POP UP TELEVISED VELODROME ACTION COMES TO CANARY WHARF
Viking StreetVelodrome SuperFinals to Play Out in Canary Wharf
Montgomery Square, Canary Wharf. August 10th 2017 6pm
Professional cyclists will be battling it out for the 2017 Viking Streetvelodrome Series title in London’s Canary Wharf. The breathtaking action will be played out in front of the cameras as part of the televised show and live spectators at the event. Anyone with a passion for cycle sport will not want to miss this!
StreetVelodrome is a pop-up, portable cycling velodrome with fast straights and steep, banked corners at either end. Six pro teams from across the UK and Ireland (Team London, Team Dublin, Team Wigan, SouthCoast Rollers, Suffolk Saints and Team Wigan) have been racing in regional heats and now will be fighting for victory in an everything-to-play for Olympic pursuit-style, knock-out tournament.
Head to Montgomery Square to enjoy the bar, music and cheer for your favourite team from 6pm. You can be trackside as the likes of Olympian Craig MacLean MBE, defending series champions Jess Stone and Patrick Robinson, television presenter Anna Glowinski, New Zealand champ Bryn Dickerson and European & Italian Champion Veronika Widmann speed past you in their hopes for glory.
As part of the world’s most accessible cycle sport philosophy, it is entirely free watch or even to have a go on the StreetVelodrome track with coaching from professional riders, on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th of August. For those who fancy the challenge of a race, there is amatuer qualifications on Thursday morning to see if you have what it takes to join the pro teams in the SuperFinals. Or for kids theres racing for age groups 3 to 11 and 12 to 16. Pre-register online at www.streetvelodrome.co.uk to test yourself on our bankings and feel the adrenaline.
Notes to Editors
For more information about the series, previous venues, rider profiles or images and video content, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Media representatives are invited to experience the track for themselves from 5pm to 6pm Thursday 10th August.
All adult competitors race on the same Viking single-speed bicycles and for kids the Denovo range of bikes supplied by Hero / Avocet Sports. Helmets are provided by Limar Helmets.
The event is presented in partnership with Canary Wharf Arts & Events.
The SuperFinals reserves a VIP hospitality arena in partnership with Savills Estate & Letting Agency. For Corporate reservations, please email email@example.com
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