Martin Whiteley
Team Director

Former downhill racer Martin Whiteley founded 23 Degrees Sports Management in 2000, the company which owns and operates Trek World Racing. His previous teams have been Team G Cross Honda and Global Racing. Lives in Granada, Spain
Paul Schlitz
Road Manager

An avid runner, Paul Schlitz has worked on many world class teams, including Volvo Cannondale, Trek/VW, Team G Cross Honda, Maxxis Rocky Mountain and now Trek World Racing. Lives in Amiens, France.
Ben Arnott
Head Mechanic

Hailing from Scotland and having had experience as a World Cup Mechanic with Greg Williamson and the Scottish Downhill Team, Ben is also a handy Enduro rider. After 2 seasons with the team, Ben has been promoted to Head Mechanic and he wrenches for George Brannigan and Laurie Greenland. Ben is also the driver of the European Scania truck taking it to all the major events.
Ely Woody

This is Elyís 4th season with the team and is Brook MacDonaldís mechanic. Previously Ely wrenched for some of our XC riders, most notably wrenching for Anton Cooper the year he won the Junior XC World Championship. Ely lives in Apple Valley, California and is the driver for our Peterbuilt Truck that attends all North American events.
Steve Borkoski

Steve joins the team after being our North American apprentice for 2 seasons, and having also had experience with one of Trekís earlier teams, Trek Volkswagen. He wrenches now for Greg Williamson at all World Cups and supports our other mechanic Ely Woody at North American events. Steve lives in Halethorpe, Maryland, with his wife and young family.
Justin Leov
Skills Coach

With the team since its inception Justin moves into a new role as the teamís Skills Coach. Balancing his commitments with Enduro Racing, Justin will be at most major Downhill events with TWR to assist the riders in their racing and training. Lives in Blenheim, New Zealand.
Vittorio Platania
Content Manager

Vittorio not only produces all of our video material, but also oversees the team's website content and our various social media and video accounts around the web. He has a degree in Philosophy and owns the website Vittorio speaks 3 languages and lives in Sicily in Southern Italy.

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