Professional extreme sports riders on bikes, blades and boards from all corners of the globe have joined together at the BudaPart - Kopaszi Gát park to showcase their skills and mix with local and regional riders at the inaugural FISE Budapest World Action Sports Festival. Qualifications began for amateur and pro competitors this morning on three different stages: Wakesurf and Wakeboarders cruising on the Danube River, BMX Flat riders and Skateboarders finessing tricks on the flatland platform, and the Roller and BMX Freestylers boosting on the gigantic ramp course. Budapest spectators both young and old who flocked to the park throughout the day were able to see some world-class athletes perform technical tricks, with even bigger runs to come.
Warmed up by the first stop of the FISE World Series in Montpellier, the riders are eager to participate in the second event in Budapest, from the 18th to the 20th of August in BudaPart - Kopaszi gát park. This tour is a World Action Sports Festival, which organizes amateurs and professional competitions in the following disciplines: BMX Freestyle Park, BMX Freestyle Flatland, Skateboard, Mountain Bike, Roller Freestyle. Each stops is the occasion for riders to performing for an overall ranking, which is rewarding at the end of each year the winner of the tour. According to the core soul of the festival, FISE events are also the occasion for spectators to discover action sports by many initiations and demos organized, as well as having a great time with friends or family by cruising the exhibitor's area and enjoying the spot.
FISE Montpellier is coming up next week already! As an exclusivity, take a look at the 3D drawings of the Parks on which the best BMX riders will be performing. Of course there's flatland too in many different classes. The schedule is now online as well on www.fise.fr. Wait no longer, take a look. BMX Street, BMX Spine ramp, BMX Flatland and the UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup all crammed in a five day program. No time to get bored. Many different sports will take place so it's an action filled festival from start to finish down at the Lez river in Montpellier, France.
Can't make it? Watch the live feed here on www.fatbmx.com