Focus XC Team’s Swiss overwhelmed all the opponents at Trofeo Delcar, Internazionali d’Italia Series’ round 3. One-Two Northwave completed by Alessandra Keller. Maxime Marotte runner-up and new overall leader in the Men's category
Linda Indergand of Focus XC Team – entirely equipped by Northwave with Extreme XC shoes and Extreme Tech Plus socks – dominated the Open Women race at Montichiari’s Trofeo Delcar, Internazionali d’Italia Series’ round 3, the only HC event of the challenge sponsored by the Italian company.
On Sunday April 2nd, the Swiss 23-year-old rider broadens a heavy gap to the opponents, 3’16” ahead of another Northwave’s athlete, Alessandra Keller (Radon XC Team), whilst Norwegian Gunn-Rita Dahle completed the podium, +3’47”.
Two more Northwave’s bikers entered the day’s top 10, Barbara Benko (Focus XC Team) and UCI ranking #1 Jolanda Neff (Kross Team), fifth and eighth respectively on Montichiari’s finish line.
Northwave also achieved a podium spot in the Open Men’s race thanks to Maxime Marotte (Cannondale Factory Racing), second on the finishing line behind winner, Swiss Lars Forster. Third place for Italian Marco Aurelio Fontana. The 30-year-old Frenchman conquered the overall leadership in the Italian MTB challenge.