The season of the EWS officially kicked off last night at PuntAla Camping resort, the hosts of the race. Some of the sports top riders, legends of the sport and the event organisers talked about the race and answered questions.
The panel included: Greg Minnaar, defending DH World Champion at his debut in the EWS, enduro specialist Jerome Clementz, 2x Italian Champion Andrea Bruno, gravity living legend Nicolas Vouilloz, USA specialist Curtis Keene and BMX and MTB multichampion Anne Caroline Chausson. Chris Ball, Thomas Daddi, Enrico Guala and Franco Monchiero representing the series and the organisers.
“Finally, enduro has risen to the international level and I am proud that the first race of the EWS will use the Superenduro PRO format,” says race director Franco Monchiero. “At Punta Ala we will have a field of riders unlike any that has been seen before. Not just for the quantity, but for the number of riders who compete at the highest level of our sport. For me, it will be an honour to run a race for international riders of this calibre.”
The mountain bike community is waiting for Punta Ala, but those who can’t make it here can follow the race on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram. Just look for the hashtags #superenduro2013 , #enduroworldseries and #puntaala .