Trofeo Matteotti, Pescara

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-q4YChhmotfg/UZADp2IOhfI/AAAAAAAAdYI/3YXKQ4AVLZY/w678-h509-no/matteotti+%252810%2529.JPG

The Trofeo Matteotti is a single-day road bicycle race that takes place in Pescara in the middle of summer. It was organized in 1945 thanks to the commitment and determination of Fulvio Perna, who wanted to give the competition a …

Posted in Event, Pescara, Sport | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Vito Taccone, Avezzano

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-PIME6cCWhCE/UVNeCYx8XxI/AAAAAAAAb2o/fhuC6lClmv8/s433/taccone+%282%29.jpg

Vito Taccone (Avezzano, 1940-2007) was the first great cyclist from South Italy. He was loved for his humble origins and his determination, but criticized for some aspects of his full-blooded and cantankerous temper. He stepped into the sport limelight in …

Posted in L'Aquila, People, Sport | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment