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Markus Eder Vibram athlete wins Freeride World Tour's first stage

Under an intense snowfall in the heart of the Japanese Alps, in the presence of the best freeriders from all around the world, the first stage of the Freeride World Tour (FWT) 2019 toke place on January 19th in Hakuba.

Vibram athlete Markus Eder won the race with an exceptional performance, opening the 2019 tour with great expectations and enthusiasm.

"Thank you Japan, thank you Freeride World Tour!”, he said, “After the difficulties of last year we finally had a great start in Japan, with perfect snow and a crazy group of riders, I'm super excited!".

Markus competed with specially customized Dalbello boots with a special Vibram Arctic Grip sole on them.

Next stages of the FWT will be:

  • February 2-8: Kicking Horse Golden BC (Canada)
  • February 22-28: Fieberbrunn (Austria)
  • March 2-8: Ordino Arcalis (Andorra)
  • March 23-31: Verbier (Switzerland).


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