Mark Cavendish, known as the Manx Missile (Manx professional road racing cyclist) launched his official Tour de France NFT collection on the opening day of the Tour de France 2021 in collaboration with FuturProof and FomoLabs, with Future Tech and Accubits Technologies as strategic technology partners. Accubits will be working as an ongoing strategic blockchain technology advisory to support the scaled development of Mark Cavendish NFT platforms, digital assets, and further digital economy ecosystems.
It’s a trailblazing move, as Mark Cavendish becomes the first world-class cyclist to launch a full official NFT series. Celebrating iconic moments, highly collectible art, and setting up future collaborations with brands, sports partners, art, gaming, and decentralized economies.
Mark Cavendish currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Deceuninck–Quick-Step. In 2012, he became the first person to win the final Champs-Élysées stage in the Tour de France in four consecutive years. He also won a historic 31st stage win in the 2021 Tour de France on the 4th day of the world’s most famous cycling race.
The Mark Cavendish Tour de France NFT Series Collection is a digital non-fungible token (NFT) series that commemorates Mark Cavendish’s thirty-one historic Tour de France Stage Wins with seven limited edition NFT trading card designs. Each card is a unique piece of memorabilia digitally hand-signed and numbered by Mark Cavendish. Limited to just 30 and 100 editions of each card, each edition will be minted on the blockchain and the series will never be replicated. In addition, the crown jewel of Mark Cavendish Tour de France NFT Collection will be a rare 1-of-1 Kingmaker Gold Card, which will be available in a titanium metal version with 3 uniquely curated art sides as a 1-of-1 highly desirable collectible NFT card and a physical piece of art. There will be further ongoing limited edition exclusive NFT art drops throughout the Tour de France race days and immediately after the race with Black Madre artist collaborations, special moments, and iconic 2021 digital artworks.