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Redbull x fighters

Red bull x fighters

The final stage of the 2014 Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour was held at the iconic Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday 23 August. The stage, which was the 50th stage of the tour, was marked by tricks, crashes and a crowd of over 22 000 spectators. The track used for the final was the biggest track of the year and featured a statue of Nelson Mandela in the background.

Australian FMX rider Josh Sheehan won both the final and the 2014 tour. Sheehan beat tour veteran Spanish rider Dany Torres in the final of the competition. American rider Adam Jones came third in the final stop.

Sheehan’s 2014 tour has been characterised by sensational performances. He finished second in Mexico and Spain and came first in Germany. The signature double backflip which

However, Sherwood crashed in the qualifiers on Friday and qualified last for the finals and was unable to progress to the quarter-finals.

Frenchman Thomas Pagès and Australian Clinton Moore both crashed out of their quarter-finals while trying to complete a 540 flair.

South African Nick de Wit did not make it into the quarter-finals but was happy to be able to ride in front of his home crowd.

Article and image source: Perderby