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The Carthaginian cyclist receives a scholarship from the United States University to study and compete

Maria Jose Segura, one of the promises of mountain biking, will have the opportunity to study at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)…

Sunday, Mar 20

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Maria Jose Segura, one of the promises of mountain biking, will have the opportunity to study at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Georgia, United States. politeness Her eight national mountain biking championships, three on the road and her good academic grades in the last three years of high school and college, opened the doors for cyclist Maria Jose Segura to pursue her dream.

The 23-year-old has been awarded a scholarship to study at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Georgia, US, for the next four years, and will also join her cycling team to compete in college events across the country.

Thus, the cyclist, a native of Cartagena, set a precedent by having the opportunity to study thanks to a sport that is not traditionally considered in our country an option for sports scholarships and for going beyond the academic level, such as athletics, football and basketball, among others.

Even Maria Jose fought her first competition this Saturday, March 19, in Calhoun, Georgia to defend her new colors and although she emphasized that it was complicated by the adaptation, she said it was the first step to achieving her goals.

“The scholarship has been in processing for about a year. A lot of paperwork had to be done and therefore it is a very good university. What caught my attention the most was that he had a cycling team, regardless of his education level, which was important to me as an athlete,” Segura said. On Saturday, cyclist […]

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