The BMX circuit of Horta Velodrome has been remodeled and is now safer and be ready to host the European Championships of this modality of cycling
The City Council this summer has renewed the facilities of the Municipal Velodrome d’Horta, which invested more than 2 million euros. One of the major reforms was the remodeling of the old BMX circuit, which dated from 1984 and was not in the best conditions to practice this form of cycling.
The renovation of the circuit has been total, and explains the director of the Velodrome Manel Herrando “has been to remove all dirt and had returned to the circuit again. The track, jumps up to 15 meters, the exit ramp, the exit door and perimeter fence. “It also added a powerful lighting and banked paved, and now the circuit is in good conditions to host the European Championships. Although it opened a few months ago, even a few days ago not been disputed first major championship.
One of the people who had more weight in the process of remodeling is Alfredo Moreno, who coached 28 years at this circuit and it has spent 17 designing the project for the new facility was a reality: ‘We redesigned all the space we had, which is a bit small, and we have a fast and technical circuit. It’s very nice after so much effort to see something you’ve done, “he explains.
Genesis School BMX
The school cycling Genesis is the entity that uses the circuit more specifically during the classes for people who practice BMX. At school there are kids from 4 years up to teenagers, and there train all levels. There are classes for beginners every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon and coaching the same day in the morning. The circuit is also open to the public on Fridays from 6 to 8 pm, a technician responsible and are making a contribution of 5 euros.
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