Today was a special day for BMX Flatland in general, but also marking a new chapter for European competitive and sportive platforms under the BMX Freestyle umbrella. It was the first BMX competition on a larger scale, since the pandemic started - the enthusiasm couldn’t have been more exciting.
The European flatland titles went to Matthias Dandois from France and Irina Sadovnik from Austria whop were accompanied by Varo Hernandez (Spain) and Alex Jumelin (France) in Elite Men, and Julia
Cadenazzo, a town in Switzerland, will be the venue of the first Freestyle BMX European Championships, a discipline that will also be part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme. The event will be held from 10 to 13 October and will also count as a qualification event for the Olympic Games. A huge number of riders and fans from all over Europe will travel to the Canton of Ticino, to a modern facility designed to enhance the great show that this discipline has to offer and like for this event, to host international competitions. The programme includes two days of competition with the eliminations Saturday 12th and the finals on Sunday 13th. Friday 11th is reserved as practice day for the competitors.
Rocco Cattaneo, President of the Union Européenne de Cyclisme: "BMX Freestyle is a discipline that