Fox Racing is proud to announce the 2017 Fox MTB Global Downhill Race Team. The new season brings a fresh mix of long time Fox riders ready to take the next step on the global stage combined with exciting new additions who bring both youth and experience to the team. The Fox DH team brings together riders from around the globe to compete in the 7 stops of the UCI Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup series and the World Championships on the legendary track at Cairns, Australia.
The 2017 Global DH team consists of:
Loic Bruni (Specialized Gravity), Tahnee Seagrave (Transition/FMD), Connor Fearon (Team Kona), Loris Vergier (Santa Cruz Syndicate), Magnus Manson (Team Kona), Finn Iles (Specialized Gravity), Josh Button (Team Kona) Anthony Paulson (Team Kona), Joe Parfitt (Transition/FMD), Kaos Seagrave (Transition/FMD) Tegan Molloy (Team Kona) and Laurie Greenland (Mondraker).
“For 2017 our mix of riders is one of the most competitive teams we have ever fielded. Mike Redding (Global sports marketing manager) and Vincent Saccomani (Fox Europe sports marketing manager) have done an amazing job of putting together a group of athletes who are not only top level riders, but are also great ambassadors for the brand and for the sport of Mountain Biking. At an average age of 23 years old, we look forward to supporting these athletes and their teams now and in the future.” – Dave Ahumada, Global Marketing Manager – FOX MTB.
Beginning this weekend (April 29-30) in Lourdes, France the team will be running the Pro level Fox DH race kit including the proven Rampage Pro Carbon helmet; Flexair jersey, pant and glove and the all new Launch Pro D30 guards as they compete throughout the grueling 7 stop series. For more information on the Spring 2017 Downhill product line go to: https://www.foxracing.com/uk/mtb/.
For more information on the UCI Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup go to: http://www.uci.ch/mountain-bike.