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Ester Furlan

A naturally gifted athlete, she combined outstanding results in cycling, running and triathlon, with a successful career in General Electric, McKinsey and Boston Consulting Group. But under such a thick skin, Ester is mad for home made icecream and dark chocolate, and has a true passion for discovering authentical Italian gourmet ristoranti and boutique hotels where relax and indulge in a spa. Ester is English and French fluent. Contact me

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Alessandro Petacchi "Alejet"

One of the greatest sprinters of all times, in his 18 years career as a Pro Alessandro won more than 180 races including Monument Classics such as Milano-Sanremo, 6 stages and the green jersey at the Tour de France, and 22 stages and a points classification at the Giro d’Italia, making him #3 in the all-time stage winners classification after Eddy Merckx and Mario Cipollini. After retiring from competitive professional cycling in 2014, Alessandro is now a coach for professional teams.

Marco Saligari "Il Commissario"

Winner of 1993 Tour de Suisse  and of one of the longest breakaways in the history of the Giro d’Italia (199km ending alone atop the 1,815m climb of Valle Varaita), Marco is one of the most experienced racers with 9 participations to the Giro. After retiring from competitive professional cycling, Marco became a TV commentator for Eurosport and the Host of the TV reality show “The Coach”. Marco speaks French and English

Paolo Savoldelli "Il Falco"

Twice winner of the Giro d’Italia (2002 and 2005), Paolo is known as a climber but, more importantly, for his downhill skills that earned him the nickname of Il Falco (The Hawk) and the title of best descender of all times. After retiring from competitive professional cycling, Paolo became a commentator for the Italian TV channel RAI and Eurosport and, more recently, a director of TV Bike Channel.