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Five days of world class action, speed and drama, to the World cycling. Copenhagen was the first city in the from the world’s best BMX riders. world to receive the UCI Bike City label, which is awarded to internationally renowned cities Copenhagen is ready - and so are 2,500 riders It is with great pride that Danish BMX, under for their support of cycling at all levels. One from the age of 5 and up - including the pro- Danmarks Motor Union, has been given the of the criteria for becoming a Bike City is the fessional elite. Ready to give the thousands honour to present a Danish audience with the organisation of events on the UCI interna- of spectators some value for money - at what pinnacle of international BMX. tional calendar. will probably be the biggest UCI BMX World Championships ever. BMX was established in Denmark just 30 years Copenhagen has more than fulfilled this ago, and in that relatively short period of time a requirement over the last few years by orga- And our BMX track has once again been tremendous amount has happened to both the nising legs of the UCI BMX Supercross series, upgraded with a number of new, permanent sport, and the Danish clubs. UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics and last facilities - and according to the UCI, we now year’s UCI Track Cycling World Champion- have the best venue in Europe. As such, Denmark is one of the leading coun- ships. In September, Copenhagen will also tries in Europe when it comes to number of host the UCI Road World Championships. But Copenhagen has been awarded the UCI Bike members in relation to number of inhabitants. for the moment, all eyes are on the specialists City label - and we are proud of that. In Denmark BMX is represented by 24 clubs na- of cycling’s spectacular BMX discipline. I know Because we are a biking city – with a big bi- tionwide and is a remarkable sport which man- that Copenhagen will once again rise to the king population. To us the bicycle is more than ages to grow year on year. The growth comes occasion to ensure that this is a top quality an environmentally friendly leisure sport - it is largely from the ability to attract new riders that event, and I am looking forward immensely simply just the best way to get around Copen- are fascinated by the youthful sport where ac- to this edition of the Worlds. I have no doubt hagen. Together we bike around 1.21 million tion and excitement goes hand in hand. that my enthusiasm is shared by the competi- km on our 350 km bike paths and green bike tors, especially those who have already been routes – the same as two bike rides to the BMX World Championships are measured by fortunate enough to come to this beautiful city moon and back again – every day! number of competitors and the breadth of the for the UCI BMX Supercross. elite that compete. These numbers are the I wish them all the best of luck. We know we have now gathered all the best highest within the sport. The World Champion- BMX riders in the world. We know they are all ships do not have the same restrictions on the Finally, my thanks go to the Organisation Com- fighting hard to win. We know we have one of number of Elite competitors that is noticeable at mittee, volunteers and the city’s the world’s best tracks. I don’t think any UCI another of the sport’s mega-events: the Olympic authorities who have made this event pos- BMX World Championships can ask for more. Games. sible. Yours is a city dedicated to cycling and we are honoured to return once again for the I wish you all a pleasant stay here in Bike City. At Copenhagen’s BMX facility you will get the 2011 UCI BMX World Championships. Maybe some of you will tune in on Wonderful chance to see more international BMX stars Copenhagen again this September - when riders than at any other event in the World. are on other bikes - and the UCI Road World Championships is rolling. Congratulations to all the organisations that have been involved in bringing a world class event to Denmark. And congratulations in particular to the local club, Copenhagen BMX, whose fantastic can-do attitude has set new standards for what is achievable by a dedicated yet smaller club. Welcome to a World Class Sport. 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For more info please visit: www.bmxcopenhagen.com • www.uci.ch • www.cph-bmx.dk • www.bikecitycopenhagen.com denmark in high gear By Eline Andersen, Event and Communication Manager, Sport Event Denmark In 2011, Denmark is gearing up for no less than three lished early in the process and determined to deliver The UCI Road World Championships 2011 great cycling events on Danish soil, namely the UCI BMX successful events to the full satisfaction of the rights ow- It has been 54 years since Denmark hosted the largest World Championships 2011, the 2011 UCI Para-Cycling ners. In the run-up for the events, it is possible to follow cycling event of them all last. With an expected live- Road World Championships and the UCI Road World the preparations closely, e.g. on social media platforms, audience of 400,000 over the 6 days of race (20,000 Championships 2011. and to share the excitement leading up to the hosting of Monday, 30,000 Tuesday, 50,000 Wednesday, 50,000 the events. Friday, 100,000 Saturday and 150,000 Sunday) and In many ways, 2011 will be a year of great bike events about 1,000 journalists, not to mention a tv-coverage and cycling sport in Denmark. With the UCI BMX World Both jointly and separately, the three events are used of 400 hrs, this huge cycling event is by no means the Championships coming up in July in Copenhagen, the as a leverage for a thematization of the Danish bike cul- greatest of the said three hallmark events. UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Septem- ture. Just to mention one of the side-events, Copenha- ber in Roskilde and the UCI Road World Championships gen is staging a “bike festival”, which runs parallel with The Danish Cycling Federation has about 25,000 in September in Copenhagen/Rudersdal, Denmark the core event; the UCI Road World Championships. And members and is the 14th largest sports federation in gets the opportunity to show the world that the bike is in Roskilde, the city has announced the year of 2011 as Denmark (under the auspices of the National Olympic a natural part of the Danes’ everyday life and culture. “Bike Year”. Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark). Moreover, the said three cycling events are important drivers for Denmark’s brand as one of the world’s The UCI BMX World Championships 2011 FACTS: leading sports events destinations. Both in 2008, 2009 and 2010, Denmark has hosted a Copenhagen is the only city in the world, which has been UCI BMX Supercross World Cup. Throughout this period appointed as Bike City by the UCI by now and between CEO of Sport Event Denmark, Lars Lundov, says: “Within of time, the organisers have upgraded the track and it 2008 and 2011 Copenhagen is host of 6 major interna- the cycling sports community and the sports community is now ready for the championships, including two per- tional cycling events. HRH Crown Prince Frederik, who is for disabled, these three events are hallmark events. manent starting ramps (5 and 8 metres). In 2010, this also an IOC-member, is protector for the BikeCity events. We do expect that the UCI Road World Championships, BMX-track was announced as Europe’s best by the UCI along with the UEFA U/21 European Championships and after the UCI BMX World Championships 2011 it is Behind BCC (Bike City Copenhagen) stand as strong 2011 in June, are the largest sports events in Denmark an ideal training venue for the world elite in its preparati- partners as the Danish Motor Sport Union, the Danish ever both in terms of media coverage, prestige and num- ons for the Olympic Games 2012 in London. Cycling Federation, Sport Event Denmark, the City of ber of visitors. But it doesn’t stop there. I am pleased Copenhagen, the City of Ballerup, the City of Rudersdal, to add that beyond these hallmark events, Denmark The UCI Para-Cycling Road World the Capital Region and Wonderful Copenhagen. is hosting a great variety of World Championships and Championships 2011 European Championships throughout the year. As a Cyling is one of the biggest sports within para-sports. 27-31 July: national partner and expert, we are involved in the many In Denmark, there are approx. 600 active riders and UCI BMX World Championships in Copenhagen different events, a.o.t. to ensure that Denmark’s image Denmark has a long-standing tradition for medals at the as an innovative and creative international sports event Para-Olympics (gold in Athens) as well as at European 8–11 September: destination is strengthened, but also to make sure that and World Championships, both on track and road. The UCI Para-Cycling Road World the organiser experience gained at all the events is sha- participants at the event in Roskilde will use the race as Championships in Roskilde red with future organisers of sports events in Denmark.” a potential leverage for their London 2012 Para-Olympics qualification. The participants are competing in different 19-25 September: Behind the hosting of each of the above three hallmark classes of handicap, split up into four categories each UCI Road World events stands a very strong event organisation, estab- according to the level of disability. Championships in Copenhagen/Rudersdal PUBLIC ENTRANCE ACCREDITATION 250 m. EXPO Copenhagen, Denmark 27-31 July 2011 TICKET SALE 2011 UCI BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, COPENHAGEN DENMARK Event scheduleTOILETS EXPO Sunday, 24 July GRANDSTAND, PUBLIC 17.00 - 19.00 Accreditation Center open / Only for OC staff 14.00 - 18.00 Registration Office open GRANDSTAND 18.00 - 20.00 UCI BMX Convention D TAN Monday, 25 July LOSSEPLADSVEJ NDS 09.00-13.00/15.00-19.00 Accreditation Center open GRA GRAND 09.00 - 11.00 Registration Office open STAND 09.00 - 18.00 Practise - All Challenge classes Groups to be advised X TRAC BM K 09.00 - 10.25 Practise Group 1 10.30 - 11.55 Practise Group 2 12.00 - 13.25 Practise Group 3 VIP 13.30 - 14.55 Practise Group 4 ST A RA RT ST 15.00 - 17.55 Practise Group 5 M AR 5 m P RA T . MP 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting 8 m. DJ VIDEOS CREEN STAGE Tuesday, 26 July MEDIC CONFER PRESS VIP 09.00 - 16.30 Accreditation Center open ENCE P PA ROOM R 09.00 - 18.00 Practise - All Challenge classes K GroupsRMto be advised FE PRESS UCI 09.00 - 10.25 Practise Group 1 E P 10.30 - 11.55 Practise Group 2 12.00 - 13.25 Practise Group 3 VIP ACCREDITATION 500 m. 13.30 - 14.55 Practise Group 4 ENTRANCE: STAGING UCI RIDERS AREA 15.00 - 17.55 Practise Group 5 INFO RIDERS PRESS 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting TEAM 19.30 Opening Ceremony City Hall Square Copenhagen REGISTRATION Wednesday, 27 July may be subject to change Venue layout VEJLANDS ALLÉ PARKING 500 m. 09.00 - 16.30 Accreditation Center open 08.00 - 08.55 Warm-up - Challenge Classes 09.00 - 17.00 UCI BMX World Challenge The Copenhagen All classes 14 & Under Motos.1/8-finals,1/4-finals,1/2-finals. Main Finals 17.00 - 17.30 Prizegiving Ceremony 09.00 - 16.30 Thursday, 28 July Accreditation Center open BMX superCross arena 2011 08.00 - 08.55 Warm-up - Challenge Classes 09.00 - 14.30 UCI BMX World Challenge All classes 15 & Over, Masters Motos.1/8-finals,1/4-finals,1/2-finals. Main Finals 14.30 - 15.00 Prizegiving Ceremony 15.00 - 15.55 Elite Men Practice 16.00 - 16.55 Junior Men Practice 17.00 - 17.55 Elite Women/Junior Women Practice 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting Friday, 29 July 09.00 - 16.30 Accreditation Center open 09.30 - 09.55 Elite/Jr Women Practice 10.00 - 10.25 Junior Men Practice 10.30 - 10.55 Elite Men Practice 11.00 - 15.45 UCI BMX World Championships Jr Women,Jr Men,Elite The BMX Supercross track in Copenhagen was constructed Women, Elite Men Time Trials permanent BMX for the World Cup in 2008 and is one of very fewQualification 16.00 - 17.00 UCI BMX World Championships Supercross tracks in the world. Other places you can find a similar track is at the Time Trials Super Finals UCI training centre in Switzerland, the US Olympic training centre outside San Diego and of 17.10 the Olympic Prize giving ceremony course at - 17.30 BMX venue in Beijing, China. The track is 345 meters long, and is made of 6000 m3 17.45 - 18.15 soil and 150 ton of asphalt. Team Manager Meeting A BMX Supercross track is designed to challenge the very best BMX riders in the world. Compared to a normal BMX track, it features higher Saturday, 30 July speeds, bigger jumps and very technically demanding sections. The most obvious feature is the 8 meter tall SWATCH start ramp. After launching 09.00 start gate Accreditation Center open out of the - 16.30 the riders drops into a 28° pitch hitting the first jump with speed nearly 60 km/h. 11.20 - 11.45 Junior Women/Elite Women warm up 11.50 - has an All the turns12.15asphalt surface and are very bigwarm up out. It makes it possible for the rider to carry their speed without loosing Junior Men and bowled traction, and also to make some “high-low” passing moves. 