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19th season of Red Bull Crashed Ice kicks off in Yokohama

09.12.2018 149 просмотров

For the first time in the history of this extreme sport, the race was held in the Asian region.


On December 7th and 8th, the world's strongest riders converged on the first of three races, which took place on the track in the Minato Mirai area.  

The first ever Asian round of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship Downhill Skating , which ended on December 8, 2018 in the Tokyo suburb of Yokohama, was won by American Cameron Naash. The second was Canadian Kyle Croxall, the third - Maxwell Dunn (USA). In sixth place is German Titov (Russia), this result was the best for the Russians since 2014. 

The Red Bull Crashed Ice stages are the most important in the calendar of the 2018/19 ATSX-2018/19 World Downhill Skating Championship. ATSX-1000 race winners receive 1000 points towards the overall score. 
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Races formerly known as Riders Cup series, now called ATSX-250. For the victory in them, as before, the best riders in the men's and women's categories will receive 250 points. On February 16, 2019, one of these races will be held for the first time in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg. 

ATSX-500 races will be an innovation this season. The level of difficulty in this category is between tracks for beginner riders and professional tracks on the Red Bull Crashed Ice stages. For the victory in each of these stages, athletes will receive 500 points. The dimensions of the tracks here will be at least 300 meters in length and at least four in width. In addition, the entire track will be limited by boards. 

Three stages of the ATSX-500 will be held in the 2018/19 season. The first ever race in this category will take place on January 26, 2019 at the Russian ski resort Igora near St. Petersburg.

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