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Dainese presents Luminaries

Stories of ambition and achievement
from the world of adventure sports

Danny Hart and Laurie Greenland

We speak to the British downhill stars about the aura of the rainbow jersey, and why the World Championships is always the biggest race of the year

"We're always crashing but that's why we have good protection. I've been wearing Dainese gear since I was a little kid"

- Danny Hart

Simon Pagès

We head to Crankworx to talk to the French athlete about how he became involved in slopestyle mountain biking, the most dangerous discipline in the sport

"I’m always scared because slopestyle courses get bigger every year. But that’s why it’s fun..."

- Simon Pagès

Marcello Bencini

We speak to the team working with MIT to reinvent the space suit and take Dainese not only to space, but potentially the whole way to the red planet...

"Our task was to create a suit which could replicate the effects of gravity on the astronaut while they were in space"

- Marcello Bencini

Sofia Goggia

We meet the Italian downhill skier looking for Winter Olympic success on the South Korean course where she won her first World Cup gold

"Like every athlete, you go to the Olympics because you want one thing - a medal."

- Sofia Goggia

Brady Leman

We meet the Canadian ski cross star looking to put past Olympic woes behind him and claim his first Olympic medal in Pyeongchang

"I know what the Olympic atmosphere is going to feel like, so there’s no surprises anymore."

- Brady Leman

The D-Air Ski System

We go behind the airbag ski system protecting downhill gold-medallists and the world's fastest skiers at over 80mph

"It’s a safety revolution for the athletes. It can give them more confidence to reach their limits and go 100 percent"

- Marco Pastore

Matthias Mayer

We meet the Austrian alpine star who followed in his father's footsteps to find Olympic success - and then went one step further by doing it again.

"I always dreamt about getting one Olympic medal. It was never my dream to win a second gold..."

- Matthias Mayer

Troy Brosnan

We meet the Australian downhill mountain bike star looking to finally get his World Cup overall win

"I Finished Second Last Year. There's Only One Spot I Want"

- Troy Brosnan

James Hillier

We speak to leading moto rider James Hillier about riding the Isle of Man TT - the most dangerous race on Earth

"There's no margin for error. You can’t make a mistake. It’s actually incredible that it’s still going in this current world”

- James Hillier

Valentino Rossi

We take a look at the legend and legacy of a man who needs no introduction - Valentino Rossi

"When I was watching racing as a kid, all the best riders wore Dainese, so when I wanted to race it was the suit that I wanted too"

- Valentino Rossi