[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.