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Venice Beach to Host Freestyle MX Demo

Monday, May 7, 2012
Motorcycles will be flying in Venice Beach for the Red Bull X-Fighters Freestyle Motocross Demo.
Motorcycles will be flying in Venice Beach for the Red Bull X-Fighters Freestyle Motocross Demo.
WHAT:
The first-ever freestyle motocross demonstration at world-famous Venice Beach will take place on Wednesday, May 9 at 1 p.m. The demo will feature five riders performing aerial motorcycle tricks and warming up for Red Bull X-Fighters (www.redbullxfighters.com), the world’s premier freestyle motocross series, which is coming to Glen Helen Raceway on Saturday, May 12.

Created in 2001, the Red Bull X-Fighters concept has grown to become the biggest and most respected freestyle motocross tour on the planet, featuring the world's best riders throwing down tricks in stunning locations across the globe. The series kicked off its six-stop world tour on April 13 in Dubai. Following the stop in Glen Helen, the riders will travel to Istanbul (June 16), Madrid (July 20), Munich (August 11) and Sydney (October 6).

The Red Bull X-Fighters Glen Helen event is part of the Red Bull Signature Series (www.redbullsignatureseries.com).  

WHO:
World-class freestyle motocross riders:
- Levi Sherwood (Winner in Dubai - the first stop of 2012)
- Dany Torres (2011 Red Bull X-Fighters World Champion)
- Ronnie Renner (FMX Icon and X Games gold medalist)
- Keith Sayers
- Rich Kearns

WHERE:
Venice Beach - Between Windward Ave. and Market St. at Ocean Front Walk
(Between the skate park and basketball courts. See attached map)
FREE to the public
MEDIA - RIDERS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS

WHEN:
Wednesday, May 9, at 1 p.m.

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