About me

Born in Sorengo (Canton of Ticino/Switzerland), 1960. After studying at a teacher-training college, he got a diploma as librarian-documentalist and later as General Culture teacher. Currently he teaches at a vocational school and he writes for some newspapers as a sports journalist. He is the author of several books in the historical, educational, sports and travel fields. In particular, his tales about cycling trips in Switzerland and over the Alpine passes are well known and they sometimes offer new and original information about the country. In 2012, he created a sports blog (triathlon, ecology and ethics in sports) that rapidly became one of the most visited in the Italian language area. Enough to be selected among the seven biggest bloggers of Switzerland involved in a new project of the blogosphere, for the circulation of information concerning the “Energy Strategy 2050” of Switzerland. He lives in Lugano, Switzerland.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicola_Pfund

Books (english language)

Swiss Alpine passes by bicycle, Fontana Edizioni, 2012, p. 199

“Cycling on the passes in Switzerland is more than just a sport activity. You can immerse yorself in majestic landscapes rich in history, in unpolluted mountains and valleys, put oneself to test discover that craving for the essentials which everyday life tend to choke…”

Books (italian language)