Amazon Marcio Santos is Brazilian Circuit Champion BMX

The driver won the championship title in the amateur category.
03/12/2015 13h17 - Updated 3/12/2015 13h17
Photo: Mauro Neto / Press Release

Or pilot bmx, the manauara Marcio Luis dos Santos, 30, She won the title of champion of the third stage of the Brazilian Circuit Oveground, in the amateur category, played on days 28 e 29 from November, in Uberlândia (MG). With made the athlete won the right to represent the state in the professional category 2016.

The Brazilian championship was held in three stages: the first being in July in the city of Itapevi (SP); the second in August in the city of Canoas (RS) and the last in Uberlândia (MG). this season, the Amazon rider was fourth in the first two steps and first last.

With these results, the athlete who in his spare time working as a motorcycle courier in a restaurant ranked first in the ranking, with 2730 points, bringing the state to Brazilian Champion cup BMX Flatland 2015, by category.

"In the first two steps the cold hurt me very, I am used to the heat ", said the now former amateur athlete.

With the vacancy in guaranteed professional, the pilot says the focus now is preparing for the professional stage.

"Now the excitement is great. Because I see the result of the work effort, it is not easy out here the Amazon to compete, now is to prepare for the professional and try to have the best possible performance in 2016. ", he said.

Marcio divides his day between work and training and says prepared for the professional stage. "I work eight hours a day, after that I'll train for at least two intense hours. I have to improve myself further. Mostly my maneuvers, which is to get even more prepared in the professional stage ", said rider.

Marcio began practicing BMX Flatland in 2004 and as he himself explains, it was love at first sight.

"I met the sport on a ride in Ponta Negra and since then I fell in love, I started practicing and gave what gave ", He concluded the champion.

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