The world’s best Freestyle Motocross athletes will descend on South Africa for the last stop of the 2013 Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour. SA’s top Freestyle Motocross rider, Nick de Wit is gearing up for his appearance at Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour final at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on 7 September 2013. The tour is the world’s most prestigious and challenging Freestyle Motocross competition and this is the first time it visits South Africa.
De Wit has previously competed in Red Bull X-Fighters Tour stops in Madrid and Egypt and is excited about finally having a chance to compete in the event on his home soil.
“We’ve been waiting a long time for this! I definitely think that the perfect event location has been chosen. It’s a pretty big deal that we get to show the country what Freestyle Motocross is about in front of a building with such history. ”
Red Bull X- Fighters South Africa 2013 – Teaser
Nomasonto Ndlovu, Strategic Executive Director for Communication, Marketing and Events for the City of Tshwane says the city is honoured to be the South African host to this world spectacular of freestyle motocross: “Hosting this event at the feet of the Union Buildings is very special for Tshwane as this magnificent icon is celebrating its centennial this year,” she says. “It is here where the democracy of our country was ushered in with the inauguration of former President Nelson Mandela in 1994.”
As a lead up to the main event, Red Bull is encouraging talented young South Africans to design the helmet Nick de Wit will wear at the event. For more information click here.
Tickets are now available through Computicket with ticket prices ranging between R250 and R450.
With the Mexico City, Dubai, Glen Helen and Osaka stops already in the bag the series is anyone’s at the moment.
Remaining Tour stop Schedule 2013: July 19, Madrid (ESP); September 7, Pretoria (RSA)
For more information on the tour visit: www.redbullxfighters.com.