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Building on a successful 2010, we have kept our long term heroes and signed several new athletes, all capable of big things this season. We're happy to announce that Mina Leslie Wujastyk joins our team for 2011 after spending the winter in Swiss and Font, check out her antics on her blog. Also keep an eye out for our strong female athletes Katy Whittaker and Shauna Coxsey.
Tom Randall will be a familiar face to many, usually seen alongside partner in crime Pete Whittaker, taking down some of the world's toughest routes and cracks, whilst adding some of his own along the way ... Check out his latest route Sketch City here:
Tom Randall on Sketch City
© Mike Hutton, May 2011
All our athletes have been super busy in the off season, some abroad in better climates, whilst some stayed closer to home indoors.
The full line-up for 2011 is as follows:
Look out for all our athletes up and down the country this season. To keep up to date with Five Ten and all of their UK athletes throughout the year, join us on Facebook here.
More about Five Ten
Five Ten, a family-owned shoe company that dominates the gravity mountain bike scene and slopestyle world made its name in the vertical climbing market when founder, Charles Cole developed Stealth rubber. Stealth rubber is a proprietary rubber compound that offers the highest friction for specific activities, like climbing, mountain biking, canyoneering and hiking. Other Five Ten athletes include Dean Potter and Stephanie Davis, and extreme skier and wing suit flyer and Transformer's 3 stuntman, JT Holmes. Multiple downhill World Champion Sam Hill, Greg Minnaar. Five Ten also provided shoes for Tom Cruise to wear in Mission Impossible, Ghost Protocol. Five Ten joins Redbull, digdeep clothing, POC and Inspired Bicycles as MacAskill's premier sponsors.
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