Who are we?
TRAILWORKS was founded by Rafael Rhyner and Rudy Hauser in autumn of 2005 in Ennenda (Switzerland). The objective was to bring together the two activities of Trail design & Consulting (Rafael Rhyner) and Distribution of Santa Cruz and Ibis Bicycles (Rudy Hauser) each of which had built up individually during the past 5 Years.
Rudy Hauserlearned Maison and after wards he found through Snowboardracing the path into the Snowdoardindustrie and worked 13 Years at Santa Cruz Snowboards as product manager. Parallel to that he built since 96 the Santa Cruz Bikedistribution in Switzerland.
Rudy Hauser was born on November 14, 1970 in Glarus, Switzerland, is a Swiss citizen
|2005||Founding of TRAILWORKS located in Ennenda, Canton Glarus|
|1998-||Responsible for distribution of the Mountainbike Brand „Santa Cruz“ in Switzerland|
|1998-Mai 2006||Various Jobs in Team-Management und Marketing for SC Snowboards|
|1992-||Participation in various Bike events such as Marathons, Freeride & Downhill Races, Triathlons etc.|
|1993 - Mai 2006||Product Manager and Production Supervisor at Santa Cruz Snowboards|
|1991-93||Snowboard Professional in international Team|
|1986-91||Masonry apprenticeship and 2 Years work in the profession.|
|1976-86||Primary school in Schwanden and Gymnasium in Glarus|
Languages: German, English & French
Rafael Rhynercompeted several years as a professional on the Mountain Bike Downhill international circuit and afterwards began building Bike Trails.
Rafael Rhyner was born September 26, 1975 in Chur, Switzerland and is aSwiss & Canadian citizen
|2005||Founding of TRAILWORKS located in Ennenda, Kanton Glarus|
|2003-2005||Studies in Economics in St. Gallen|
|2002-2003||Construction of DH-WC Course in Lugano (Switzerland)|
|2000-2003||Matura diploma in Zurich|
|1998-||Building of various Biketrails including 2003 DH-World Championships|
|1995-1999||Mountainbike professional in the disciplines DH, Dual and 4X|
|1991-1995||Apprenticeship as architectural draftsman in Glarus|
|1983-1991||Primary school in Ennenda and Sekundarschule in Glarus|
|1982-1983||Primary school in Nicaragua|
|1982-1983||Childhood in Central America (Guatemala and Nicaragua)|
Languages: German, English, French & Spanish