12.20 - 12.40 Elite Men warm up 12.45 - 13.00 Riders Introduction 13.00 - 16.30 UCI BMX World Championships Jr Women,Jr Men,Elite Women, Elite Men World championship BmX in denmark: Welcome to a sport onathe move World Championship BmX in denmark: Welcome to sport that is going places BmX is organised under denmark’s motor union (dmu), Which apart from BmX also organises motocross, off track, road racing, drag racing, and speedWay. denmark’s motor union is a specialist association under denmark’s sports association (dif). BmX is past 10 years the numBer of BmX riders organized in dmu has tripled. in theorganised under denmark’s motor union (dmu), WhiCh apart from BmX also organises motoCross, off traCk, road raCing, drag raCing, and speedWay. denmark’s motor union is a By Denmarks Motor Union speCialist assoCiation under denmark’s sports assoCiation (dif). By Danmarks growing BMX is a Motor Union sport. In Denmark as well as internationally. In most of the clubs the training is held in one group, which The sport appeals as a leisure sport as well as an Elite sport, helps the social bonding across all levels of age, skills and BMX is a growing sport. In Denmark as well as Internationally. The can ride a bicycle comfortably without stabilisers. This means the to all its experience. You can there BMX as age limit. and offers development opportunities and experiences youngest riders are 5-6 years of age, and startis no upper soon as you can ride a bicycle sport appeals as a leisure sport as well as an Elite sport, and offers riders. development opportunities and experiences to all its riders. comfortably without stabilisers. This means the youngest riders The largest group of riders is the 11-13 year olds. are 5-6 years of age, and there is no upper age limit. The number of in Denmark has tripled has over 10 in just From 10 being an International niche-phenomenon BMX has Thenumber of ridersriders in Denmark in just tripled years. over initially The largest group of riders is the 11-13 year olds. Today approximately 1000 members are spread over a total of 24 managed to spread worldwide in just 40 years, and has become an years. Today approximately 1.000 members are spread over a clubs nationwide. Olympic Event. The biggest international recognition came in 2003 total of 24 clubs nationwide. From initially being an international niche-phenomenon BMX when the International Olympic Committee decided to make BMX a In most of the clubs the training is has Games feature spread onwards. Denmark permanent Olympic managed to from 2008worldwide in just 40 years, and has held in one group, which helps the become an and had two qualifying competitors in was there from the beginning Olympic Event. The biggest international recognition social bonding across all levels of came in 2003 Women, and Henrik Baltzersen in Beijing, Amanda Sørensen in Elitewhen the international Olympic Committee deci- age, skills and experience. You Elite Men. can start BMX as soon as you ded to make BMX a permanent Olympic Games feature from 2008 onwards. Denmark was there from The fact that BMX managed to become an Olympic Event in spite ofthe beginning and had two qualifying competitors is Beijing, Amanda Sørensen in Elite such a short time frame as an independent sport in no coincidence. Falcon BMX Aalborg Women, individual performances, as in as being BMX showcases intensity,and Henrik Baltzersenwell Elite Men. Klarup BMX Klub a family sport at the same time. The sport of BMX appears very Aars BMX Klub Storvorde BMX Klub youthful and offers new forms of competition that are inspired from Sallingsund BMX-Klub Dragon BMX Klub other extreme The fact that BMX managed to become sports. an Olympic Event in spite of such a short time frame as an independent sport is no experienced BMX BMX showcases intensity, If, after having coincidence. first hand at the World Championships individual perform- Møldrup BMX Klub in Denmark, you want to gowell see or try riding family Denmark, the same time. The ances, as and as being a BMX in sport at then contact a club in your locality to enquire about practise times Feldborg BMX Klub Bjerringbro BMX Klub sport of BMX appears very youthful and offers new forms of and the conditions of becoming a member. competition that are inspired from other extreme sports. Visit www.dmusport.dk to find the nearest BMX clubs and their Ikast BMX Klub contacts. If, after having experienced BMX first hand at the Skanderborg BMX Klub World Championships in Denmark, you want to go Welcome to a sport that is going Varde BMX Klub and see or try riding BMX in Denmark, then contact places. Ellum BMX Klub “Mulle” a club in your locality to enquire about practise Østjysk BMX Klub Billum BMX Kalundborg BMX Klub times and the conditions of becoming a member. Roskilde BMX Klub Københavns BMX Sorø BMX Klub Visit www.dmusport.dk to find the nearest Køge BMX Klub Taulov-Skærbæk IF BMX Slagelse BMX Klub BMX clubs and their contacts. Haderslev BMX Klub Welcome to a sport on the move. Tønder BMX Club Clubs all over Denmark represent BMX. Find contact details at www.dmusport.dk, and click the BMX tab. evenT sChedule 2011 UCI BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, COPENHAGEN DENMARK Event schedule sunday24 July 17.00 - 19.00 Accreditation Center open/Only for OC staff friday29 July Sunday, 24 July 09.00 - 16.30 Accreditation Center open 17.00 - Registration Office open 14.00 - 18.00 19.00 Accreditation Center open / Only for OC staff Women/ Junior Women Practice 09.30 - 09.55 Elite 14.00 - UCI BMX 18.00 - 20.0018.00 Convention Registration Office open 10.00 - 10.25 Junior Men Practice 18.00 - 20.00 UCI BMX Convention 10.30 - 10.55 Elite Men Practice monday25 July 09.00-13.00/15.00-19.00 Accreditation Center open 11.00 - 15.45 Monday, 25 July Women, Elite Men - Time Trials Qualification Elite UCI BMX World Championships Jr Women, Jr Men, 09.00-13.00/15.00-19.00 open 09.00 - 11.00 Registration Office Accreditation Center open 16.00 - 17.00 09.00 - 11.00 - All ChallengeRegistration Office open 09.00 - 18.00 Practise Classes - Groups to be advised UCI BMX World Championships 09.00 - Practise 09.00 - 10.25 18.00 Group 1 Practise - All Challenge classes Trials Super Finals Time Groups to be advised 09.00 - Practise 10.30 - 11.5510.25 Group 2 Practise Group 1 17.10 - 17.30 Prizegiving Ceremony 10.30 - Practise 12.00 - 13.2511.55 Group 