South African BMX specialists are headed off to Rockhill, South Carolina to represent the country in the BMX World Championships in from 23 to 30 July, 2017.
The South African riders taking part in the BMX World Championships are:
Lauren Amy Coetzee
Jasper Arlo Schweppenhauser
The UCI BMX World Championships will be hosted in the USA for the first time in over 15 years. The event is expected to see over 3000 amateurs and an estimated 300 professional BMX athletes from over 40 nations.
The Novant Health BMX Supercross Track boasts a 10.7 metre initial elite jump for speed, and was modelled based on similar elements as those of the 2008 Beijing Olympic track.
We wish all the riders taking part every success and a wonderful time abroad.
To see the event programme, click here: https://issuu.com/cityofrockhill/docs/bmxprogram_v3_final_20170703_web
For more information about the 2017 UCI BMX World Championships, click here: http://rockhillscbmx.com/2017-world-championships/