Founder of Alpinestars, Sante Mazzarolo, passed away yesterday in his home in Maser, Italy. His company, Alpinestars, is one of the most renowned motorsportwear manufacturers in the world.
Alpinestars, named after a mountain flower of Alps which grows near his home, was founded by Sante Mazzarolo in 1963. Starting with a motocross boot, Alpinestars has expanded into protective clothing in every sphere of motorsports including F1, WRC, MotoGP, WSBK, MXGP and many more.
Sante is survived by his wife and 3 children Gabriele, managing director of Alpinestars and Lucia and Gloria.