3 Practise Group 2 17.45 - 18.15 Team Manager Meeting 12.00 - Practise 13.30 - 14.5513.25 Group 4 Practise Group 3 15.00 - 17.5514.55 Group 5 13.30 - Practise 15.00 - 17.55 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting Practise Group 4 Practise Group 5 saturday30 July 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting 09.00 - 16.30 Accreditation Center open tuesday26 July 09.00 - 16.30 Accreditation Center open 11.20 - 11.45 Elite Women/ Junior Women warm up 11.50 - 12.15 Junior Men warm up Tuesday, 26 July - 12.40 Elite Men warm up 12.20 09.00 - Practise Accreditation Center open 09.00 - 18.00 16.30 - All Challenge Classes - Groups to be advised 12.45 - 13.00 Riders Introduction 09.00 - Practise 09.00 - 10.25 18.00 Group 1 Practise - All Challenge classes - 16.30 13.00 Groups to be advised 09.00 - Practise 10.30 - 11.5510.25 Group 2 Practise Group 1 UCI BMX World Championships Jr Women, Jr Men, 10.30 - Practise 12.00 - 13.2511.55 Group 3 Practise Group 2 Elite Women, Elite Men 12.00 - 13.30 - 14.5513.25 Group 4 Practise Practise Group 3 16.30 - 17.00 Prizegiving Ceremony 13.30 - 14.55 15.00 - 17.55 Practise Group 5 Practise Group 4 17.30 - 18.00 Team Manager Meeting 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting 15.00 - 17.55 Practise Group 5 19.30 Opening Ceremony - City Hall Square Copenhagen 18.00 - 18.30 19.30 Team Manager Meeting Opening Ceremony sunday31 July City Hall Square Copenhagen Wednesday27 July Wednesday, 27 July 09.00 - 16.30 Accreditation Center open 09.00 - 16.30 Accreditation Center open 08.00 - 09.00 Warm-up - All Challenge Cruiser Classes 09.00 - 16.00 09.00 - Warm-up Accreditation 08.00 - 08.55 16.30 - Challenge Classes Center open World Challenge Cruiser All Challenge cruiser Classes 08.00 - 09.00 - 17.00 08.55 Warm-up - Challenge Classes Motos, 1/8-finals, 1/4-finals, 1/2-finals, Main Finals BMX World Challenge - All Classes BMX World Challenge UCI09.00 - 17.00 UCI 14 & Under 16.00 - 16.30 Prizegiving Ceremony Motos, 1/8-finals, 1/4-finals, 1/2-finals. Main Finals All classes 14 & Under 17.00 - 17.30 Prizegiving Ceremony Motos.1/8-finals,1/4-finals,1/2-finals. Main Finals 17.00 - 17.30 Prizegiving Ceremony 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting thursday28 July 09.00 - Accreditation Center open 09.00 - 16.30 16.30 Accreditation Thursday, 28 JulyUCI BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, COPENHAGEN DENMARK Center open 2011 Event schedule Sunday, 24 July 08.00 - Warm-up Warm-up 08.00 - 08.55 08.55 - Challenge Classes - Challenge Classes 17.00 - 19.00 Accreditation Center open / Only for OC staff 09.00 - 09.00 - 14.30 14.30 UCI BMX World Challenge 18.00 - 20.00 14.00 - 18.00 Registration Office open UCI BMX Convention All classes 15 & Masters UCI BMX World Challenge - All Classes 15 & Over, Over, Masters Monday, 25 July 09.00-13.00/15.00-19.00 Accreditation Center open Motos, 1/8-finals, 1/4-finals, 1/2-finals. Main Finals Motos.1/8-finals,1/4-finals,1/2-finals. Main Finals 09.00 - 11.00 Registration Office open 14.30 - 15.00 Prizegiving Ceremony 14.30 - 15.00 Prizegiving Ceremony 09.00 - 18.00 Practise - All Challenge classes Groups to be advised 09.00 - 10.25 Practise Group 1 15.00 - 15.55 Elite Men Practice 15.00 - 15.55 Elite Men Practice 10.30 - 11.55 Practise Group 2 12.00 - 13.25 Practise Group 3 16.00 - 16.55 Junior Men Practice 13.30 - 14.55 Practise Group 4 16.00 - 16.55 Junior Men Practice 15.00 - 17.55 Practise Group 5 17.00 - 17.55 Elite Women/Junior Women Practice 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting 17.00 - 17.55 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting Elite Women/Junior Women Practice Tuesday, 26 July 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting Schedule is subject to changes. 09.00 - 16.30 Accreditation Center open 09.00 - 18.00 Practise - All Challenge classes Groups to be advised opening Ceremony at the City hall square! don’T miss The opening ceremony of The uci bmX world championships 2011 - a specTacular show Taking place aT The ciTy hall square (rådhuspladsen) in cenTral copenhagen. July 26 from 19 .30-21.30 ciTy hall square (rådhuspladsen, 1550 copenhagen v) The evenT includes: highlighTing of each parTicipaTing counTry / raise of The uci flag / official welcome speeches famous danish rock band The floors is made of lava / freesTyle presenTed by red bull: viki gomez [flaTlander] / peTr kraus [Trial biker] / dJs… and a loT of surprises come Join us celebraTing The opening of The uci bmX world championships 2011 TogeTher wiTh bmX riders and enThusiasTs from around The world, copenhageners and TourisTs. The ciTy hall square is locaTed close To The bmX venue and is easy accessible for everyone by bike, fooT and public TransporTaTion. welcome speeches, raise of The uci concerT by The floor is made of lava, flag, highlighTing of each counTry eTc. freesTyle shows and dJs miXed wiTh shows and enTerTainmenT viki gomez [flaTlander] The floors is made of lava peTr kraus [Trial biker] danish riders BmX World championships Morten Therkildsen Niklas Laustsen - Nickname: Morten T / Age 27 - Nickname: None / Age: 18 - Hometown: Hørning - Hometown: Visborg - Team: Redline International Team - Team: BMX Shoppen/Fly Racing & landsholdet - Sponsors: Mavic, Fly Racing Danmark, Maxxis, ODI, Gusset, - Sponsors: Kildegaarden, Mit Bureau, Metaﬁx, Ceramicspeed Cykelgear.dk, FitnessMaster - Started BMX racing: 1988 - Started BMX racing: 1998 - Career number: 102 - Career number: 308 - Favorite music: Mixed - Favorite music: Rap - Hobbies: Cycling - Any quirks/superstitions: A few, I just like to have my - One thing people may not know about me: stuff in order for racing I work full time beside my BMX career - Hobbies: BMX Klaus Bøgh Andresen Simone T. Christensen - Nickname: Twemark / Age: 24 - Nickname: Tetsche / Age: 17 - Hometown: Copenhagen - Hometown: Mammen, Bjerringbro - Team: Bombshell Avent Denmark - Team: One/Kenda World Team - Sponsors: Bmxfactor.com, Team Copenhagen, KEA.dk, friis-dk.dk - Sponsors: Team ONE/Kenda - Started BMX racing: 1991 - Started BMX racing: 8 years old - Career number: 191 - Career number: 4 - Favorite music: Almost everything - Favorite music: Everything from pop, rap, rock and soul - Any quirks/superstitions: I live my life after this sentence: - Any quirks/superstitions: I always wear a rubber Yesterday is history, tomorrow is mystery and today is a gift! bracelet in red and white with “Denmark” on it. - Pastime/hobbies: I spent as much time as possible with - Hobbies: BMX my