Mortirolo con Nibali
Vincenzo Nibali was born near the Strait of Messina. His nickname is the "Shark of the Strait" or simply "The Shark".
His first major win came at the 2006 GP Ouest-France, a UCI ProTour event. He is a highly capable descender and bike handler, very good climber and good time trialist. Nibali is an all-rounder, and is considered one of the strongest stage race riders of his era.