Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Spain's Alex Criville a motor bike legend turned horse rider

Endurance-world.com - Full Article

5th January 2019

How do you introduce Alex Criville, the Spaniard who took his Repsol Honda to the title victory in the 1999 MotoGP World Championship? From the glamorous high-octane life of motor bike racing, he is now a competitive horse man. An interview with a legend.

Why horses?

Well it’s kind a life’s philosophy where I love nature and in some kind of way I still compete even though it’s now with the horse and not at 300km/h like I used to go with motorcycles. Yet this phase of my life pleases me a lot.
What does it mean in Spain, first winning races and then the ultimate title in racing?

Winning the 500 title with the maximum category meant a lot to me as we were thinking why not winning it and we finally demonstrated it. 10 years later Lorenzo and Marquez won it and now we are dominating the category...

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