Why Jump Experience?
Athletics has to open up toward new frontiers with the main focus on involving the young generations. Therefore is essential comprehend the innovation contest that we are living in our daily lives and change the way we interpret and show the Queen of Sports. While maintaining the peculiarities of the athletics competitions, Jump Experience wants to upset the form and the modalities in how the athletes’ and the spectators live a high jump contest, going towards the needs of a more demanding public, in search of those emotions and that spectacle factor that a discipline like this can give.
Jump Experience is an event that makes the proximity and the involvement of the public essential factors. A high jump meeting that aims to take athletics to a new dimension of show and to give to the young the opportunity to live the champions’ athletics near them.
What is it about?
The charm of flying over the bar, the research of the human limit in the sport finds a new dimension. Forget immediately the traditional athletics competition because we are going to live the event with a new format, focused on the entertaining. Athletes and spectators are going to live the event from the same point of view, both with a primary role. An experience between sport and show destined to remain in the memories of the ones who will come represent the starting point of creating new passions in the youngest generations.
A competition for the elite athletes, one for the young and the first innovative team contest will fire up the enthusiasm at the edge of the jumping area. Furthermore the sport promotion activities of the Play Athletics will involve children in the sport world. But it doesn’t end here, because Jump Experience will offer a growth opportunities through workshops that are going to analyse the sport promotion and the sport performance.
The athletes will perform in the best conditions available thanks to the public’s involvement and their nearness to the jumping zone, that will help and encourage them in their technical gestures. The music background, the hand claps beat rhythmically and all together, can just create the right atmosphere.
The event will be held at the "Stadio Comunale Rava" in Chivasso, in the province of Turin, Saturday 9th September 2017.
Who's behind the project?
An innovative and thrilling event can only be created by a young and highly motivated team, capable of promoting sport and entertain at the same time. The passion for the Olympic sport of excellence, the determination of carrying out small and big objectives, the active participation in the sport promoting activities are the team’s vital elements.
Jump Experience team has already been in nine European countries and in 3 different continents promoting the event. A volunteering dimension without frontiers that has brought the organizers to participate at some of the most important sport events on the Earth, like the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the goal of improving our own skills and to enlarge our experiences.
The organizing committee, for the promoting and administrative parts of the event, cooperates with two territorial athletics clubs: Gruppo Sportivo Chivassesi of Chivasso and SAF Atletica Piemonte of Turin.
How funds will be used
Jump Experience is organised by a young team coming from different backgrounds in a voluntary way. The crowdfunding campaign is created to sustain the event’s organizing expenses. Furthermore is the organizing committee intention to create partnerships with territorial agencies and companies. The collected funds will be used for the following needs:
- Technical equipment for the competitions jumping area, the workshop and the sport promotion activities;
- Support to the production and the printing of the event promotional activities;
- Support to the reimbursement of the expenses for the athletes coming from outside the region and from other European countries.
Project created by
Jump Experience Team
Six students-athletes with a big passion for athletics. A mix of motivation and curiosity is bringing us towards new challenges in the world of sport. We have been in nine European countries, at the Rio Olympic Games and soon the London World Championships, involved as volunteers to understand and promote the entertaining in the athletics world. So it’s time for us to put in Jump Experience all the enthusiasm, the experience and the work we have collected so far.