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Under the patronage of H H Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the Abu Dhabi International Sports Exhibition " ADISE 2013" begins here tomorrow at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Organised by the UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation and supported by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the second edition of ADISE combines the exclusive educational and recreational activities along with the most important international and regional sports brands. Christophe Hamel will make his first appearance in the Arab World, bringing his extreme trampoline performance to the exhibition along with the world famous, French CrazyDunkers, the acrobatic slam dunk team who appeared at the last Olympic Games and Football World Cup.
The exclusive sports event will offer a variety of sports activities including boxing, football freestyle, martial arts performances as well as bicycle performances during the four day event.
ADISE's committee has dedicated an area of approximately 5000 sq. metres that will also include several sports activities such as bungee jumping, wall climbing, a mountain bike track, paddle tennis, miniaturecricket stadium,skateboarding and street ball tournaments with more than 70 teams and around 300 athletes from different sporting backgrounds expected to compete..
Additionally, the event will bring together more than 100 local and international exhibitors, including sports federations, clubs, government departments, sports equipment manufacturers, sponsors, event organisers, sports marketing agencies in different domains such as motorsports, watersports, outdoor and adventure sports, fitness and indoor sports, as well as sports products and equipment outlets.
ADISE 2013 will witness a four day conference with around 15 discussion panels featuring 35 speakers coming from around the world to discuss various sports topics. Thus, some of the speakers will include H.H. Sheikha Shamsa Al Maktoum, Women's Volleyball Groups Supervisor; Nada Zeidan, First Female GCC Rally Driver and Archer in Asian games;Dr Saf Naqvi, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre;Dr Bulent Elbasan,PT,PhD, Gazi University, School of Physiotherapy; Dr Murat Dalkilinc,PT, PhD, UAE Armed Forces.