YANNIS REIZIS
MTB cyclist Marathon and Ultra Runner
Owner of Velo Studios and Velo Bike Rental
Potos Thassos ,Greece

G

iannis Reizis was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1971. He returned to Greece in 1982 to take the Greek education. In 1989 he manage to enter to the school of Management and Economy of T.E.I of Larisa. After his graduation he obtains the management of the room rental business which his parents had at Potos of Thassos.

In 2000 he started involving into the athletics and with the cycling sports more specially. He started to participate in many mountain bike races since 2004 in all over Greece. Furthermore, he started to deal with mountain running and he participate in many races as well. In 2004, he started alogn with Nikos Kitrinos, the organization of the mountain bike races, MTB-THASSOS CUP, races which developed into one of the most athletic events in northern Greece.

During summer season, he lives and works in Thassos where he maintains the room rental business along with a mountain bike rental business.

"My dream was to provide modern, professional and safe mountain bikes to people that desire to go on holiday and have an adventure!The spirit is to keep your mind and body in action.Thassos is the wright place for that!"

The most important of the races he participated are:

  • OLYMPUS MYTHICAL TRAIL 2013 100km (9th pos.)
  • 100miles ROUT 2012 Trail race
  • OLYMPIC MYTHICAL TRAIL 2012 (100KM Trail race+6000m)
  • VIRGIN FOREST TRAIL 2011 110KM
  • 2nd pos. veterans DROSOPIGI MTB RACE 2011
  • 4th position Bulgarian Championsip Bansco uphil Race 2011
  • 5th position VERNON EDURANCE RACE 2011
  • Adventure race 200km Bike-Run Kayak
  • RODOPI ULTRA TRAIL 2009 123KM+6200m 23h.38min
  • HERCULES MARATHON 2009 (4th)
  • ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 2009 166KM+9600M FINISHER (44h.38min)(12th)
  • OLYMPUS MARATHON 2009 44KM +3170m 5h57min.(26th)
  • KENTAYROS 2009 (3th)
  • HERCULES MARATHON 2008 (13th)
  • WINTER ENIPEAS 2008 (7th)
  • Virgin Forest Trail 2007-2008 111km Ultra Running Marathon (25th)
  • 2OO8 CCC-ULTRA TRAIL MONT BLANC 98KM (258th)
  • 1st Veteran Prosotsani MTB CUP 2008
  • OLYMPUS MARATHON 2008
  • 2nd Sfendami Run
  • Mtb Festival 2008
  • 2nd N.Greece mtb open cup LAILIAS 2008
  • 3rd Veteran Pikrolimni Road Race 2007
  • Participation in Greek Championships and Cups 2004-2007
  • UCI MTB WORLD MARATHON 2006
  • Vikos -Aoos Marathon 2006(13th)
  • Olympus Marathon Ε.Ο.Σ. 2006(13th)
  • Winter Enipeas 2007 (9th)
  • 1st Veteran Naoussa MTB Festival 2005