- Bike Checks
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.
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.