Date of birth: 14 May 1982
In: Gorizia, Italy
Legs sailed in this edition: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
In-Port Races: Alicante, Lisbon, Cape Town, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Auckland, Itajaí, Newport, Cardiff, Gothenburg
Something about him that you don't know: He’s a four-time World Champion, four-time European Champion and four-time winner of the Giro d’Italia.
Who he is: One of Italy's top sailors, Alberto is widely considered to be one of the best drivers in the world – and returns to the Volvo Ocean Race for a second consecutive edition following a debut onboard Team Alvimedica in 2014-15.
Previous Volvo Ocean Race:
2014-15 Team Alvimedica