Growing up in the surrounding of Swiss capital Berne, Fabian explored his passion for cycling by taking his father's road bike at the age of 11. Soon, Fabian started winning races, and at the age of 17, halfway through his apprenticeship as an electrician, he took the chance of his life and joined the Italian squad Mapei, back at this time the "Real Madrid of Cycling". The father of 2 girls is still active in cycling, running various activities such as his own amateur-cycling-series Chasing Cancellara, the Swiss development squad "Swiss Racing Academy" and various other projects.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: As one of the most successful cyclists of the last decades, Fabian not only won 7 monuments of cycling but also stage races such as Tour de Suisse, Tour of Oman or Tirreno Adriatico and wearing the "maillot jaune" at the Tour de France for a stunning number of 29 days. Besides this, Fabian is known as "the best time-trialist of all time", winning 4 World Championships and 2 Olympic gold medals!
FUN FACT: I can't wheelie :-(
RIDING DISCIPLINE: Road Race, Road Endurance, Gravel
LOCATION: Berne, Switzerland