Welcome to the team: Julia Mancuso

April 2nd, 2012

HEAD are delighted to announce that American Olympic Champion and World Cup race winner, Julia Mancuso has joined the HEAD World Cup rebels’ programme. The 28 year old American has joined on a three year programme and will use the complete skis, boots and bindings package.

Fresh from winning her 15th US National Title, Mancuso, who has won seven World Cup races, including two last season declared “I am psyched to ski for HEAD. Watching their success these past years on the World Cup is really impressive, they obviously know how to make skis that win, and I am honored to join such a great group of athletes. I am really motivated for these next years with the Olympics and World Champs in Vail coming up. I like how the skis and boots feel on the snow, and I look forward to this summer to dial everything in! These next years are going to be awesome!”

Mancuso has also won three medals at the Olympic Games and four World Championship medals. Rainer Salzgeber, Race Manager for the HEAD World Cup Rebels, explained “Due to her personality and her great versatility and skiing skills Julia is a great addition to our team.”

Julia, who competes in the Giant Slalom, Super G and Downhill disciplines, was welcomed by Johan Eliasch, Chairman and CEO: “I welcome Julia to the HEAD Race Team and we are very pleased to have her as part of our team”
Mancuso is a huge personality on the World Cup Tour and HEAD are delighted to be part of her continued success.

photo credit: US Ski Team