closest friends and family,Playstation, - One thing people may not know about me: Top 20 I bring my 2 teddies at races for good luck Chris T. Christensen - Nickname: None / Age: 15 - Hometown: Mammen, Bjerringbro - Team: One/Kenda World Team - Sponsors: Team ONE/Kenda - Started BMX racing: 6 years old - Career number: 1 uCi BMX - Favorite music: Chillin’ music - Any quirks/superstitions: I do my shit without - Hobbies: BMX race and freestyle Men Elite Overall Ranking Season 2010/2011 Updated June 7, 2011 Rank Name Nation Age Points Rank Name Nation Age Points 1 Marc Willers New Zealand 26 958 11 Ramiro Marino Argentina 23 514 2 Sam Willoughby Australia 20 938 12 Raymon Van Der Biezen Netherlands 24 509 3 Joris Daudet France 20 925 13 Khalen Young Australia 27 495 4 Brian Kirkham Australia 25 732 14 Maris Strombergs Latvia 24 494 5 Corben Sharrah United States 19 716 15 Carlos Mario Oquendo Zabala Colombia 24 476 6 Nicholas Long United States 22 683 16 Josh Meyers United States 23 464 7 David Herman United States 23 630 17 Augusto Castro Herrera Colombia 25 461 8 Jelle Van Gorkom Netherlands 20 620 18 Thomas Hamon France 25 429 9 Andres Eduardo Jimenez Caicedo Colombia 25 595 19 Edzus Treimanis Latvia 23 428 10 Tory Nyhaug Canada 19 519 20 Luke Madill Australia 31 402 inTernaTional riders BmX World championships Marc Willers Shanaze Reade - Nickname: Willy / Age: 25 - Nickname: Speedy Ready / Age: 22 - Hometown: Temecula, California / Via Cambridge, New - Hometown: Crewe, England Zealand - Team: Great Britain -Team: New Zealand - Sponsors: Adidas, SKY, Visa, Cadbury's, Oakley, - Sponsors: Speed Bicycles, Swatch, Shimano, Bikenz, Sparc Troylee, J & R Bicycles - Started BMX racing: Since 1989 - Started BMX racing: 10 years old - Career number: 777 - Career number: 1 - Pastime/hobbies: Cars - Any quirks/superstitions: Left glove / shoe ﬁrst - One thing people may not know about me: I'm Chinese - Pastime/hobbies: Shopping, movies, cars! - One thing people may not know about me: I've got a brother who races BMX (7 yr. boy) Photo: Clinton Tudor Sam Willoughby Lauren Reynolds - Nickname: Slamin Sam / Age: 19 - Nickname: Lozzy or Loz / Age: 20 - Hometown: Adelaide, Australia/ San Diego, USA - Hometown: Bunbury, WA - Team: Factory Redline - Team: BMX Australian Elite/Intense BMX - Sponsors: Redline, Swatch, Oakley, Nike, SA Plasterboard - Sponsors: BMXA, Alpha H skin care, Stingaz surf n - Started BMX racing: 6 years old Skate, Australind Beauty works, Intense BMX, SRH - Career number: 91 clothing, SINZ, THE, BONT shoes + team sponsors, - Any quirks/superstitions I have routines not superstitions! Tioga, stealth, alienation, Thompson - Pastime/hobbies: I love playing PlayStation 3 - MX vs. ATV - Started BMX racing: At the age of 8 and a half - fol- and I love the couch lowing the footsteps of my brother and older cousin - One thing people may not know about me: - Career number: 21 I love chick Flicks :) - Pastime/hobbies: Moto bike riding, especially on my 50, Surﬁng, relaxing with friends and family! Sarah Walker Raymon van der Biezen - Nickname: Sez / Age: 23 - Nickname: Bies / Age: 24 - Hometown: Cambridge, New Zealand - Hometown: Heesch, the Netherlands - Team: New Zealand - Team: Dutch National Team - Sponsors: Beef + Lamb NZ, Nike, ABD, SPARC, BikeNZ - Sponsors: Team: NOC*NSF, KNWU, New York Pizza, - Started BMX racing: 10 years old Redline, Rabobank, Shimano, PRO, TroyLeeDesigns, - Career number: 91 Bensink, Tioga, Sun Ringlé, Elevn, Insight, Kingstar - Any quirks/superstitions: Keep it simple Personal: De Champignonspecialist, Leatt Brace, - Pastime/hobbies: Skiing, Volleyball, Skydiving, watching my Oakley, BES&T, HVMparts, Vans, Jack Martens, boyfriend at Rowing Bouwbedrijf Berghege, Health Center Nistelrode - One thing people may not know about me: - Started BMX racing: 4 years old (1991) I was a nerd at school - Career number: 121 - Pastime/hobbies: Pitbike, RC Photo: Clinton Tudor Photo: Shauni Vissers Women Elite Overall Ranking Season 2010/2011 Updated June 7, 2011 Rank Name Nation Age Points Rank Name Nation Age Points 1 Mariana Pajon Colombia 20 968 11 Romana Labounkova Czech Republic 22 512 2 Sarah Walker New Zealand 23 895 12 Amanda Carr United States 21 484 3 Caroline Buchanan Australia 21 876 13 Andrea Zuluaga Colombia 22 478 4 Lauren Reynolds Australia 20 776 14 Jana Horakova Czech Republic 28 473 5 Magalie Pottier France 22 747 15 Gabriela Maria Diaz Argentina 30 456 6 Alise Post United States 20 671 16 Amanda Geving United States 22 441 7 Arielle Martin United States 26 646 17 Aneta Hladikova Czech Republic 27 434 8 Manon Valentino France 21 626 18 Amélie Despeaux France 24 362 9 Stefany Hernandez Venezuela 20 615 19 Dominique Daniels United States 19 360 10 Rachel Bracken Australia 20 561 20 Ashley Verhagen United States 20 346 whaT’s The deal aT The uCi BMX world 2011 UCI BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, COPENHAGEN DENMARK ChaMpionships? (Junior & eliTe) Event schedule Sunday, 24 July Trials: 19.00 Accreditation Center Time 17.00 -The competition actually exists of two competitions in one.open / Only for OC staff 14.00 - 18.00 Registration rider rides the On Friday qualifications are held by means on time trials. Every Office open 18.00 - 20.00 UCI BMX results may enter complete track once by himself. The 64 men with the best Convention the races on Saturday. The same goes for the 32 fastest women. Monday, 25 July But: That’s not it! The top 16 riders (men, women and juniors) get the chance 09.00-13.00/15.00-19.00 winner is the rider that puts the fastest to ride again for the time trials title. The Accreditation Center open 09.00 - 11.00 Registration Office open time on the boards in this so called Time Trials Superfinal. 09.00 - 18.00 races take Practise - Alled men are Race: On Saturday the actual place. The 64 qualifi Challenge classes Groups to be advised Practise Group 1 divided 09.00 - 10.25 eight riders each. Every moto will race three into eight moto’s, with 10.30 are awarded Practise Group 2 times. The riders - 11.55 points depending on the position they finish at. 12.00 - of each next round: Group 3 The best four riders13.25 moto enter the Practisequarter finals. As of this moment only the fastest four riders in a race make it to the next 13.30 - 14.55 Practise Group 4 round, so eventually the eight best riders compete at the final round of the 15.00 - 17.55 Practise Group 5 competition. For female and Junior riders the same protocol goes on. 