The greatest lineup of international freestyle motorcross riders will hit Sydney this November with the announcement that six of the world‰Ûªs best will compete at the inaugural Australian Open of Supercross (AUS-X Open) at Sydney Olympic Park‰Ûªs Allphones Arena.
Rider adrenaline will be amplified by the addition of a record $120,000 prize purse up for grabs, making it the richest FMX event to ever beheld in the Southern Hemisphere.
Recently announced Australian superstar Jackson Strong will be joined by fellow Australian Rob Adelberg, French riders Thomas PagÌ¬s and David Rinaldo, Japan‰Ûªs Taka Higashino and Libor Podmol of the Czech Republic as they prepare to launch themselves into the history books and attempt stunts previously thought impossible.
All six riders have either won or finished on the podium previously in the X-Games, X-Fighters and World FMX Championships pitting them amongst the most elite group of freestyle riders on the planet.
PagÌ¬s will be heading to the AUS-X Open ultra confident after producing his second consecutive win on the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour over the weekend, in the front of the famous Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.
The victory in South Africa puts the Frenchman on top of the overall World Tour rankings and was truly one of the best FMX runs of his illustrious career.
FMX 'Best Trick' gives riders just one jump each to attempt the biggest, most technical and most challenging stunt of their careers. To win, it will take landing something that has never been seen before.
2012 Best International FMX Rider and 2013 X-Fighters Champion, Thomas PagÌ¬s, is thriving at the opportunity to take on the world‰Ûªs best while taking in the sights of one of world‰Ûªs most lively and vibrant cities.
‰ÛÏI can‰Ûªt wait to head ‰Û÷downunder‰Ûª to compete against the best guys in the world for the FMX Best Trick at the AUS-X Open,‰Û