First​ ​Monster​ ​Energy​ ​Freeride​ ​Series​ Comes to ​Ixtapa Zihuatanejo​

[Here’s the entire press release announcing the first-ever Monster Energy Freeride Series – Ed.] From​ ​November​ ​17​ -to​-​19,​ ​El​ ​Palmar​ ​beach​ ​in​ ​Ixtapa​ ​Zihuatanejo​ ​will​ ​receive​ ​the​ ​best freeride​ ​athletes​ ​in​ ​the​ ​world to Mexico​ ​City​ ​to​ ​October​ ​30,​ ​2017. ​El​ ​Palmar​ ​Beach​ ​in​ ​Ixtapa​ ​Zihuatanejo​ ​will​ ​be​ ​the​ ​ideal stage​ ​to​ ​host​ ​the​ ​first​ ​edition​ ​of​ ​​Monster​ ​Energy​ ​Freeride​ ​Series​,​ ​an​ ​event presented​ ​by​ ​the​ ​Government​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Secretary​ ​of​ ​Tourism​ ​of​ ​the​ ​State​ ​of​ ​Guerrero​ ​from November​ ​17​-to​-19.

Freeride​ ​in​ ​jet ski​ ​is​ ​a​ ​sport​ ​that​ ​is​ ​practiced​ ​in​ ​the​ ​waves​ ​of​ ​the​ ​sea​ ​and​ ​that​ ​mixes disciplines​ ​such​ ​as​ ​surfing​ ​and​ ​FMX.​ ​Mexico​ ​has​ ​been​ ​represented​ ​at​ ​a​ ​professional​ ​level​ ​in this​ ​discipline​ ​thanks​ ​to​ ​Abraham​ ​Hoschstrasser,​ ​that​ ​has​ ​competed​ ​during​ ​the​ ​last​ ​three years​ ​as​ ​a​ ​Monster​ ​Energy​ ​athlete​ ​in​ ​Japan,​ ​Australia,​ ​United​ ​States​ ​and​ ​Portugal.

​Monster​ ​Energy​ ​Freeride​ ​Series​​ ​is​ ​a​ ​free​ ​event​ ​where​ ​attendees​ ​can​ ​live​ ​a competition​ ​that​ ​integrates​ ​20​ ​representatives​ ​from​ ​10​ ​countries​ ​as​ ​Japan,​ ​France,​ ​the United​ ​States,​ ​Australia​ ​and​ ​Mexico,​ ​who​ ​will​ ​face​ ​each​ ​other​ ​to​ ​conquer​ ​this​ ​challenge.

The​ ​activities​ ​will​ ​begin​ ​on​ ​Friday,​ ​November​ ​17th,​ ​a​ ​day​ ​that​ ​will​ ​be​ ​dedicated​ ​to​ ​qualifying pilots​ ​to​ ​place​ ​them​ ​in​ ​the​ ​competition​ ​table;​ ​while​ ​on​ ​Saturday​ ​18th,​ ​formally​ ​start​ ​the tournament​ ​with​ ​the​ ​first​ ​qualifying​ ​round,​ ​the​ ​repechage​ ​and​ ​the​ ​knockout​ ​stages;​ ​while​ ​on Sunday​ ​19th,​ ​will​ ​be​ ​held​ ​the​ ​quarterfinals,​ ​semifinals​ ​and​ ​the​ ​grand​ ​final.

In​ ​addition,​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​weekend,​ ​attendees​ ​will​ ​enjoy​ ​alternative​ ​activities,​ ​which​ ​will offer​ ​a​ ​unique​ ​experience​ ​on​ ​the​ ​beach​ ​as​ ​Jetsurf​ ​shows​ ​with​ ​athletes​ ​competing​ ​in​ ​the​ ​main world​ ​championships​ ​and​ ​a​ ​show​ ​of​ ​FMX​ ​(Freestyle​ ​Motocross).​ ​The​ ​nightlife​ ​lovers​ ​will​ ​be able​ ​to​ ​enjoy​ ​the​ ​atmosphere​ ​in​ ​local​ ​bars​ ​and​ ​the​ ​great​ ​closing​ ​party​ ​that​ ​will​ ​take​ ​place​ ​at El​ ​Palmar​ ​beach​ ​-in​ ​the​ ​heart​ ​of​ ​the​ ​hotel​ ​zone​ ​of​ ​Ixtapa,​ ​Zihuatanejo-​ ​at​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​the award​ ​ceremony.

The​ ​first​ ​edition​ ​of​ ​the​ ​​Monster​ ​Energy​ ​Freeride​ ​Series​ ​will​ ​be​ ​supervised​ ​by​ ​the International​ ​FreeRide​ ​WaterCraft​ ​Association​ ​(IFWA),​ ​the​ ​federation​ ​in​ ​charge​ ​of​ ​regulating the​ ​freeride​ ​world​ ​championship​ ​that​ ​takes​ ​place​ ​every​ ​year.

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Kevin Shaw

Kevin Shaw

Editor-in-Chief – Kevin Shaw is a decade-long powersports and automotive journalist whose love for things that go too fast has led him to launching The Watercraft Journal. Almost always found with stained hands and dirt under his fingernails, Kevin has an eye for the technical while keeping a eye out for beautiful photography and a great story.

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