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting Bike Jargon Tuesday, 26 July 09.00 - 16.30 09.00 - 18.00 Accreditation Center open Practise - All Challenge classes Moto be advised Groups toTriple 09.00 - 10.25 Practise Group 1 CruiserDouble 10.30 - 11.55 12.00 - 13.25 Practise Group 2 Practise Group 3 Lip Main 13.30 - 14.55 Practise Group 4 Roller Triple Starting gate 15.00 - 17.55 Practise Group 5 Berm 18.00 - 18.30 Team Manager Meeting 19.30 Opening Ceremony City Hall Square Copenhage Berm: The raised portion of dirt in any corners (turns) on the track that al- Moto: A single race for up to eight riders in one of the various age groups Wednesday, 27 July lows riders to ride through corners and maintain speed and momentum. Most and proficiencies held during a BMX event. Similar to a heat or qualifying in modern-day turns on BMX courses are bermed corners. other sports. 09.00 16.30 Accreditation Center Bunny hop:-Doing a jump without using anything for a takeoff ramp. open Pumping: Using your arms and legs to help increase your speed on a 08.00 - 08.55 Warm-up - Challenge Classesthrough rhythm sections. ramp or Cruiser: A BMX17.00 a 24-inch wheel size.BMX World Challenge 09.00 - bike with UCI Roller: A small, usually no larger than a meter tall, obstacle (jump) on a Double: Variably sized jump consisting of two rollers - 14 first roller is the BMX course with a smooth, rounded, front and top with a long backside. All classes the & Under take-off, with the back part of the second being the landing (or backside). Starting gate: Motos.1/8-finals,1/4-finals,1/2-finals. Main FinalsThe structure at the top of the start ramp that holds up Holeshot: The17.30 to take the Prizegiving aCeremony to eight riders. When triggered by an electronic voice box, the front portion of 17.00 - first person lead in the race at certain point, usually into the first turn. the gate falls forward allowing the riders an equal chance to start racing on the track. Lip: Thursday, 28 July to a double, but with two different-sized rollers. Typically, The top part of the front of a jump, which can send a rider into the air over the obstacle. The lip is also known as the take-off. Step-up: Similar 09.00 16.30 Accreditation Center Main: The final-race of the event in any given class. Once riders have open (step-up) to clear the obstacle. the first roller is smaller and the second roller is taller, forcing a rider to jump higher 08.00 their motos Warm-up - Challenge Classes qualified through - 08.55 and other quarter and semi-finals, the main 09.00 - 14.30 UCI BMX World Challenge determines the riders’ final placings for awards and points. Tabletop: A ﬂat-top is on a BMX track, varying in size, with a lip on the Manual: When the riders keep their back wheel on the surface of the track front side, a ﬂattened top and smooth, rolling backside. over any given jump to keep traction and/orAll classes 15 & Over, Masters improve momentum. Triple: Same as a double, only with one extra hump. Motos.1/8-finals,1/4-finals,1/2-finals. Main Finals 14.30 - 15.00 Prizegiving Ceremony 15.00 - 15.55 Elite Men Practice siBlings aT an Chris is the ruling world champion in his class, eXTreMe paCe achieving the goal of becoming part of the world elite is one thing. while Simone came in another thing is, when siblings achieve it. fourth at last years World Championships nevertheless it’s what chris and simone have achieved and they are ready to kick a… at the World championships 2011. Simone (17 yrs) and Chris Christensen (15 yrs) are siblings, but first and foremost they are BMX riders and both selected for this years World Championships in Copenhagen. Everyone knows just a little about these things has great expectations to Simone and Chris achievements at this years World Championships, which are being held I Copen- hagen. And since a large part of their life is being spent on BMX, they find comfort in each others understanding for and commitment to the sport. ’‘It’s quite cool that we are together on this. We practise together and if anything comes up, we always have our mutual support’’ says Simone. ‘I don’t even think about the fact, that my sister is practising a sport exercised mostly by boys’ says Chris. Without doubt, not many people connect BMX with a typically sport for girls, but that doesn’t worry Simone at all. On the contrary she believes that her gender gives her better odds: ’I´m used to racing against boys, so I have a clear advantage. Besides I´m the youngest in my group, so I’m deﬁnitely aiming for a place in the ﬁnals’, says Simone. Both Chris and Simone can without a doubt agree on what they love about the sport: - Chris: ‘The speed is deﬁnitely the coolest thing about it’ Simone: ’Yeah and then the fact that BMX is much more unpredictable that any other sport. You really have to use your head, when you are riding. It’s extreme and unpredictable’.’ Check out the cool siblings during the UCI BMX World Championships 2011 in Copenhagen, July 27-31. FasCinaTed By BMX? how To geT sTa not only in denmark but also abroad, BmX is a fast growing sport. the number of athletes has tripled over the last 10 years. you can easily be part of it yourself! Klaus Bøgh Andersen started riding BMX Which equipment is required in the (Danish Motor Union), who is the organisa- when he was 4 years old. Today he is 24 and beginning? tion behind BMX in Denmark. It also includes participates in major competitions in Europe The clubs have most of the equipment, which insurance, if anything happens to you during and the rest of the world. He is practising be- you can borrow in the time it takes for you training. Last but not least you also get a tween 14-18 hours a week divided between 9 to figure out if the sport is for you. So in the membership magazine, which gives you an training passes. beginning you can start with a pair of jeans, a update of the sport and the latest news and sweater and some sneaks. The rest you can up coming events. We asked him, how you get started if you borrow from the club. want to ride BMX. “If I fall head over heals for the sport, Why Jeans? how much will it cost to get my own Who can practise BMX? They are a little more durable than ordinary equipment? If you can ride an ordinary bike without any sports clothing, so they provide better protec- You can get a great bike for somewhere in be- help, you can ride BMX. We have riders down tion if you fall of the bike. tween 2.500-3.500 Dkk. The rest of the gear to the age of 4 years and in fact you can keep will cost app. the same. So for somewhere in riding until your body can’t