A tour that started in Mexico City, will take its final bow on South African grounds at the Union Buildings in Pretoria this Saturday. It’s an event you do not want to miss. Pretoria will be in awe as people from everywhere gather in anticipation for this revolutionary event.
The Red Bull X Fighter freestyle motocross (FMX) is a motorbike stunt competition that takes place every single year. It is here for the first time in South Africa after last year’s cancellation. A lot of people are definitely looking forward to this one. It is said, it will be the best we have ever yet to experience.
The competition is the product of the energy drink Red Bull. The first time it took place was in Valencia, Spain in the year 2001. Since then, FMX riders have been competing against each other to be known as the best Motocross stunt rider. This competition is a chance for motor bikers to show off their skills.
Freestyle Motocross riders compete in tournaments in different countries and different arenas/tracks for the best results. The track in Pretoria is said to be biggest track in this season’s FMX tour. This track will give riders the most options and offer more lines than any other track this year.
This first ever world Tour final in Africa at the most prestigious place, the Union Buildings. It will be an epic experience for anyone who will be there.
Here is a glimpse of the track for Saturday the 23rd of August 2014.
Here are some facts about this track:
- 600 truckloads of dirt
- 11.000 square meters
- 5 Ramp Jumps
- 3 Dirt-to-Dirt Jumps
- 2 Quarter Pipes
- 15+ total jump options
Absolutely amazing! Just reading these facts and seeing that video about the track, gives you a glimpse of the thrilling experience that will be in Pretoria.
But don’t despair, you can also be a part of this experience. You can Watch the Red Bull X-Fighter Final in Pretoria… LIVE! You can get your tickets from Computicket, or if you cannot make it to the event, you can stream the event live on the Red Bull X Fighter website.
Hope to see you there!
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