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Greta Weithaler Signs with GHOST Factory Racing Team

Posted on the 17 October 2013 by Worldxcmtb @worldxcmtb
Greta Weithaler signs with GHOST Factory Racing Team

Source: press release
(GOOGLE TRANSLATE)The GHOST Factory Racing Team is strengthened for the new season with the young talent of South Tyrol. Greta Weithaler in 2013 won two junior world cup races in previous years has won several Italian titles . Starting next season will therefore part of the strong team based in Waldsassen . Her companions will be the World Champion XCE Alexandra Engen (Sweden) , the former winner of the World Cup Lisi Osl (Austria ) and the Swiss champion in office Katrin Leuman.
Greta Weithaler shone during the delivery of the material for the next season : " 2014 will be my first year in the GHOST Factory Racing Team , I am very excited. I had several options , but after a first contact in Val di Sole GHOST team was my favorite . For me, for my coach and my parents the right step to do. Addressing the transfers together with such renowned athletes will be amazing and I can learn a lot from them. " The five-time Italian champion cross country will then be the new entry of the GHOST Factory Racing Team, first in the UCI Ranking Women in 2013.
Despite his young age , the young South Tyrolean has already won numerous titles . He still remembers well his tenth birthday , when he won his first silver medal. In subsequent years, followed victories in regional and two provincial titles , podiums in national and finally the title of Italian champion . The student Naturno since 2010 is part of Oetzi Bike Team . Of all the victories in national and international competitions in this period stands out the silver medal at the European Championship youth .
2013 Greta Weithaler started at large with two victories in the World Cup juniors. After winning the race to Albstadt (GER) , the next week it is also set in Nove Mesto ( CZE) . In the rest of the season Greta has collected a third place in the race of the World Cup in Val di Sole and second place in the Italian league . Extraordinary results because it was his first year among the juniors. Its positive character and his professionalism have opened the door to the GHOST Factory Racing Team. "We believe that with Greta we hired an athlete with so much potential for the future . We do not only rely on the results, our concept is based on a positive atmosphere within the team. We are known for our team spirit. The harmony between the individual members of the team is very important. All of this in recent years has made us stronger, we grew up together and we enjoyed huge success . I'm sure Greta with its positivity will integrate seamlessly in this constellation , " these are the words of Tom Teammanager Wickles .
Despite the cancellation of the Junior World Cup , the team will look to complete a number of competitions . As in previous years the season will begin with the preparation on the island of Cyprus. Below for the elite girls begin the World Cup , while Greta will compete in the newly created European series for juniors .
A GHOST Factory Racing Team stronger than ever and is then ready for its fourth year of activity. After the success of last season the team may face in a serene way the new year. In addition to the world cup and world title XCE there are numerous podiums World Cup XCO , titles and other prestigious achievements assets 2013. After retiring from competitive forced Mona Eiberweiser the team is enriched with the young Greta Weithaler . Johanna Techt is not yet ready for his return to racing after the incident with the sled . All members of the team will be seen at the end of season weekend in the Kitzbühel Alps in early November . As per tradition, the team meets for the end of the year and begin to plan trips and dates of the new season.

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