Campos Do Jordão Hosts Opening of Chaoyang Brazil Enduro Series

Accustomed to receiving mountain bikers on the most diverse local trails, the municipality of Campos do Jordão – located 173 km from São Paulo-is ready for the opening of the Chaoyang Brasil Enduro Series, the third edition of the main Enduro MTB event in the country. Between April 30th and May 1st, Saturday and Sunday, 225 athletes from 7 Brazilian states plus Distrito Federal will gather at the ZOOM Bike Park, at Avenida Pedro Paulo (Estrada do Horto Florestal), 7,997, for the first Three stages of the event.
“We are very happy with the return to Campos do Jordão, after taking a stage in the city in the year of debut of the competition in 2014 and still having a partnership with ZOOM Bike Park. We will have four timed stages for the athletes, in a special we will have almost 6 minutes of pure Downhill, I’m sure everyone will love it”, reveals Daniel Bender, one of the organizers of Chaoyang BES.
There will be eleven categories in dispute: Pro, Expert, Master 1, 2 and 3, Senior, Amateur, Female, Kids 1, 2 and 3. In the main of them, Pro, the miner Andre Bretas will start defending the champion trophy, But your life will not be easy at all. Names like Nataniel Giacomozzi, the first champion of the category in 2014, and also miner Bernardo Cruz, winner in all the stages he has played until today, promise to face Bretas, as well as sports beasts like Wallace Miranda, Thiago Boaretto, Lucas de Borba, among others.
Besides the opening scheduled for this weekend in the tourist resort of Campos do Jordão, two other locations will receive the remaining stages of the Chaoyang Brasil Enduro Series. Petrópolis, in the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro, will host on July 9 and 10 the intermediate dispute. The decision, for the first time will be in the state of Santa Catarina, on September 24 and 25, in a place to be defined by the organizers.
The novelty in 2016 will be on account of the Brazil Enduro Series Tours (BEST) event. In it, the Chaoyang BES organization will organize bike trips to know the best trails with local guides and any support structure around the world. The first edition of Tours will be between May 16 and 22, in the Andes Pacific, held in Chile. This is an epic Enduro MTB race, which crosses the Chilean country from the top of the Andes Mountains, traversing different chants of Chile, through valleys and mountains until finding the Pacific Ocean.
The current champions-In addition to Andre Bretas (Pro), ten other national champions defend the title of the country’s main Enduro MTB competition. Mauricio Bernardi is the current Expert champion, while Yuri Bogner, André Melo and Helio Nassaralla are the current Masters 1, 2 and 3 winners. Robert Marent is looking for the tri in Senior, Christian Ferreira holds the amateur title and Raquel Queiros in the women’s. While João Pieri Costa is the current champion of Kids 1, Eduardo Peri is the owner of the trophy at 2 and Matheus Paiva at 3.
The Chaoyang Brasil Enduro Series is sponsored by Gold from Chaoyang Tires. It also has the sponsorships of Cannondale, Bell Helmets, Exceed, Audax, Santa Cruz Bicycles, GT Bicycles, HUPI Bikes, Star Mines, Zoom Bike Park, LM Bike, Root Rider TV, Off Camber Bike Shop, besides having the support of Rocky Garden Beer, Bikelist.com, BikeeAdventure.com and Sea Sucker.