Lausanne: Extra city sports activities at Vidy’s Espace Truthful-Play


Vidy’s Espace Truthful-Play city sports activities supply is increasing

New ramp, renovated, halfpipe, pumptrack, road space, bowl and basketball courts, these infrastructures opened on Friday, Olympic day.


The primary downhill rides had been donated by the Worldwide Olympic Committee and designed by Swiss artist Risley.

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“It’s incroyable for the voice of the variety of individuals, of all ages, that they’re in soirée, holidays or week-ends, in particuliers of the jeunes”, says Emilie Moeschler, mayor of the municipality liable for sports activities and sports activities. social cohesion. Since 2022, the town has launched a serious renovation and growth program for the Espace Truthful-Play at Vidy.

And so, in Could 2022, the town put in a pumping monitor as a part of the Yr of the Bike. In 2023, the prevailing 2 basketball courts and 4 seaside volleyball courts will probably be joined by 2 3×3 basketball courts. The 1000 sqm skate park is provided with road models and a 9m vast halfpipe utterly renovated. Lastly, a second ramp joined the Espace Truthful-Play this spring. Entitled A New Chapter, this unique work was created by Swiss artist Cyril Voeluz, aka Presley.

And so the Espace Truthful-Play formally opened on Friday. Throughout this ceremony, the Worldwide Truthful Play Committee offered its awards to athletes Brittany Bo (USA, velocity skating), Kokona Hiraki (Japan, skateboard, 2nd place on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics) and Bobby Olsen (Australia, skateboard, fifth at Tokyo 2020). Olympiad).

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