Ultimate X returns to Grand Arena, GrandWest for its Trio year.
South Africa’s Premiere Action Sport festival will showcase the best in local and international athletes as Ultimate X 2017 flips into its new home at Grand Arena, GrandWest Casino
7 years on, Ultimate X will once again deliver on its promise of bringing extreme sport lovers a host of spectacular stunts such as FMX, BMX and Skate as athletes compete for a prize of over R175 000. With more thrilling action than ever before, festival goers can expect nothing less than a bigger, better faster and more epic Ultimate X in 2017.
As the action sport lifestyle continues to explode both globally and locally, Ultimate X is thrilled to bring Africa’s Elite Action Sport Fest, along with the best local and international athletes in each discipline, to the Mother City on Saturday the 25th February 2017.
It’s 9th consecutive year running, Ultimate X will once again deliver on its promise of bringing action sport junkies nothing less than a host of epic showdowns as leading BMX, FMX and Skate athletes contend for the biggest prize purse on African soil. Competing with the likes of the 2016 X Games competitor, Pat Casey – Monster Energy / Mongoose Team Rider – the GrandWest, Grand Arena will be flipped into an Adrenalin-fueled spectacle.
Forming part of the “Cape Invasion” campaign, the 2017 event is a collab with Monster Energy which will, in addition to Ultimate X, bring action sport enthusiasts a weekend of insane X events. It will include Night Harvest – an international BMX and MTB Dirt Contest, both celebrated globally, forming a must-see on the Action Sport calendar.
When sharing his thoughts about the 2017 event, Markus Museler said, “We’re stoked to be have Monster Energy as our Presenting Partner, being such a credible brand with them looking to grow Ultimate X in becoming a focus in Action Sports Globally. Ultimate X Skate contest will include international Skaters, as well as The African Skate Championships comprising of more than 12 African countries”.
Local Athlete Ambassadors Alastair Sayer – FMX Freestyle Pilot and former world record holder ,Malcolm Peters – BMX and Khule Ngubane – Skate, all 3 being Monster Energy Athletes share the same sentiment about the festival saying, “We always look forward to receiving the invite to attend Ultimate X and making our way down to the shores of Cape Town for undoubtedly the best X event of the year. The Ultimate X team always exceeds our expectations by organizing such a world-class event”.
There will be two shows: qualifiers at midday and finals in the evening. To avoid disappointment, pre-purchased tickets are available at Computicket and range from R150 – R250. Food, full bar services and ample parking will be available on the day.
“We can’t wait to transform GrandArena into Africa’s ONLY indoor, floodlit, pyrotechnical Action sport showdown. We have so much in store for 2016 and the upcoming fest will once again flip expectations. Spectators will experience ( a variety of ) Action Sport, on Africa’s Best ( Most impressive ) Skate / BMX Park, Freestyle MX, Skate , Trials biking, blading, with the finest local and international athlete competitors. We are securing an entertainment line-up of note featuring South Africa’s hottest bands and DJ’s. Not only will the shows keep festival-goers mesmerized, but they will also be kept entertained with the best music at the event and after party,” says Museler.
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