Riders from around the globe including Kye Forte will descend upon the Gorge Rd Jump Park in Queenstown, New Zealand to compete in Red Bull Roast It, putting themselves in the hunt for the "Best Rider" title and a share of the $5000 total prize pool. The jump park at Gorge Rd is painstakingly hand built dirt jump heaven, evolving over the years to become one of the premiere dirt parks of the world. Line after new line awaits the field when they come together on February 18; pushing the progression of BMX and judging each other in each jam. Who has got what it takes? Who will have the best roast? Who will walk away with a $3000 cheque and the new respect of their peers?
The format is 10 man jam sessions through out the day with the top 5 from each jam progressing onto the next round. The final session will the remaining top 10 riders who will throw it down in a final session of jump roasting to find the winner. "Best Line" and "Best Trick" riders will receive $1000 cash each, voted for by all the riders.
With an international field including Anthony Napolitan (USA), Brandon Dosch (USA) and Jai Bradley (AUS) confirmed, Red Bull Roast It is sure to bring out the best of New Zealand's talent to take on the overseas big guns. The remaning field will be a combination of local invites and wild cards who make it through from the qualifying round at 10am on the Saturday.
Get ready to Roast It!