This is while touring Tour de France in Vierzone on July 2. Six members of the Eighteen Gaming Association met on the first floor of 16, Avenue de la Republic. Objective: Covering the 249 km stationery bike on the Weirzone Le Crusot stage. The challenge, which was streamed live on the Internet via the Twitch platform, raised 300 euros.
Balls, balloons, cones, hoops …
With these 300 euros, Eighteen Gaming Wear purchased motor skills equipment for nine kindergartens in the zone: Balls, Balls, Cones, Hoops … The equipment was handed over on Monday at the Education Inspectorate National Campus in Veerzone.
Claude Sene, National Education Inspector, stressed the importance of physical and sports education for school children: “After the epidemic we have just experienced, it is important to act and express ourselves with one’s body. “
In Wearzone, volunteers turn on exercise bikes for good reason
Claude Sene guaranteed that 723 students from all public nursery schools in Weirzone could benefit from this motor skills equipment.
With the success of the collection, the Eighteen Gaming Association hopes to repeat this kind of experience. “We want to do one online challenge a year,” said Felix Gimenez, president of the association. School students in the community outside of Weirzone would really like to benefit from such a donation: Vignaux-sur-Barangone, Mary-Sir-Cher, Thaniox …
Eighteen Gaming is an e-sport (electronic sport) association with about sixty volunteers. Specifically, it maintains a 100-square-meter playroom located at 16, Avenue de la Republic in Weirzone.