This means that all of the US Olympic hopefuls and many of the top male and female stars from around the world will be in attendance. That’s three Pro Events in one weekend and with Olympic qualifying points on the line, the Gator Nationals will be epic. “Okeeheelee is one of my favorite tracks in the country and I’ve been looking forward to this race! – You gotta love that red clay and the track always has great flow” said NBL reigning National Champion, Kyle Bennett.
The Gator National schedule is jam-packed full of activities and contests for the whole family including a Friday Night Pennant race, the Intense Build-A-Bike Contest, the BAWLS Bunnyhop Challenge, UGP Open Series, a Pro Autograph Session, and tons of prize draws. NBL events continue to attract national media attention and once again, USA Today Live will be on-site filming for their upcoming show “Gotta Get Gold”. CBC TV from Canada will be shooting footage for their upcoming “Samantha Cools” Olympic feature and handful of national sport’s writers and local media will be buzzing about. Hey, if you just can’t make it to this year’s race, we’ve still got you covered.
Not able to attend? That’s okay - you can watch all of the action through a ‘Live’ webcast at GO211 and be a part of the excitement. This Gator National program will feature a pre-race show, athlete interviews, industry news, and tons of NBL race action. Tune in to go211.com for the pre-race show and watch as the NBL season unfolds in front of your eyes.
A short 3-hour drive north to central Florida takes you to Orlando BMX (orlandobmx.com) and the NBL’s annual Easter Classic, held March 21-23. A fun-filled weekend awaits with two days of national race action and plenty more fun for the family. It’s no secret that sun-baked Orlando is a mecca for family entertainment with their endless theme and amusement parks. The Orlando BMX track has their own thrilling attraction this year – an exciting jump-filled, roller-coaster style track that will keep everyone rockin’ and rollin’. Expect another great weekend of national racing to complete the ’08 NBL Spring Break.