Monique Halter, the only 18-year-old from Appenzell in the Thömus Akros Younstars team has won just about everything there is to win this season. Swiss Championships (both in cyclo-cross and cross country), European Championships, World Championships. She is also currently leading the overall World Cup.
Alessandra Keller from Thömus maxon Swiss Mountain Bike Racing has finally established herself at the top of the world this year. After bad luck with injuries in the last few years, the athlete from Nidwalden secured the double at the end of the season: the overall victory in both the short track and the Olympic cross country distance after the Swiss championship title, World Championship silver in the short track and the first World Cup victory.