The SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing Team (former SCOTT-Odlo MTB Racing and even earlier SWISSPOWER) has a long history in mountain bike racing. It all started in 2002, when Thomas Frischknecht became the face of SCOTT’s racing program to start the SWISSPOWER team togehther with former national coach Andi Seeli. The team’s philosophy of developpingyoung talented riders from Switzerland such as Florian Vogel and from 2003 on Nino Schurter, bringing them into a professional structure turned out into a success story which lasts until today, creating National, World Cup, World and Olympic Champions.