Latest Xtreme Academy Sweden News: Round - Race Report - - 02/02/2012
Famous Swedish Cross-Country Skier Coaches At Honda Xtreme Academy Pre-Season Training
The Honda Xtreme Academy in Sweden enjoyed another fantastic annual pre-season training event in Tibro last week, with tuition from famous Ski and TV star Gunde Svan, who attended as the star coach for the young riders.
Svan is a seven time World Champion, has an unbelievable four Olympic Gold Medals to his name, and is classed as one of the greatest skiers of all time. The cross-country ace was brought in to pass on his work ethic as well as his huge training and dietry knowledge to help educate the youngsters in what is needed to achieve the highest results as they prepare for the forthcoming race season.
The Honda riders, who will compete in this year’s Swedish nationals while also contesting the Honda Xtreme Academy championship, already have a head start on their competitors with these specialist camps that are arranged to help them progress, as Honda gives something back at the grass roots level of the sport. With the students heading to the gym to learn about training and nutrition, their parents were invited to Tibro MC Service to learn about maintenance of their young racer’s CRF machines under the guidance of Pelle Kjell.
The Tibro facility is also a specialist-training centre where the very best young motocross racers in Sweden are invited to move to throughout the year. The prestigious training venue is devised help guide selected riders who are still at school to success with a tailor-made programme involving gym, riding, fitness and normal schoolwork to progress the young athletes. The facility recently played host to Honda’s training event, and is where all young racers aspire to be into their teenage years.
The recent training event forms part of Honda’s commitment to help young riders competing the CRF150R nationally around Europe. The Xtreme Academy offers a separate prize fund, peer mentoring, training with Grand Prix stars, recognition as a Honda rider and much more for those who choose to start out their racing careers on fourstroke Honda machinery. More information about the Xtreme Academy can be found at www.hondaproracing.com/xtreme-academy