RESIDENCE: Bern, Switzerland
TEAM: Stade Rochelais Charente-Maritime Women Cycling
|2x 2nd Powerman Zofingen Long Distance World Championship (2018, 2019)|
|2nd, 2018 ETU Powerman Middle Distance Duathlon European Championship|
|2nd, 2021 CN Switzerland ITT|
|10km run PB: 34:20 (2022 Bremgarten Reusslauf)|
Melanie Maurer is a Swiss professional cyclist and duathlete. She competed in the 2020 UCI Road World Championships Elite Women’s Road Race and is also one of 50 cyclists qualified for the 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships. Her legs of steel have taken her to silver twice at the renowned Powerman Zofingen Long Distance World Championships in Switzerland and to her first international podium at the ETU Powerman Middle Distance Duathlon European Championship.
The documentary showcases not only the audacious yet ultimately successful attempt to race the full distance of triathlon in under seven hours for men and under eight hours for women, but also the two-year build-up leading into the challenge following all six athletes involved.
Vice world champion Kat Matthews today became the first woman to finish a full distance triathlon in under eight hours
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