San Marcos, California (March 26, 2007). NEMA International is pleased to announce the addition of downhill star athlete Mick Hannah to the 2007 NEMA family. Mick headlines the NEMA team this season and is projected to have an immediate impact. He has stood atop numerous podiums throughout his career, including winning the 2005 Australian National Downhill Championship title and scoring a UCI World Cup victory in Vigo, Spain in 2006.
“I’m really excited to be working with NEMA,” stated Hannah. “I think it’s a great company with a lot of potential! I’m looking forward to help with the development of high quality gear that’s comfortable to ride in and looks great.”
Mick’s smooth, yet aggressive style is well suited to both high speed & technical courses. His ability to test the apparel to the fullest extent, and in the harshest conditions, will help NEMA’s bring about a better product for the consumer.
Mick is a perennial threat to win any race & event he enters. This season, Mick Hannah will represent NEMA throughout the world, focusing on winning UCI World Cup series and World Championship titles. He will also be attending select international events & festivals including the Sea Otter Classic and Crankworx.
“I’m extremely excited to have Mick represent NEMA as we revamp the company,” said NEMA Marketing Director Jeremiah Dean. “Having a person of Mick’s great stature representing the company, attests to our success at attracting the best athletes in the world. I have worked with Mick the past couple of years with Utopia Optics. He’s a world-class racer & truly a great person. I can attest that he is a vital asset to all of his sponsors. I look forward towards a great year as well as a great continuing relationship with Mick!”
Mick is already respected as one of the worlds top gravity riders. Not only is Mick a sensational rider, he is a great ambassador to the sport as well as those associated with him. Mick will make his NEMA debut at the Sea Otter classic in April, before he heads to Europe in quest of the UCI World Cup title.
NEMA International is pleased to announce the addition of downhill star athlete Mick Hannah to the 2007 NEMA family. Mick headlines the NEMA team this season and is projected to have an immediate impact.