keep up anymore. What will it cost to start riding BMX in between 5-6.000 Dkk. you will be geared up. a club? How much time does it require? A BMX club membership costs approximately Most clubs have training twice a week and 1.100 Dkk a year. For that amount you will off races during the weekend. So I think it’s course get the training, but you will also get a pretty much simular to all other sports. membership of DMU saddlealways standing up on a handlebar is extra high up to compen- You are The handlebar BMX, so the saddle is just there as sate for the small frame. It´s typically a point of balance. vertical in the same angle as the front fork. Frame is usually made of The frame The bike aluminium, but can also be bought in steel or carbon. Brakeswith only one hand brake, You ride which is connected to the rear wheel. wheels produced from Are typically aluminium and only 20” big, if you need them to race. gearthere is no gears on a BMX - and no foot brakes. Nope, head Most riders ride with full face helmets, which cover the entire face and jaw. The helmet shouldn’t weigh too much in order not to arTed! bother the rider during the race. neck Many riders started riding with a neck collar, like the race car drivers are using. It protects against whip- lash, when they crash with the bike. The rider armsprotection is something the elite Elbow riders usually don’t use with, but for everyone else, it’s a really good idea, because if you crash you are most likely to hurt yourself badly on the elbows. hands The rider's BMX gloves cover the whole hand and they are without pad- ding as usual bike gloves legs in BMX does, The pace that you should protect both your knees and shins with special guards, which stretches from just above your knee and down to above the instep. Feet above the age Riders of 13 years old can choose to ride with click shoes, which you might know from other bicycle sports. But regular sport shoes will do as well, More info: as long as they have If you’d like to know more about how a solid sole. and where you can practise BMX, then check out dmusport.dk and click on BMX. Here you can find the club nearest you and learn more about the sport. Photo: Mark Lee-Sing the ultimate choice for BmX racing Lightweight, rigid and strong are the words to describe the Shimano DXR groupset. We updated the groupset with a new crankset and hubs. our already known products are now even more suitable for the first power explosion at the start gate and jumps. TASTE THE WORLD LØRDAG DEN 3. SEPTEMBER KL. 12-20 & SØNDAG DEN 4. SEPTEMBER KL. 12-18 PÅ RANTZAUSGADE Du kan bl.a. • Opleve hele verden i hjertet af København • 20 af Københavns bedste restauranter med et internationalt køkken • 10 udenlandske gæsterestauranter • Kulinarisk jordomrejse • Dansk og international underholdning i topklasse • Oplev mere end 60 internationale kulturer Læs mere på www.copenhagencooking.com Disse virksomheder er med til at styrke og udvikle internationale begivenheder i København: copenhagen – the only uci Bike city Copenhagen is the only city to have just three months before the Road Royal protector been awarded the UCI Bike City label. Worlds. Moreover, a great number of HRH The Crown Prince Frederik of The UCI Bike City concept, developed cycling for all events and other cycling Denmark is protector of Bike City by the International Cycling Union, is initiatives are included in the event Copenhagen. designed for internationally renowned calendar. cities wanting to get involved in cycling Partners of Bike City Copenhagen (from competition to sport for all), as 1.1 million kilometers on bike UCI, Danish Cycling Federation, Sport an environmentally-friendly leisure Today, 36 % of all Copenhageners Event Denmark, City of Copenhagen, sport and a gentle means of transport. travel on bicycle to work or school. That Capital Region, Municipality of Ballerup, The awarding of the label is based is one of the highest percentages in Municipality of Rudersdal, Danish on criteria such as the international the world and the ambitious target for Motor Union, Wonderful Copenhagen. standing of the city and its active 2015 is 50 %. Furthermore, 1.1 million commitment to develop cycling (e.g.: kilometers are ridden on bicycle in Organization of cycling events, network Copenhagen - every day. of cycle tracks and other quality facilities). The label enables the selected cities to organize major events and also to Events have a high level of media coverage. Bike City Copenhagen offers six world They will in fact receive major media class races in four years: UCI Track coverage through the international Cycling World Cup Classics in 2008 UCI events and also, on a wider scale, and 2009, UCI BMX Supercross World regular publicity as a bike city (above Cup in 2008 and 2009 - and the two all as a tourist attraction). major events, the 2010 UCI Track The UCI is delighted with Copenhagen’s Cycling World Championships and the commitment to cycling, both in 2011 UCI Road World Championships. terms of the organization of high In 2009 Copenhagen was awarded level competitions as well is in the another two major events: UCI BMX development of leisure cycling on a Supercross World Cup 2010 and the daily basis. For more information please visit UCI BMX World Championships 2011, www.bikecitycopenhagen.com copenhagen is packed with great shops, tasty food and cool hang out spots, and the city offers something for every taste, age and budget. We have handpicked a fine selection of things to do in the city: restaurants hang out spots outdoor activities for Cocks & Cows Copenhagen Harbour Bath – the whole family Burgers in central Copenhagen open air swimming pool Gammel Strand 44 Take a dip in the clean water of Amager Strand 1202 Copenhagen K central Copenhagen The Copenhagen beach offers many activities Islands Brygge such as beach volley, kite surfing and kayaking Kate’s joint 2300 Copenhagen S Christianshavns bådudlejning – boat rental World kitchen and Explore the cosy canals of Copenhagen in a informal atmosphere Carlsberg city rented rowing boat Blågårdsgade 12 Several areas for BMX, skateboard, Overgaden Neden Vandet 29 2200 Copenhagen N parkour, go-cart and much more 1414 Copenhagen K Pasteursvej Lê Lê Nha Hang 1778 Copenhagen V Baisikeli – rent a bike Vietnamese walk-in restaurant Rent a bike and support bicycle projects in Africa Vesterbrogade 40 Skateboard area in Fælledparken Turesensgade 10 1620 Copenhagen V Good facilities for Skateboard and BMX 1368 Copenhagen K Borgmester Jensens Allé 58 2100 Copenhagen Ø café & icecreambars Graffiti i Sydhavnen Cool and legal graffiti area by the harbour Tømmergraven 2 Flisen 2450 Copenhagen SV Hot spot café for skaters Ingerslevsgade 200 1705 Copenhagen V Manfreds Easy going café in trendy area Jægersborggade 40 2200 Copenhagen N children shopping Ismageriet Homemade icecream in cosy surroundings Kongelundsvej 116 2300 Copenhagen S Plug ’n’ Play Streetmachine 25.000 m2 outdoor area for BMX, Skateboarding and streetwear speedskate, parkour, Kronprinsensgade 3 volleyball and many more activities 1114 Copenhagen K Bars and music venues Asger Jorns Allé Ørestad Syd Wasteland 2300 Copenhagen S Second hand streetwear Trailerpark festival (28.