NICKNAME: The Marvellous
DATE OF BIRTH: 11.11.1978
RESIDING IN: Alten near Zurich
FAVORITE SPOT: Alten
DISCIPLINE: Track Cycling
RIDING SINCE: 1993
“I´d like to thank all the people who put rocks on my way. With those rocks I had built myself a castle.”
4x World Champion
5x European Champion
Silver Medal at the Olympics in Athens
Workshops “Learn how to learn like a top athlete”, Lectures, Presentations
The former track cycling professional can look back at a successful career. Seven World Cup titles, 31 won Six-day-races, 33 time Swiss Champion, 7 time European Champion and 4 World Championship titles as well as a silver medal at the Olympic Games 2004 in Athens speak for themselves.
After his retirement from professional cycling Franco is far from the spotlight. Instead he’s engaged in numerous social projects and gives lectures in the course of his ‘go on projects’ to students and companies or mentors aspiring cyclists such as perspactives.com team rider Tristan Marguet.