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Downhill Taxco 2013

For the second year in a row, the best downhill race will take place in Taxco, Mexico this October 25 & 26, 2013

Downhill Taxco 2013

DOWNHILL TAXCO 2013 is a 2 km urban track that starts in a spectacular Crist build on the top of a mountain going through crazy jumps,steep stairs and tight streets. At the end of the day there will be a Best Trick contest as well. Jeremy Whitek is in charge of the construction and design of the track. Jeremy is known worldwide for his work. He constructed and designed all the infrastructure on Red Bull Rampage, GoPro Summer Games, and many more.

VitalMTB's article from 2012

Downhill Taxco 2013

Last year we had 35 big names from the international and national scene. From the international scene we had the participation of KatieHolden (USA), Jaqueline Harmony (USA), Luana Olveira (BRA), Chris Van Dine(USA), Dante Harmony (USA), Mao Hang (TAI), Neko Mullaly (USA), Bernardo Cruz(BRA), Arthur Babcock (USA), Mauricio Acuña (CHI), Wil White (USA), BrendanFairclough (ING), José Villalobos (CRC), Mitch Ropelato (USA), Eden Lozada(PAN), Jeremy Witek (USA), Carlos Castillo (CRC), and Russell Shumaker (USA). In the national scene we had all the national champions: Lorena Dromundo,Ricardo Preciado, Carlos Moreno, Ricardo Peredo, Víctor García and José Lugo.

This year we are looking for the best 40 riders. (30 international, 10 national) as well as bigger jumps and technical course improvements. Taxco will have more to offer for both the riders and the spectators, with a total prize purse of $13,000.

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International

  • 1st place: $4,500.00
  • 2nd place: $3,000.00
  • 3rd place: $,1,500.00
  • 4th place: $800.00
  • 5th place: $400.00

Mexicans

  • 1st place: $7,000.00
  • 2nd place: $5,000.00
  • 3rd place: $3,000.00
  • Best Woman: $1,00.00
  • Best Trick: $1,00.00

Confirmed Athletes

Brendan Fairclough, GBR, 25 yrs.
3rd place BRITISH DOWNHILL SERIES, Llangollen, 2013.
1st place DH TAXCO 2012.
1st place IXS EUROCUP DOWNHILL CHATEL, 2012.
Geoff Gulevich, CAN, 26 yrs.
5th place REDBULL JOYRIDE, 2011.
6th place CHATEL MTN STYLE 2011.
4th place JUMPSHIP 2011.
Aaron Chase, USA, 34 yrs.
Red Bull Freeride Athlete
2nd place BATTLE OF HELLION, USA, 2012.
2nd place TEVA MOUNTAIN GAMES FREERIDE DUAL, USA, 2012
Brett Rheeder, CAN.
1st place XGAMES mountain bike slopestyle 2013.
2nd place MTB VALLNORD SLOPESTYLE, FISE WORLD Montpellier, 2013.
Chris Van Dine, USA, 33 yrs.
Best trick DHTaxco 2012.
Sports promoter.
DH Taxco International Ambassador
Will White, USA, 19 yrs.
Best trick DHTAXCO 2012.
Marcelo Gutierrez, CAN, 23 yrs.
1st place VALPARAISO 2013,
1st place MANIZALES URBAN DH 2013, Colombia.
3rd place Panamerican Championship 2013, Argentina.
1st place MANIZALES URBAN DH, 2012, Colombia.
Filip Polc, SLOV, 31 yrs.
2nd place VALPARAISO 2013,
1st place VALPARAISO 2011.
1st place VALPARAISO 2010.
1st place DESAFIO NO MORRO, Rio de Janeiro.
1st place nacional dowhill en Eslovaquia, 2006, 2007, 2008.
National Champion Downhill 4X, Eslovaquia, 2008.

Confirmed Media:

TDN, Fox Sports, ESPN, Pinkbike, Rider Magazine, Red Bulletin, Red Bull Media House.

Confirmed Sponsors:

State of Guerrero, Ocesa, Triangulo del Sol, Trek Bicycles.

Official Rider List (As of 03 Oct)

First Name
Last Name
Nationality

GREG

WILLIAMSON

CAN

NEKO

MULLALY

USA

KATIE

HOLDEN

USA

CHRIS

VAN DINE

USA

BRENDAN

FAIRCLOUGH

GBR

MARCELO

GUTIERREZ

COL

WILL

WHITE

USA

GEOFF

GULLEVICH

CAN

ARTHUR

BABCOCK

USA

JON

BUCKELL

USA

ALFONSO

GARCIA

USA

MITCH

ROPELATO

USA

BERNARDO

CRUZ

BRA

SZYMON

GODZIEK

POL

FILIP

POLC

SLOV REP

CARLOS

CASTILLO

CR

ROBERTO

CASTILLO

CR

LORENA

DROMUNDO

MEX

JULIO

FERNÁNDEZ

MEX

LUIS GUILLERMO

CERVANTES

MEX

JOSÉ ADRIÁN

GARCÍA RAMÍREZ

MEX

SANDRO

AMBROSI

MEX

RICARDO

PEREDO

MEX

ERIK

GOLLAZ

MEX

ADOLFO

ALMARAZ

CHI

JUAN PABLO

COVARRUBIAS

MEX

GERARDO

FLORES

MEX

ADRIAN

MARTINEZ

MEX

HERNAN

CEBALLOS

MEX

GABRIEL ADRIAN

SANCHEZ FRANCO

MEX

JOSE LUIS

LUGO

MEX/TAXCO

LUIS HECTOR

OLMOS

MEX

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