Updated: June 21, 2010, 12:53 PM ET

Pala Raceway and AFMXA open facility

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On April 21st the AFMXA will unveil the opening of their new FMX exhibit at the San Diego Hall of Champions and announce their partnership with Pala raceway to open the first west coast Freestyle training center.

Irvine, CA (April 12, 2010) -- There are lots of exciting things happening in the world of freestyle motocross in 2010, including the opening of a first ever museum exhibit and a first class training center. The AFMXA's new exhibit opening up at the San Diego Hall of Champions features some of the top athletes in the sport of freestyle motocross and all of its members. The exhibit includes all things freestyle with highlights on members, Nate Adams, Brian Deegan and newcomer Lance Coury.

When asked about the AFMXA and his feature in the museum Nate Adams said "To be inducted is actually a really big deal for me. I was definitely surprised when I got the call. I've really made it my life's work to be a professional motocross rider, so to be recognized for my efforts feels really good. I know that my friend Jeremy Lusk, rest in peace brutha, has an exhibit in the Hall of Champs as well, so to have something like this with Jeremy is a big deal for me."

And Lance Coury, the sports up and coming Pro AM said "The AFMXA is what the sport of freestyle motocross needs. I haven't been in the sport half as long as some of these great riders, but I have noticed as I got more into freestyle motocross that there needs to be more of a organization that can rank riders in classes, have events for the up and comers, and help keep building this sport we all love and enjoy."

Exhibit luncheon, tour and a "Sports at Lunch" Q&A is on Wednesday April 21st at noon at the San Diego Hall of Champions. Tickets can be purchased on line at www.SDHOC.com

Other great news is the partnership with Pala Raceway and the development of the first ever FMX amateur training facility. It has been designed by the General himself, Brain Deegan and features include a foam pit, wall ride and several ramp to dirt jumps. This comes after many months of pushing forward with the mission of the AFMXA to promote growth in the sport and increase safety. Brian said "I'm really excited to help organize and build this sport to the levels these athletes deserve. We have a great team working together in the AFMXA and it's for all riders so sign up and come ride the jump park!"

The facility is opening in May 2010 at the Pala Raceway (www.palaraceway.com) with the grand opening scheduled for June 2010.

For additional information on the AFMXA and upcoming events please visit www.AFMXA.org.

About AFMXA:
The American Freestyle Motocross Association (AFMXA) is a trade association established by Freestyle Motocross riders and industry leaders to organize, protect, and develop the sport of Freestyle Motocross in a collective and collaborative manner.

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