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Kristoffersen turns into Hirscher ski brand

Kristoffersen turns into Hirscher ski brand

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Henrik Kristoffersen, a former rival of Marcel Hirscher, is moving to his Van-Deer skate company. The company announced this on Saturday. The Norwegian announced on Friday that he would bid farewell to his French factory Rossignol.

“I am very happy to be part of the Van Deer project. It is a great opportunity to take things to a new level. Ultimately, gear is the most important thing to go fast and win races. This will be possible with the new Van Deer skates,” the world racing champion was quoted as saying. The 27-year-old giant zigzag since 2019 is on a broadcast.

The winner of 28 individual World Cup races described the relationship with Hirscher, who retired in 2019, really special. “It’s a friendship that started as a fair competition. We fought each other – when I was second, Marcel was first and vice versa. Now it’s time to win together.”

“It is a great honor to work with such a great man.”

“It is truly an honor to be able to work with such an outstanding player. It is unbelievable that something like this is possible at such an early stage of the game,” said Hirscher, who founded Van der der in 2021 and recently signed Brett Charlie Raposo as a World Cup driver. our project.”

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Marcel Hirscher introduces his ski brand

Hirscher said Kristofferson is a precision worker and perhaps the best athlete in the technical disciplines. “We are proud that Henrik has placed his trust in us – we will do everything in our power to live up to his expectations.

dream story

“It’s a dream story,” said the eight-time World Cup winner, who, like the Norwegian, has had Red Bull support for years. Tony Geiger, who has been in charge of the Van Deer project for many years, was most recently in charge of the beverage company.

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