Meet Alexey Vermeulen, the 26-year-old dachshund-loving former WorldTour racer turned gravel aficionado from Boulder, Colorado. Though he started his career on skinny tires, he also hits the gravel roads with his standings in the WorldTour for dirt and knobby tires in 2018. Alexey is on the Sweet Protection road-cycling team. Meet the American!
Get road-ready with Alexey’s gear.
Winner - The Beligan Waffle Ride
Sweet Protection-rider Alexey Vermulen with a superior win at the 137-mile long Belgian Waffle Ride in San Diego, California in 2022. Here’s Vermeulen’s own words after an amazing win. Let’s go!
“My favorite part about Sweet Protection helmets is how well they fit and moreover, the fact that unlike most companies they cover so much adjustment that I think everyone will love them.”
— Alexey Vermulen
The Crossfire Collection
The Crossfire collection is for anyone who rocks tight gear and looks for adventure on long stretches of road or gravel. The entire collection offers comfort, performance, and protection for longer or multi-day rides.
Stronger. Lighter. Better.
On our "Meet Our Athletes" page, you can explore the incredible stories and achievements of the athletes who trust and rely on Sweet Protection gear. From daring mountain bikers conquering rugged trails to fearless skiers and snowboarders carving through powdery slopes, our athletes embody the spirit of adventure and resilience.
Wiley Miller is a legend in the ski world who originally grew up in Billings, MT. Wiley's work as a competitive and film athlete, as well as background in product development and design, has had a profound effect on the industry and sport for the past decade.
Born in California but raised in Wanaka, Ben spent years racing before making the switch to freeride competition in 2019. His results include a win at the Verbier FWQ 4* in 2022 and a second-place finish at The North Face FWQ 4* at the Remarkables. In 2024, Ben will make his debut as a Freeride World Tour Rookie, and we couldn’t be more stoked to support you hunting podiums and adreniline rush!