From the SkateFresh foundation:
We are glad to announce there will be a SkateFresh tour in 2008! From June the 9th till June the 15th 2008 we will skate along the river Meuse. From Maastricht, in the south of Holland, to the port city of Rotterdam.
After the tour of 2006, the SkateFresh team members wanted a year for themselves to skate abroad. So as already mentioned in 2006 there was no SkateFresh tour in 2007. On all our abroad trips, to Germany, France and Finland, we met many of you and you kept asking that same question: " Will there be a SkateFresh tour in 2008???".
"Yes there will!" A group of enthusiastic skaters agreed to organise the Skatefresh tour of 2008. Some faces you will know from the earlier Skatefresh tours, some faces will be new.
We thought it would be nice to skate in a different part of Holland, in the south along the Dutch part of the river Maas (Meuse in French). We are gathering on Monday on a camping in Bunde, in the neighbourhood of Maastricht. Maastricht is an old city with a lovely city centre, some beautiful old buildings and very nice pubs to have a drink. When you have the time, really worth a visit!
We start skating on Tuesday and we will skate about 50 till 80 km's a day. We will sleep in tents, on camping sites, and the luggage will be transported with a truck. Daily life in the SkateFresh 2008 tour will be more or less the same as in the previous tours.
On Saturday we will arrive in Rotterdam. This day will be a short skating day so people can do some sightseeing in Rotterdam or enjoy the terraces at the old harbour. Late in the afternoon we will go back by bus to the start-location in Bunde. On Saturday evening we will have a big farewell party and on Sunday it’s time to say goodbye. To see more of Holland, to go home again, or to do something else.
We hope the SkateFresh tour 2008 will be as good as the previous editions. We try to find the best asphalt to skate on, and beautiful scenery. But it was YOU who made the international atmosphere that we all enjoyed. So we hope you will all be back, to meet up with new people from other countries, skate with fellow skaters along the nice river Meuse. To have a very nice and relaxing, but active, skate-week.
As always, you can find more information on our website: http://www.skatefresh.nl and see photo's from the previous two years to get an impression if you have never been on a SkateFresh tour.
The registration starts at the first of February. We have 100 places available, so don’t wait too long! Check out our site regularly for news and updates!
So we wish you a very nice year, with lots of skating and smooooth asphalt.
We hope to see you on the 2008 SkateFresh tour!
The SkateFresh foundation;