Brandon Semenuk announced he was joining Team MIPS in December
and now MIPS has announced the latest addition to Team Mips - the SCOTT-SRAM MTB racing team. Team MIPS says that their core mission is to raise head protection awareness and the athletes signed, above all, will draw upon their own experiences to encourage all people, regardless of age, skill level, or preferred sport, to make the right decision when purchasing a helmet.
The team consists of eight-time World Champion and 2016 Olympic gold medallist Nino Schurter, 2018 MTB XC World Champion and 2019 World Cup overall winner Kate Courtney, 2019 World Cup Snowshoe race winner Lars Forster, and 2018 Swiss Epic winner Andri Frischknecht.
Courtney is among the most outspoken athletes when it comes to brain injury awareness. For her, the decision to join Team MIPS reflects her passion to educate people about the dangers of brain injuries, how they happen and what you can think about as a rider.About Team MIPS
Kate Courtney and the SCOTT-SRAM team represent the third member to join Team Mips. Henrik Harlaut, the Swedish freeskier who is the most decorated skier in X Games history, joined in September 2020; Brandon Semunuk joined in December 2020.
Team Mips is a global force of helmet safety advocacy led by athletes from around the world, spanning a diverse range of backgrounds and professional sports including cycling, skiing, motorcycle/motocross and more. The core mission of Team Mips is to raise head protection awareness and lead the world towards using safer helmets. Its athletes, above all, will draw upon their own experiences to encourage all people, regardless of age, skill level, or preferred sport, to make the right decision when purchasing a helmet. Many of the athletes have either experienced a head injury personally or have worked in close proximity to those who have.
For more information, visit www.mipsprotection.com