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RED BULL EVENT IS COMING AT AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAYPARK!

RED BULL EVENT IS COMING AT AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAYPARK!

Without pedaling a bicycle and let a body’s momentum and “pump” through the bumped course. Red Bull event is arriving here at AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAYPARK!

Without pedaling a bicycle and let a body’s momentum and “pump” through the bumped course—. A new type of bicycle race, utilizing “pump track” is emerging this year. Called, “Red Bull Pump Track World Championship.” Its series commenced from March and hitting a circuit all over the world – including New Zealand, USA, Chile, Europe and Japan. The final is to be held in the USA.

RED BULL PUMP TRACK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

Velosolutions, globally recognised for their leading pump track and bike park construction, have teamed up with Red Bull to launch the very first Red Bull Pump Track World Championship.

Taking pump track racing to a level never seen before seen, the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship rolls out a global series of qualifying events ahead of the grand final on September 7, 2018 in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, to coincide with the UCI MTB World Championships.

From New Zealand to the USA, from Chile to India, from France to Japan, riders from around the world will be racing on the critically-acclaimed Velosolutions pump tracks with the overall winner being named the first ever Pump Track World Champion.

AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAYPARK proudly hosts the Japan race in August 4-5.

Kid’s workshop / Demonstration by professional riders

On both Day 1 and Day 2 of event, Professional BMX riders will be at AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAYPARK. They will be conducting a demonstration ride at the park, as well as conducting kid’s workshop.

Races

Red Bull Pump Track World Championship’s series round is divided into 2 races. Preliminary round and final round. On the preliminary round, each competitor races in a time trial format and that depending on the rank of this round – finalists are determined. (Number of finalists are determined with a basis of number of preliminary round entrants.)

At the final round, two competitors are to race at the same time and the winner is decided on a knock-out basis. The champion and top competitors proceed to the final race, to be held in the USA.

Registration

Registraiton is available from this website.

TIME SCHEDULE

8/4(SAT)
09:30-14:00 Registration for the championship series
14:00-14:45 Kid’s workshop / Demonstration
8/5 (SUN)
08:00-10:00 Registration for the championship series / Trial run
10:30-14:20 Preliminary round
14:45-16:30 Final round
16:30-16:40 Award ceremony

AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAYPARK

アカイガワトモ・プレイパーク

Merely 90 minutes from Sapporo. An unprecedented Hokkaido and nature experiences emerge at AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAYPARK.

“Playpark” is a place, where one can interact and play with vast nature. This interaction is topped with many nature-driven activities that best utilizes the terrain – allowing one to not only passively interact with nature but also actively engage with nature.

AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAYPARK’S OFFERING

01 Camping & Glamping

The first class of camping experience by combining camp site’s expansiveness and hotel’s luxurious ambiance.

02 Pump track

A pump track is a bicycle course (also good for skateboard and kickboard) with many continuous bumps and banks – utilizing a body’s momentum to pump the ride. AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAYPARK hosts one and only permanent pump track, produced by Velosolutions.

03 Activity

Fishing, archery, rental, mountain bike, and others – a number of activities that best utilizes the Akaigawa’s nature is available.

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ACCESS TO AKAIGAWA TOMO PLAY PARK

Meiji 56 Akaigawa-mura Yoichi-gun Hokkaido, 046-0552 Google MAP

Access by car

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