The 2017 UCI BMX World Championship is Coming -- To York County!
This summer, Rock Hill, South Carolina is gearing up to host the 2017 UCI BMX World Championship. This major event is expected to attract about 3,300 riders from over 40 Countries. The last week in July will be filled with days of racing by some of the world's best riders, including Olympians, and a wide-range of special events and activities for the whole family. The event's Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is involving hundreds of citizens and planning the countless ways they can show genuine southern hospitality to the 20,000+ people expected to enjoy the competition.
Kicking off the largest international sporting event in our state's history, there will be a downtown celebration featuring a presentation of flags from participating countries, international food trucks, live music, bike safety programs, autographs by elite BMX riders, as well as other attractions.
The amazing week will close Saturday, July 29, with world championship races and fireworks at the City's Novant Health BMX Supercross Track in Riverwalk.
Admission Saturday will be free to York County residents and their guests.
For more information about the event visit rockhillscbmx.com
For the first time in more than fifteen years, the World Championships are coming to the USA. The Novant Health BMX Supercross Track is one of just a few Olympic-caliber BMX SX tracks in the US. Modeled after the 2008 Beijing Olympic track, the Novant Health BMX Supercross Track was designed for speed with a 35-foot initial elite jump, asphalt turns for acceleration, and a breathtaking berm jump directly over the amateur track. The unique state-of-the-art surface makes for smooth and dust-free racing in all weather conditions, day or night. Want to see more? Check out the video below.
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