Alpinestars founder Sante Mazzarolo died at the age of 91 years
Alpinestars is a well — known manufacturer of motorcycle equipment. Its history began with Santa Mazzarolo, which, in fact, founded the Italian brand. A great man died may 1, 2020. Santa was 91. He left behind a big mark in the history of the motorcycle production equipment, and its offspring continues to operate successfully.
Santa Mazzarolo was a skilled Tanner and entrepreneur. He founded Alpinestars in 1963. At the time he made leather shoes for the European krossmenov and induistov. He called his company the English translation of the name of a flower, the Edelweiss, which grows in the Alps.
In the 1970-ies gear Alpinestars has become very popular after the victory of Roger de Coster in the world championship motocross. Alpinestars has collaborated with many riders. In 1978, Kenny Roberts boots, Alpinestars kipervas, won the world championship Grand Prix. A resounding victory stimulated sales as well as active participation in the race helped to develop the technology. Today gear Alpinestars are tens of thousands of motorcyclists around the world.
Our condolences to the family, friends and fans. Santa Mazzarolo made a great contribution to the development of modern equipment. His legacy continues to live. Gabriel, one of the three sons Santa Mazzarolo, holds the position of General Director at Alpinestars and continues his father’s work.