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Cologne revving up for “Night of the Jumps”
9 Sep 2014

For those with a need for speed and a taste for thrills, the world famous Night of the Jumps Moto-X event is sure to get your motor running.

The stunt show is making its way to Cologne, Germany on October 4th this year, with the most fearless and skilled Moto-X riders set to take on death defying jumps and unbelievable tricks.

Described as “the most daring show on two wheels”, the Red Bull Motorsport-sponsored event will bring the likes of Remi Bouzard, David Rinaldo and world number one rider Libor Podmol to the Lanxess Arena. In fact, six former world champions will gather for this incredible night in North Rhine-Westphalia.

The home crowd is sure to be thrilled at the sight of countrymen Hannes Ackermann and his brother Luc taking to the mounds to show off their finest stunt rides.

Unsurprisingly, it’s Luc Ackermann who is one of the most anticipated riders at the event, as the 16-year-old was once the youngest rider to complete a backflip on a motorbike, and he is now considered one of the hottest prospects in world Moto-X.

At his home-country event, it’s widely expected that Luc will bring out his party-piece, the Surfer Takeoff Tsunami Flip. He is still the only rider in the world to have mastered the trick over long distance.

Of course, it’s not just the bikes and riders that are sure to blow your mind; it’s the music, the pyrotechnics and the incredible atmosphere that accompanies any major Moto-X event.

If you’ve never heard of Night of the Jumps before, or are just curious to see what all the fuss is about, check out the event’s YouTube channel to see some of the amazing highlights. After hitting the one million mark for views this year, surely that many watches can’t be by accident?

You certainly won’t want to miss seeing this spectacular event with your own eyes!ADNFCR-408-ID-801747465-ADNFCR

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