Greg Minnaar, Rachel Atherton, and Richie Rude Take Home Gold in South Africa; FOX® Drivers Sweep 5 of 5 World Championship Off-Road Races® Titles at Crandon
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fox Factory Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:FOXF) (" FOX")—the ride dynamics company—congratulates its recently-crowned downhill mountain bike and off-road World Champions. From Pietermaritzburg, South Africa to Crandon, Wisconsin, September was a big month for FOX race team members who pedaled and drove their hearts out. Eight FOX athletes earned the title of World Champion, each besting a super-talented field of athletes from around the world.
Photos accompanying this release are available athttp://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=21157 http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=21158 2013 UCI DOWNHILL MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Downhill World Championships is a winner-takes-all competition where one run on a super-fast, technical track earns a rider the right to wear rainbow stripes for a year, or to face defeat. Downhill, also known as DH, pits riders in a race against the clock, where they must skillfully negotiate a succession of fast and technical passages. Riders must show courage along with excellent technical and piloting skills to be able to successfully traverse around tree roots, banked sections, bumps, jumps and other natural obstacles along the way.