Is a very experienced cyclist who became professional in 2004. A great sprinter who’s career highlights include winning the 2007 Tour de Wallonie, victory in the first stage of the 2009 Tour de Poland, winning the sixth stage of the 2009 Vuelta a España, and 1st in stage five of the 2011 Tour de Suisse.
After many years in the pro cycling Borut Božič accept the new challenge to be part of the new established Team BAHRAIN MERIDA in 2017, of which he already knew many riders.
Borut is was a very important step as he contributed hugely in help building the foundations and the base of the team.
He was an important part of Grand Tours in which he still continue to be an essential asset to help achieve the teams’ goals, with his skills and experiences and he is one of the main riders who helps the leaders in the team. He has an incredible ability to cover many areas and roles as an athlete.
In the final stage of 2017 Tour de France he sprinted to 6th place in Paris and that is his best results with the jersey of our team so far.
Borut also wants to take a part of responsibility in the team to help younger cyclists thanks to all the experience gained throughout the years spent in the pro cycling world.