Einer Rubio and FUN: together we built history
When he was 15 years old, Rubio Reyes’s family moved to Bogotá looking for more opportunities, a decision that would be decisive for his future. A year later, he graduates from high school at the Instituto Distrital Nueva Colombia. To help her parents, he started working in construction. Similarly, to the farm work, his new position as a work assistant required high physical effort. This tough condition, made Einer built a humble heart, a great temperament and a high sense of responsibility.
With the income he received for lifting bricks and preparing concrete, he bought his first road bike. «It was my great treasure», he recalled.
Next to Wilson Rincón on his way through FUN Team.
«In the years we shared together, we knew that Einer had the capabilities to become part of UCI World Tour, just as Santiago Buitrago. Einer was an example of constancy and passion to work. We contribute with a small part of the process, we guide them and give them a little push but at the end, they are the ones that with their love, strength and support of their family, manage to find the way», said Esteban Chaves.
Einer believes that being part of a World Tour team is an opportunity to demonstrate his skills and learn from other cultures. Additionally, he wants to be a good example for those who come behind him down the road. For him, «life is like a career. It will be difficult, it’ will have obstacles, but after all, the rewards will always come».