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In pictures: UAE Team Emirates visits Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi

Riders from the UAE Team Emirates cycling team visited Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi during their end of season camp in the UAE

In pictures: UAE Team Emirates visits Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi

Riders from the UAE Team Emirates cycling team visited Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi.

In pictures: UAE Team Emirates visits Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi

As part of its ongoing commitment to inspire the next generation of cyclists.

In pictures: UAE Team Emirates visits Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi

Launched in 2018 exclusively for school children living in the UAE, the cycling initiative has engaged over 500 children across 14 schools, 85% of which have been Emirati.

In pictures: UAE Team Emirates visits Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi

Alexander Kristoff, Fernando Gaviria, Yousif Mirza, Tadej Pogacar and Jasper Philipsen were joined by over 100 enthusiastic students.

In pictures: UAE Team Emirates visits Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi

Sessions are individually tailored to the ability of the children with the goal of growing the sport and promoting a healthier lifestyle. 

In pictures: UAE Team Emirates visits Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi

Alexander Kristoff, Fernando Gaviria, Yousif Mirza, Tadej Pogacar and Jasper Philipsen were joined by over 100 enthusiastic students.

In pictures: UAE Team Emirates visits Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi

The academy teaches youngsters all aspects of the sport from bike familiarization to group riding and technique.

In pictures: UAE Team Emirates visits Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi

Alexander Kristoff, Fernando Gaviria, Yousif Mirza, Tadej Pogacar and Jasper Philipsen were joined by over 100 enthusiastic students.