Laurent Vidal

Sport/discipline: Olympic Triathlon

About Laurent: He started triathlon when he was 9 in his hometown. Laurent turned pro after finishing a bachelor in sport management in 2006. Over the past four years Laurent has lived in France and New Zealand, the home country of my partner, Andrea Hewitt, who also is an international triathlete. In between traveling and training sessions Laurent like to compose electronic music (techno/ techouse/ electronic).

Hometown: Sète , South of France

Current residence: Christchurch, New Zealand, and Sète, France

SRAM® products used: SRAM RED BB30.

Zipp® products used: Zipp 404 Firecrest®, Zipp 101, Service Course® stem, bar and seat post.

Favorite SRAM product and why: The SRAM RED shifter because of their ergonomy.

Favorite Zipp product and why: Zipp 404 Firecrest because they prove you can look the best and be the best...

You’re stranded on a desert island and you have to choose one of each of the following:

One album? A live act/Dj set from too many DJ’s.

One candy? I would choose unlimited Bundaberg ginger beer over any candy!

Notable Race Results:

Qualified for 2012 London Olympic Games.

French Champion 2009 and 2011.

Seventh of the World Triathlon Series 2011.

Fifth of the European championship 2010.



Twitter: @laurentvidal