5 Venues to Watch for in 2016

5 Venues to Watch for in 2016

By Matt Swenson, January 14, 2016

Sarasota BMX Supercross

While not technically a new venue, the country’s oldest continuously running BMX track is undergoing a complete renovation and rebranding. EliteTrax Inc. is crafting an 8-meter ramp needed for supercross that will draw national and international events once the Olympic-caliber facility is up and running in May. Global SX Events Inc. has already made Sarasota, Florida, its new headquarters, and is bringing with it the 2016 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup finals it manages in October.

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