Emilien Barben

Name: Emilien Barben

Born on: 28 October 1991

Place of birth/residence: Saint-Aubin-Sauges

Weight: 63 kg

Height: 1.72 m

Swiss national ranking 2013: 3th U-21

Best Swiss performances: in 2014, Grand Raid Hérémence-Grimentz champion, 11th place in the Swiss Elite Men’s championships in Lostorf (Solothurn canton), 10th place in the Swiss Cup in Montsevelier (Jura canton), 13th place at the opening of the Swiss Cup Elite in Buchs

Best international performances: in 2014, 3rd place in international races in Denmark (Cat. 1) and Slovenia, winner of the World University Championships in Poland, 5th place in the XCO Samobor 2014 (Croatia), 14th place in the Östztaler Mountainbike Festival in Haiming (Austria) Elite Men, 15th place in the Racing Cup in Tesserete (Ticino); 2013, 16th place in the World Cup in Mont-Sainte Anne (Canada) men’s juniors

Competing since: 2005

Sponsor: Banque Bonhôte & Cie SA

Favourite cyclist: Nino Schurter

Slogan: "On ne naît pas champion, on le devient"