By Antonio J. Salmerón
Spanish pro Eneritz Iturriaga (Abadiño-Bizkaia) will lead the new CESPA - Euskadi for the remainder of the track season through March 2008, according to her personal web site eneritziturriaga.com. The 27 year-old took up track racing last winter and has already achieved the status of Spanish national champion in Palma de Mallorca. She is regarded as one of Spain's leading talents.
After a rough year due to falls and injuries, including breaking her collarbone in May, Iturriaga is looking for strong early-season performances to best prepare herself for her season's main goal, the Olympics in Beijing in August. Track racing is her way to work hard this winter and be ready for 2008.
Iturriaga will participate in the third and fourth rounds of the UCI Track World Cup in Los Angeles and Copenhagen as well as in the Spanish and Basque Country Championships.