BMX rider and ambassador of the project Training to WIN Renārs Auga pleases again and again with victory, this time - at the Latvian BMX Championship in Jelgava. Another victory of Renars confirms that the idea of the project to develop the skills of BMX riders, professional development and at the same time acquiring education is in the safe hands of an outstanding athlete.
The team of Latvia of the project “Training to Win” once again have excellent news - our ambassador, BMX rider and coach of Smiltene region Children and Youth Sports School Renārs Auga won the laurels in the European BMX Cup in Valmiera 2022. We are proud that we are working on a project with a purposeful athlete who is educating himself and passing on his knowledge and professional experience to the new for young BMX enthusiasts . Renar, we are proud of our hearts!
Looking back on the Erasmus+ Sports project, we have not only something to share, but also unforgettable memories with new friends from four countries - Romania, Greece, France and Spain. Towards the end of the project, we wish to once again express our gratitude to the leading partner from Romania - the Scout Society, but most of all to Alexandra and Ciprian - we have gained a lot, found out and learned a lot. For example, due to the limitations of covid and the activities of the project, we learned to organize remote sports competitions, which was the only option to fulfill the promise and reach at least 160 participants.
BMX rider and ambassador of the project “Training to Win” Renārs Auga has won the 4th stage of the Latvian Cup BMX, which took place on June 18 in Valmiera. The project team of Latvia is very proud of Renārs' success, which is based on purposeful training work, excellent sports shape, experience and knowledge. Renars not only drives BMX, but also as a coach he trains the younger generation and at the same time obtains higher education as a sports coach, thus clearly bringing the goals of “Training to Win” to life and setting an example for young athletes. The project partners: the Board of Directors of Latvian Sports Education Institutions (Latvia), CLUB BMX School - Zaragoza (Spain), Universidad San Jorge (Spain), UVP - Federação Portuguesa de Ciclismo (Portugal), CEIPES (Italy), SZC - Slovensky Zvaz Cyklistiky (Slovakia) and Malta Street Sports Association (Malta).
Project "Training to Win" is co-funded by European Union.
Although only the calendar tells about the beginning of the summer, not the weather outside the window, the Latvian team of the BMX project "Training to Win" continues to be active On May 27, during the meeting of LSIIDP representatives Sandija Zalupe and Līva Tauriņa, as well as Smiltene Children's and Youth Sports School coach Renārs Auga, the achievements of the project so far were discussed, as well as work on the development of the BMX coach training program was continued. Representatives from each Member State work on their own training program topics. Our team is responsible for "Improving the start-up technique", "BMX competitions" and "BMX season planning" and developing the training methodology.
The training program will serve as a guide for BMX trainers, providing both theoretical knowledge and practical solutions in photo and video format during training and competitions. The aim of the project is to promote education in sport, with a special focus on the development of the skills needed for BMX sport and the training of coaches to improve the safety of sporting careers and young athletes.