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THE BOA TRAIL TEAM

Dialed In to Trail Running

 

 

 

 

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The BOA Trail Team is made of 15 international athletes that live and run in the Rockies and iconic mountain ranges across Europe.


MEET THE TEAM.

The BOA Trail Team is made up of 15 international athletes that live and run in the Alps or the Rockies. This diverse group works with BOA, pioneering new ways to advance trail running performance by improving the fit of the shoe upper. Our athletes test and provide feedback - helping to inform our process through their knowledge, discipline, and distance. Explore the pioneers we partner with and support.

BOA Alps Team Runner Sarah Dorschlag

Sarah
Dörschlag

Alps, Austria

Sarah started trail running to provide an outlet from her mentally exhausting studies. Now she embraces the pain that comes with reaching the peak of performance – especially on the trails of the famous Nordkette near her home in Innsbruck.

ACHIEVEMENTS
2018

4th place Schwarzach Trail, 2nd place Gore-Tex Transalpine Run (overall after 7 stages)

BOA Alps Team Runner Gerald "Sancho" Fister

Gerald “Sancho”
Fister

Alps, Austria

Gerald “Sancho” Fister has been entrenched in all things sports since he was 15 years old. He began trail running as complementary training to bike racing but loved it so much that he made it his primary pursuit.

ACHIEVEMENTS
2019

1st place Sürdtirol Ultra Sky Race, 1st place Hochkönigman Endurance Trail, 1st place Schwarzach Ultra
2018
1st place Pitz Alpine Glacier Trail 100km, 1st place Schwarzach Ultra, 1st place Hochkönigman Endurance Trail
2017
1st place Traunstein Bergmarathon, 1st place Pitz Alpine Glacier Trail 100km, 1st place Großglockner Ultra Trail, 1st place Hochkönigman Endurance Trail
2016
1st place Großglockner Ultra Trail

BOA Alps Team Runner Florian Grasel

Florian
Grasel

Alps, Austria

#LifeWorkTrailBalance is Flo’s life mantra. As a father of two and CEO of his own IT business, he is a master of time management. He began running races in 2010 and within three years accomplished his first major feat: Finishing at UTMB, 171km/10.000m elevation.

ACHIEVEMENTS
2019

1st place GGUT Großglockner Ultratrail
2018
1st place Hochkönig Endurance Trail, 1st place Mozart 100, 9th place UTMB, Austrian Trail Runner of the Year
2017
1st place Hochkönig Endurance Trail, sub-24hr UTMB finish, Austrian Trail Runner of the Year

BOA Alps Team Runner Michael Kabicher

MICHAEL
KABICHER

Alps, Austria

Michael is the founder of the EMEA Trail Team and the first athlete to join the roster. He draws on his trail running experience every day at his job as an account manager at BOA. In addition to running, Michi gets dialed in to ski mountaineering and cycling.

ACHIEVEMENTS
2018

2nd place Korea 50k, 4th place Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji, STY 90k
2017
Represented Austria at IAU Trail World Championships
2016
2nd place Transalpine Run, Represented Austria at IAU Trail World Championships

BOA Alps Team Runner Ivan Paulmichl

Ivan
Paulmichl

Alps, Austria/Italy

Ivan first developed a passion for trail running while overcoming an illness. An Italian by birth, he currently lives and works in Austria as a Senior Scientist at the University of Innsbruck. Ivan is also a competitive ski mountaineer.

ACHIEVEMENTS
2016

2nd place Transalpine Run

BOA Alps Team Runner Virginia Perez Mesonero

Virginia Pérez
Mesonero

Pyrenees, Spain

Virginia is passionate about sports, especially when it involves the mountains. She is grateful to be living in the most mountainous region of Spain and credits her success to her commitment to becoming a better version of herself every day.

ACHIEVEMENTS
2016, 2017, 2019, 2021

4x Spanish Championship
2021
1st place in the Transgrancanaria Marathon, Spanish championships Maginatrail - 1st place in Vertical Kilometer race, 3rd place in Skyrace
2019
6th place in the Vertical Kilometer World Cup
2018
6th place in the Vertical Kilometer World Cup

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La Sportiva Cyklon

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La Sportiva
CYKLON

 

La Sportiva VK Trail Running Shoe

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La Sportiva
VK BOA

 

Saucony Switchback 2 Mens

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Saucony
Switchback 2

 

adidas Terrex Agravic Tech Pro

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ADIDAS TERREX
AGRAVIC TECH PRO

 

adidas Terrex Two BOA

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adidas TERREX
TWO BOA

 

adidas Terrex Agravic BOA Women's

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AGRAVIC BOA