VIDEO.  Revel MacadaM Festival: they put on a show at the newly inaugurated pump track

VIDEO. Revel MacadaM Festival: they put on a show at the newly inaugurated pump track

Three Bike Art pros performed spectacular tricks at the Revel pump track on Saturday. (©Angélique Passebosc – Voice of Midi Lauragais)

Mouth agape, eyes dumbfounded. There is no doubt that the public gathered in the area on Saturday 24th September pump track de Revel was impressed by the demonstrations he was able to attend when production began Festival Revel MacadaM.

It must be said that professionals Fr Bike Art had a field day chaining bunny hop, backflip, tail whip and other spectacular jumps to the rhythm of acclamations of young and old. On their side, the Revéloise association Roller Jet he did not deserve to give pride of place to his discipline.

A project initiated by the municipal youth council

The Roller Jet team chained the wheels with several tricks.
The Roller Jet team chained the wheels with several tricks. (©Angélique Passebosc – Voice of Midi Lauragais)

Many were curious and lovers of urban cultures who gathered around sports equipmentavenue des Frères-Arnaudjust inaugurated.

Opportunity for Marielle Garonzithe first deputy mayor of Revel in charge of youth and culture, recalling the genesis of this project led by Fr municipal youth council (CMJ) :

Pumptrack was born about a year and a half ago. But it slipped the minds of our former CMJs long before that. Moreover, when they envisioned this project, they were well aware that they would fail under their mandate. A relationship of trust was established between these young people and the municipal team: it was important to bring this project to fruition and for them to see it come to fruition.

“We knew that this pump track was part of the dreams of young people and we didn’t want to leave it in the drawer,” he added at the time Jerome Garciadeputy mayor in charge of sports and leisure. This project is the result of a beautiful trust between generations and great teamwork. »

The public was amazed by the performances of the associations.
The public was amazed by the performances of the associations. (©Angélique Passebosc – Voice of Midi Lauragais)

“The neighborhood that moves”

Since its opening, the pump track has been bustling with BMX, scooter and roller skate enthusiasts, as it was on Saturday.

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Young people from Reveal did not hesitate to try the pump track on Saturday, on the occasion of its inauguration.
Young people from Reveal did not hesitate to try the pump track on Saturday, on the occasion of its inauguration. (©Angélique Passebosc – Voice of Midi Lauragais)

“Our young people and their families use it every day, and especially on weekends,” reports Marielle Garonzi. Pumptrack is a place of sport, hospitality and sharing which is part of the continuation of this space for young people with a toy library, an information point and a city park. This part of the station, it is a neighborhood that is moving and young ! »

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