More than 15.000 people witnessed the Red Bull X-Fighters Jam go down at Talcahuano´s port in Chile recently. Riders Nick Franklin (New Zeland), Nick De Wit (South Africa) and Martin Koren (Chec Republic), where in charge of impressing the audience with a sick display of FMX action!
Martin Koren, Nick De Wit and Nick Franklin. photo: Juan Luis De Heeckeren/Red Bull Content Pool
The Red Bull X-Fighters World Series is one of the highest profile FMX competitions competition, and unites the best FMX riders to show their creativity and talent in different, breathtaking locations around the world. Although not every country can host a round on the World Tour, the best FMX riders travel through different countries showing their tricks to thousand of over-excited fans at the Red Bull X-Fighters Jams. This year, the Red Bull riders arrived in Chile for the first time!
Martin Koren. photo: Juan Luis De Heeckeren/Red Bull Content Pool
“This is our first time in Chile and we are very happy to finally be here to show people at Talcahuano a show like this” said Nick Franklin.
Nick Franklin. photo: Alfredo Escobar/Red Bull Content Pool
The Freestyle Motocross tricks left the Chilean audience astonished after the three riders showed off their courage and skills on the bikes. “In this sport your head plays a very important role. The psychological factor is what gives you the confidence to jump. However, people of Talcahuano encourage us to give them an awesome show and of course have an amazing time”, added De Wit.
Nick De Wit. photo: Juan Luis De Heeckeren/Red Bull Content Pool
“Definitely a great day at Talcahuano where we gave the audience a time of real fun, specially after all they have suffered with the Tsunami a few years ago”, assured Martin Koren after finishing the event, where the three riders proudly showed the best of their tricks wearing the Official Chilean Soccer Team shirt as a tribute to the local audience.
All the riders. photo: Alfredo Escobar/Red Bull Content Pool