Pilot Ready to Continue the Search for a Vacancy

BMX brazilian athlete was discharged after recovering from a fracture and is already preparing for international events.
It was seven weeks of much determination and discipline, but Renato Rezende is ready to continue his battle for a place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Brazilian driver fractured his collarbone in a UCI international class 1 competition in the United States early in the 2016 season in February and had to move away from the tracks to recover from the injury. After extensive and well-executed multidisciplinary work together with the CBC technical commission, the athlete was released to return to practice with the bike and hopes to resume the pace of competition quickly.
“I am very grateful for the excellent work of the technical committee for my brief return and all the support offered by CBC and COB. Of course, I will not be able to pick it up right away, I still have small limitations for the obstacles, but I do not feel any more pain as before. This will surely pass quickly.I will do my best to stay 100% as soon as possible, “said the athlete, who is the best Brazilian in the world BMX ranking in 13th place.
Renato now concentrates in Paulínia, in the interior of São Paulo, where he will do a rehabilitation work with support of gym, physiotherapy, bike and accessories prescribed by the technical committee already focused on the next challenges. At the end of the month, April 24, the pilot embarks for Papendal, in the Netherlands, for two weeks of training and competition for the 3rd stage of the BMX Supercross World Cup, scheduled for 7-8 May.After the race, he is expected to spend another period of training in Holland and on May 20, the Brazilian will travel to Medellin, Colombia, to participate in the BMX World Championship, scheduled for May 25-29.
“From now on, he will be able to increase his load of specific stimuli and practice on the track without problems. Thanks to the support of the confederation and the Olympic Committee, he was able to return to Brazil quickly to do the surgery and three days after the operation, It was also important to emphasize Renato’s determination, his willingness to go back fast, and he followed all the recommendations to speed up the process, we too We were very careful that he did not skip any stages.The physical part he also lost very little.So we are very excited and satisfied, “said Daniel Jorge, coach of the Brazilian BMX team.