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UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Preview

August 31, 2005 РThe UCI BMX Supercross World Cup is getting ready for the final round, which will be held at the Toyota Challenge stop in San Jos̩ CA (USA), 8-9 September 2005.

The top BMX racers in the world will be entering the lime light of action sports, being featured as a specialty comp together with BMX Freestyle, Skateboarding and Freestyle Motocross in an action packed event at the HP Pavilion in San José. The event will consist of multi-sport and entertainment festivals covering over one million square feet in both indoor and outdoor venues. The event will also feature live cutting edge music from Puddle Of Mudd and Chevelle. Check out the latest buzz from San José on; http://www.dewactionsportstour.com/event/eventTOY/Show.2005-03-10.0818

The Dew Action Sports Tour, owned by NBC Sports and Clear Channel Entertainment-Motor Sports, boasts five major multi-sport events, the biggest competitive purse in action sports and the largest network and cable television broadcasting commitment for action sports events. The event will be broadcasted live on NBC and on USA network. To view the TV schedule please visit; http://www.dewactionsportstour.com/tour/schedules/Article.2005-04-13.2350

The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup is BMX racing in a new exciting and spectacular format, tailor-made for the very best BMX athletes in the world. The head-to-head racing pits 8 top riders against each other on a track featuring speed and jumps bigger than ever seen before.

The UCI Supercross World Cup is held over 2 days in San José, with practice and time trials qualification being held on Thursday September 8, followed by 1/8-finals, ¼-finals, Semifinals and Finals on Friday September 9. To view the race parameters and event schedule, please visit; http://www.uci.ch/modello.asp?1stLevelID=EE&level1=0&level2=0&idnews=3473

The previous round of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup was held in Aigle, Switzerland back in June, where Robert De Wilde/Staats (Netherlands) grabbed the 1st place podium spot in front of Cristian Becerine/Crupi (Argentina) and Randy Stumpfhauser/GT-Hyundai (USA).

The flyin’ Dutchman, De Wilde surely seems to enjoy these super-technical BMX tracks, since he also won the 2003 UCI BMX Supercross, and must be considered the favourite coming into the San José race. Although he will have stiff competition from Randy Stumpfhauser GT-Hyundai, the newly crowned 2005 UCI BMX World Champion — Bubba Harris/Redline (USA), Mike Day/Staats (USA) and 75 other hungry Pro riders gunning for the BMX SX title at the prestigious Toyota Challenge Dew Action Sports Tour.

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