“When I reach the top, that´s when things really get going.”

And the Winner is Christoph Strasser!

Styrian extreme athlete Christoph Strasser proved his iron will and stamina by winning the world’s toughest cycle race, the 2011 Race Across America.

The Styrian athlete, who is sponsored by JILL Sport, made history as the youngest winner of this cult race, that goes from the West to East coast of America, with his outstanding achievement. In extremely difficult conditions, for example crossing the Rocky Mountains and the Appalachians, and temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius, Christoph Strasser crossed the finishing-line first in a sensational eight days, eight hours and six minutes.

JILL Sport has been the official sponsor of the exceptionally talented Christoph Strasser since 2011. The entire JILL team headed by product manager and designer Dieter Stromayer followed the exciting contest with great interest and enthusiasm, cheering him on online and with text messages right up to the last minute.

“It’s very gratifying to be able to offer Christoph sharp vision and perfect protection with our JILL sports sunglasses”, says Dieter Stromeyer. “Quite apart from that, of course, we are completely thrilled by his outstanding sporting achievement.”

The Winner is CHRISTOPH STRASSER, AUSTRIA.

The Winner is JILL SPORT, AUSTRIA.