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MotoGP stars meet bullfighter in Andalusia

MotoGP stars meet bullfighter in Andalusia

MotoGP riders Alex de Angelis, Colin Edwards and Sete Gibernau met Spanish bullfighting star Jesulin de Ubrique ahead of the Gran Premio bwin.com de España.

On Thursday afternoon in Andalusia, Spanish bullfighter Jesulin de Ubrique welcomed MotoGP riders Alex de Angelis, Colin Edwards and Sete Gibernau and former World Champion Alex Crivillé to his ranch, which lies 40 kms from the Jerez circuit.

The riders toured the traditional Spanish style ranch and shared a ‘tapas’ meal, before inspecting De Ubrique’s game hunting trophies - a hobby shared with Texan rider Edwards.

De Ubrique treated the riders to a bullfighting demonstration before giving them a shot at the traditional Spanish art. Later the riders saw the fields where De Ubrique breeds the animals which are used in traditional Spanish ‘bull runs’.

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MotoGP, 2009, GRAN PREMIO bwin.com DE ESPAÑA

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