07/14/2021 at 6:30 AM CEST
Jofre Cullell He’ll fulfill his dream of collaborating within the Olympic Video games at solely 22 years previous, a luxurious for this extraordinarily shy mountain bike bicycle owner along with his toes on the bottom, however who transforms when he will get on his bike, a Mondraker weighing simply 10 kilos, With which it is ready to cowl the circuits at breakneck speeds on winding descents and at a fierce tempo on steep ascents.
Cullell acknowledges that “I am completely happy for the chance to have been capable of go to the Video games and now it’s time to go there, take pleasure in and do my finest & rdquor;, he assures after giving us demonstration of his abilities to be capable of take good pictures.
If anybody has benefited from the postponement of the Olympic Video games for one yr, it’s this younger man from Santa Coloma de Farners, an perfect surroundings to observe mountain biking: “I didn’t anticipate the chance to come back to me so younger and the reality is that By being one yr late, it favored me on this regard because it gave me extra alternatives to go to the Video games. Final yr with the coach we did our greatest to get the place and ultimately we obtained it & rdquor ;, he explains.
He’s satisfied that being so younger has each optimistic and detrimental facets: “It could possibly assist me on the degree of nerves, want and motivation as stimuli, however they will additionally play in opposition to me in the course of the race. You by no means know. Nevertheless, I assume that being so younger you give extra of your self & rdquor ;.
You have got some extent of concern in regards to the circumstances wherein the Video games will be held in Tokyo: “They are going to be atypical Video games with out an viewers and with many restrictions so after we are there we’ll see how we adapt & rdquor ;.
Goes to his roll
Jofre is honest in assuring that on the Olympic occasion he imagines “giving my finest. Motivated, targeted. I’m a fairly critical man and I at all times prefer to go my means and be for what I must be, so I don’t assume it’s going to distract me from the objective & rdquor ;.
Cullell appears like a fish in water within the forests of Santa Coloma de Farners
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As well as, Cullell already is aware of the circuit the place he’ll compete and he likes: “It’s all synthetic, very technical with many sections of stones and really explosive. I personally prefer it. I’ve been coaching and getting ready for the previous couple of months to adapt to this circuit to really feel snug on the time of the race & rdquor ;, he confesses after making certain that the favorites will be “the Swiss Matias Flückiger, the Dutch Mathieu Van der Poel who’s the perfect bicycle owner within the race. period in every thing and the British Tom Pidcock, who may be very younger (21 years previous) and can be one of many favorites, however It’s a someday race and something can occur and we’ll do our greatest& rdquor ;, explains the Catalan bicycle owner who assures that his advantage is that “I am very cussed, I by no means quit. When one thing will get into my head I don’t cease till I get it. I assume this can assist me. With good preparation, objectives, motivation, focus and a little bit of luck on race day with no glitches or crashes, it’s going to all work out & rdquor;. It should be with all this that he’ll search his objective: “With an Olympic diploma I will be delighted with life and whether it is extra, then a lot better & rdquor ;.
Jofre Cullell responds to the SPORT take a look at days earlier than leaving for Tokyo | Valentí Enrich / Àngels Fàbregues