Nicola Pfund

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Nicola Pfund during his travels by bicycle in Switzerland (drawn by A. Crivelli)

Nicola Pfund (born November 7, 1960 in Sorengo) is a Swiss Italian writer, blogger and journalist.

Biography[change | change source]

He comes from Canton Schaffhausen, but he was born in Sorengo (Canton Ticino). 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[1] (member and AIPS). He is the author of several books[2] in the historical, educational, sports and travel fields. In particular, his tales about cycling trips in Switzerland[3][4] and over the Alpine passes[5][6] 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,[7] for the circulation of information concerning the “Energy Strategy 2050” of Switzerland.[8][9]

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Triathleta per passione: viaggio alla scoperta di uno sport affascinante, Lugano, Fontana, 2003.
  • Breganzona: echi dalla collina di ponente, Lugano, Fontana, 2005.
  • L'ABC del perfetto ricercatore, Lugano, Fontana, 2007.
  • La Svizzera in bicicletta, Lugano, Fontana, 2008.
  • Fare ricerca a scuola: notizie utili per svolgere piccole o grandi ricerche a scuola, Lugano, GLIMI, 2010.
  • Sui passi in bicicletta – Swiss Alpine passes by bicycle, Lugano, Fontana, 2012.
  • La filosofia del Jogger,[10][11] Bellinzona, Salvioni, 2012.
  • A-Z fitness: sport, benessere, salute, Lugano, Fontana Edizioni, 2014.
  • Allenare il corpo, allenare la mente, Firenze, Giunti Editore, 2015.
  • In bicicletta su e giù per il Ticino: 26 salite imperdibili alla scoperta di un territorio, Lugano, Fontana Edizioni, 2020.
  • Guida letteraria della Svizzera italiana. Distretto di Lugano, Bellinzona, DECS, 2021.
  • StraLugano: 15 anni di corsa (2006-2015), Associazione StraLugano, 2022.

References[change | change source]

  1. Cfr. Aa. Vv., Il giornalismo sportivo nella Svizzera italiana, ATGS, Lugano 2009, p. 156-158.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-27. Retrieved 2013-11-11.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Home".
  4. "Tessiner Zeitung: Die Schweiz mit dem Fahrrad erkunden". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2013-11-11.
  6. Pfund, © Nicola (2012). "Triathlon, che passione!: Su e giù dai passi con la bicicletta di Nicola Pfund".
  7. "UVEK - Treffen mit Bloggerinnen und Bloggern aus der ganzen Schweiz – #e2050". Archived from the original on 2013-09-06. Retrieved 2013-11-11.
  8. Pfund, © Nicola (2013). "Triathlon, che passione!: Doris Leuthard incontra i bloggers".
  9. "Energiepolitik 2050 des Bundes, oder zu Besuch bei Bundesrätin Doris Leuthard". 5 September 2013.
  10. "Welcome to nginx". Archived from the original on 2013-03-06. Retrieved 2013-11-11.
  11. "Un regalo per Natale -". Archived from the original on 2018-09-27. Retrieved 2019-02-15.

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