Nino Schurter, Bio
Born: 13th May, 1986
Home: Chur, Switzerland
Swiss Nino started his career as a pro mountain bike rider purely by accident. He went on holidays with his parents and rode a lot. Then as a way to train for skiing in the summer, he started to mountain bike. At 7 years old he began racing. Nino's interest in mountain bike riding combined his love of the outdoors.
He won a place on the Swiss team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics earning a bronze medal in the men’s cross-country. He won the Mountain Bike World Championships for Cross Country in 2009.
2008: Bronze Olympic Games Men's Cross-country, 2008
2009: 1st UCI Mountain Bike World Championships cross-country, 2009
1st World Cup, Dolby Forest, 2010