March 22, 2022 – After a few years of success on the World Cup Downhill circuit, YT nonetheless refuses to hold up the quantity boards they usually in all probability by no means will. Specializing in rider development and product growth, YT goes to develop its help of RACING DUDES, which has added Oisin O’Callaghan in 2022 to enhance the prevailing group of Erik Irmisch and Johann Potgieter.
“It´s been nice to see the child we discovered on our MOB World Tour in 2019, making his step into Elite Racing! With YT Racing Dudes, we now have an already established platform for Oisin which can assist him develop and put together for the subsequent steps in his profession. Excited to see the boys racing once more!”– Jan-Philipp Becker, Head of Sports activities Advertising & Partnerships YT Industries
Oisín O’ Callaghan Instagram: @oisinocallaghandh
Oisín’s uncooked tempo was instantly noticeable when first attending the MOB World tour in 2019, and continued to construct all through the next years on the World Cup circuit. The previous UCI Junior Downhill World Champion is specializing in growth throughout this transitional 12 months, particularly constructing on product growth and race setup.
“I’m tremendous excited this 12 months to get the season kicked off with some new adjustments. I believe it must be good racing virtually as an underdog once more, and simply deal with myself and my progress for the primary 12 months. To be using for YT Racing Dudes is ideal for me, as I obtained to select all of the sponsors I needed to make use of. I’ve already carried out two journeys with the group and the environment is nice. What’s sick is each single particular person on the group can rail turns and ship large jumps, so I’m additionally excited for some Good Occasions in between races.” -Oisin O´Callaghan
Oisin will probably be racing with the next sponsors; YT Industries, Crankbrothers, Fox Manufacturing unit Racing, Maxxis Tires, SDG Parts, Cush Core, Peaty’s. Troy Lee Designs, O-Chain, Works Parts, Oakley, Fit4Racing.
Erik Irmsich profile Instagram: @irm_70
For these acquainted with the German Downhill scene, Erik “Irm” Irmisch wants no introduction. Earlier IXS Downhill Cup total winner, Erik has been a part of the YT Household since 2009 and is an integral member within the growth of YT Industries merchandise. Erik will probably be alongside Oisín on the World Cups this 12 months, using his business expertise to offering trackside help and perception.
“After an excellent season of racing in 2019, the covid pandemic introduced me to a break in 2020. I loved much less travelling for some time and set my focus extra in the direction of my R&D job at YT, however I nonetheless missed the racing and the environment. It was no query as we put our heads collectively in 2021 for brand new targets in 2022 and beginning YT Racing Dudes program collectively. I’m excited to have younger expertise Oisín within the group, and develop along with him in his first elite world cup season. With Pottie subsequent to him he has an skilled rider with a ardour for teaching- 2022 is about to be 12 months of growth and nice vibes.” – Erik Irmisch
Erik will probably be racing with the next sponsors; YT Industries, SRAM, Rockshox, DT Swiss, Maxxis, Troy Lee Designs, Cosmic Sports activities, SDG Parts, DMR, 100%, Sensus, O-Chain, Cush Core, Peaty’s, Trailpark Klinovec, Works Parts.
Johann Potgieter Instagram: @johannpotgieter_downhill
From Port Elizabeth SA with 20 years of racing beneath his belt, Johann “Pottie“ Potgieter is a 7 x South African Downhill Champion. Pottie’s contribution to mountain biking goes deeper than simply racing, passing on his expertise & experiences to up and coming South African riders by way of Bike College camps. Not solely that, Pottie has depth of expertise at UCI World Cups, IXS Cups and product growth too.
“I’m so proud to be a part of this program! This will probably be my seventh 12 months with YT, and to see the place we now have began and the way far we now have come is simply so cool! This 12 months I’ll purpose to create a brilliant good setting within the group to make it a pleasure to race and journey our bikes, and naturally do my greatest on the races together with all the opposite guys on the group!” – Johann Potgieter
Pottie will probably be racing with the next sponsors; YT Industries, SRAM, Rockshox, DT Swiss, Maxxis, Leatt, Cosmic Sports activities, SDG Parts, DMR, Dragon Vitality, Sensus, O-Chain, Cush Core, Namgear, Trailpark Klinovec, Works Parts.
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ABOUT YT Industries
YT Industries was based by Markus Flossmann in 2008 to present gifted riders entry to aggressive grime bounce bikes. YT stands for Younger Expertise and displays its founder’s way of living: Irrespective of the age, it’s by no means too late to discover your hidden expertise or ardour and to strive one thing new. It’s by no means too late to LIVE UNCAGED.
To at the present time, YT focuses on mountain biking and presents a variety of merchandise from downhill and enduro to path bikes as a direct-to-consumer model. YT bikes are distinguished by prime quality for an distinctive worth. Be it Purple Bull Rampage, Downhill World Championships, or World Cups, YT bikes have dominated at world-class occasions and carried the most effective athletes to main titles.