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BMX star Shanaze to move to USA

The British BMX star Shanaze Reade is leaving the North West for a career in America.

After two failed attempts to win a gold medal at the Olympic games, Crewe's Shanaze Reade is moving to California to race on the professional circuit.

The four-time World Champion hopes it will improve her chances of gold in Rio in two years time.


Crewe's Shanaze Reade goes for gold

Shanaze Reade Credit: PA

BMX star Shanaze Reade from Crewe is hoping to get through to the Olympic track finals later today.

Shanaze missed out on the gold in Beijing four years ago, after she crashed in the final.

A hotel in her home-town plans to project a 50ft image of her if she wins a medal.

Shanaze Reade's image will be projected in Crewe if she wins a medal.