MIKE KLOSER - As Team Nike’s captain, Mike’s impressive adventure racing results include: Four Adventure Racing World Championship Titles, including the 2007 ARWC’s in Scotland, Three Eco-Challenge titles, five Primal Quest Championships and multiple National Championship Titles. He also excels in winter sports with titles in numerous events including 2007 & 2008 National Winter Triathlon Champion.
Mike was named "Adventure Racer of the Year" by Competitor Magazine, "Male Athlete of the Year" by Adventure Sport Magazine and he has two “Adventure Racing Team of the Year” titles. Mike has earned the coveted “Everest Award” one of the greatest achievements in climate sports.
Earlier in his athletic career Mike was a top competitor in professional mogul skiing, winning numerous events. He was also the founder and director of the World Professional Mogul Tour.
Mike had an incredible mountain biking career before adventure racing. He accumulated many outstanding accomplishments throughout his 12 year run including a World Mountain Bike Championship title, World downhill silver medalist, 2 time World Cup Overall silver medalist. His peers chose Mike to sit on the International Cycling Union’s board (UCI) as the athletes’ representative. Mike has recognized as one of the top mountain bikers of the 20th Century by Velo News and was inducted into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame.
Mike resides in Vail, Colorado with his wife, Emily, and their children, Heidi and Christian. The whole family has a passion for the outdoors and a inherent quest for adventure and travel.