vibram's athletes must tackle the harshest weather conditions as well as highly varied ground and trails, drawing from their psycho-physical resources, enhanced by continuous and core training. The performance of Vibram's highly advanced soles as always comes first created with exclusive technology and compounds and assembled on designer footwear dedicated to trailrunning: from The North Face to Saucony , from Dynafit to New Balance and Hoka One One . Back again for 2014 are the leading partners for technical clothing and equipment: Vibram's new Trailrunning Team can count on the know how of brand leaders that are famous for the excellence of their products, such as Polartec® , Ultraspire , BV Sport , Julbo , Petzl and Garmin , in addition to Ultimum , 100% “natural energy” food products. Our athletes will wear Vibram FiveFingers® too , especially during training session aiming at reinforce mussle efficiency and proprioception.

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