-31. juli) Studiestræde 5 Music-, street- and artfestival Remiseparkens bondegård – 1455 Copenhagen K CPH Skatepark animal farm and playground Enghavevej 78 Children’s farm and playground. Wood Wood 2450 Copenhagen SV Lots of animals and fun activities Avantgarde streetwear Peder Lykkesvej 71-73 Krystalgade 7 Copenhagen Meat District 2300 Copenhagen S 1172 Copenhagen K Pubcrawl between Karrierebar, Jolene, Bakken and Mesteren og Lærlingen Alis Wonderland in the city’s pulsating meat district Cool and fun skateboard area at Christiania Flæsketorvet Bådsmandsstræde 43 1711 Copenhagen V 1407 Copenhagen K Rust Copenhagens alternative nightclub venue Guldbergsgade 8 2200 Copenhagen N the Branding denmark fund on our toes for the uci BmX World championships Hosting this year’s BMX World Championships offers lots of opportunities for Denmark. As you’ll notice the Danish cities are already full of bicycles. The infrastructure is care- fully designed to make a simple bike ride the fastest and easiest way to get around. And now the Danes are privileged to welcome Pro BMX riders into the city as well. The out- spoken Danish love for bicycling is just one of the many reasons behind The Branding Denmark Fund contributing in organising the best World Championship ever. All eyes are on Denmark Creativity. Attitude. Fun. The BMX discipline is great entertainment for the masses. And as international participant or BMX-suppor- ter visiting Copenhagen you are of special importance to Denmark. As host country we are on our toes making everyone feel at home and have some exciting days in Den- mark. At the same time providing the best possible conditions for the visiting interna- tional press is equally important. We want to tell the World what’s going on in Denmark. And we strive to demonstrate our capacity in executing high quality sport events and having more people visiting Denmark in the future. Having recently qualified as Olympic disci- pline Denmark hope to assist the further development of BMX racing by making sure that all eyes are on the 2011 Championships! THE BRANDING DENMARK Pia Loft, Head of Division FUND Branding Denmark Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs mfonden.dk volunteers – help making it happen The UCI BMX World Championships 2011 have received great help from the BMX sport of Denmark. A high number of volunteers from BMX Clubs all over Denmark are vital in the making of the event. Besides the invaluable support from the BMX sport and the local football club BK Hekla the sup- port from CPH Volunteers is extremely important to help making the UCI BMX World Championships 2011 happen. Cph Volunteers is the volunteer squad of Copenhagen city. The main reason for its establishment in June 2009 was to make Copenhagen more quali- fied to host large international events, for which availability of coordinated volunteer work is one of the necessary preconditions. By helping Copenhagen host more prestigious international events, Cph Volunteers are providing their share for making Copenhagen a better interna- tional host city and a more lively and exciting place to live in for all its inhabitants. Cph Volunteers seek to improve social networking opportunities for international students as well as Expats. Today the squad consists of more than 1400 members. Hereby Copenhageners have proved that they are more than willing to support actively great international events in the capital. Thanks to all volunteers for making it happen! practical information Emergency Number Transport Local Bike Shops 112 (Emergency and Ambulance service) Taxi CykelBanditten Medical Services Amager - Øbro Taxi, Amagerbrogade 82, 2300 Cph S, +45 32 515 151 +45 32 590 079 Amager Hospital Kastupvej 63, 2300 Cph S, Public Jupiter Cykler +45 32 343 500 Bus # 30 (get off/on at the corner of Kalvebod Brygge 59, 1560 Cph V, Hvidovre Hospital Vejlands Allé/Lossepladsvej) +45 33 111 485 Kettegård Allé 30, 2650 Hvidovre, +45 38 622 557 Metro (Sundby St. or Bella Center St. - both within walking distance to the venue) Pharmacies Steno Pharmacie (open 24 hr.) Foreign Exchange Copenhagen Airport Vesterbrogade 6, 1620 Cph V, Lufthavnsboulevarden 6, 2770 Kastrup, Money Exchange +45 33 148 266 +45 32 313 231 Frederiksbergsgade 26, 1459 Cph K Sydhavns Pharmacie (close to the venue) Borgbjergsvej 15, 2450 Cph SV, Forex +45 33 311 650 Central Station, Banegårdspladsen, 1570 Cph K Sønderbro Pharmacie (open 24 hr.) Car Rental Amagerbrogade 158, 2300 Cph S, +45 32 580 140 Avis Car Rental, +45 70 247 700 Malls Hertz Car Rental, +45 33 179 000 Physiotherapist Fields Amagerbro Physiotherapist Arne Jacobsens Allé 12, 2300 Cph S, Kirkegårdsvej 25 A, 2300 Cph S, +45 70 208 505 (Transport, Metro – Ørestad St.) +45 32 966 002 Bike Rental Fisketorvet Physiotherapist Baisikeli Bike Rental Kalvebod Brygge 59, 1560 Cph K, Elitephysio c/o Tina Talbot Turesensgade 10, 1368 Cph K, +45 26 700 229 +45 33 366 400 (Transport, S train – Dybbølsbro St.) Lejrevej 32, 4320 Lejre + 45 50 982 302 social Media we got different media platforms to follow: • Check out our ofﬁcial website: www.bmxcopenhagen.com • Follow us on Twitter@bmxcopenhagen • Join our Facebook group: www.facebook.com/uCi BMX world Championships 2011 Copenhagen • Catch our videos on our channel: www.youtube.com/bmxcopenhagen • Check our photo material on Flickr.com/bmxcopenhagen • download our Free BMX worlds app and get information about the worlds, Copenhagen, transport, accommodation, where to eat etc. availaBle for: get really iphone – go to appstore - Bmxcopenhagen close with live chat android – go to android market - Bmxcopenhagen and podcast from the event While the event is on, you can follow us on the website with live updates from riders, get behind the scene and feel the very special BmX atmosphere.
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