The event was chaired by the Deputy Mayor of Olt, Josep Berga Vayreda and the Councilor of Sports, Mar Roca, in addition to the participation of President of Manxa Group, personal sponsor of the two times world champion and Paralympic medalist in the triple jump, Joan Agustí Alfara.
CROWFUNDING WITH "SPONSOR THEM"
Xavi Porras told everyone at the Plenary Hall of the Consistory of Olot that this season he intends to take a big leap in his professionalism both on and off the track and "that's why he started working with MRA Sports, a company specialized in communication, image and in the search of sponsorships. The first big step has been my introduction to 'Sponsor Them', Crowfunding is the most important platform in the world of sport that I hope it serves as a springboard to get the support needed to stay in the demanding world elite".
At present, the athlete from Olot is recovering from an operation which had to undergo last February. "every day I feel better in training. We are raising the intensity solwly and hope to participate in the Championship of Catalonia early in May in the first round of the season", he said.
Xavi Porras, now in his tenth season as an athlete of FC Barcelona, will start the season with the Championship of Catalonia the second weekend of May in Gavá.
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Our champion, Xavi Porras accompanied his team from the box seat during the match against Valencia B which ended tied at 0.
During the match, Xavi discussed the game with Joan Agustí Alfara, president of Manxa Group, sponsor of our Paralympic winner, he was also signing autographs and receiving affection from fans who took some pictures with one of the most famous residents, Xavi Porras. Before starting the match, Xavi Porras talked about the match for Radio Olot with Pere Ribes, a blind boy of 9 years old.