With great success, the second edition of ‘Down Puerto Vallarta’ was held, in which 36 national and international athletes participated, a sporting event that was part of the celebrations of the Centennial of the municipality, and enjoyed by thousands of people from Vallarta, tourists, and fans of the extreme sport.
Participants from different countries such as Ecuador, France, England, Ecuador, Chile, United States, Mexico, among others, performed bicycle acrobatics, jumps and tricks on a route of approximately 900 meters, from Cerro de la Cruz to the sculpture of La Rotonda del Mar on the Malecon.
The interim mayor, Rodolfo Domínguez Monroy, accompanied by the director of the Tourism Trust of Puerto Vallarta (Fidetur), Javier Aranda Pedrero and Ernesto Rivas, general director of Altius Events, led the award ceremony to the first three finishers.
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The winners of the Urban Descent were: Rémy Métailler, from France (first place); Pedro Ferreira, from Chile (second place), and Ray Fournier, from Jalisco (third place).
As for the winners of the Best Trick, the first place went to Antoine Bizet, from France; in the second position, Adolf Silva, of Spain, and in third place DJ Brandt, of the United States.
It should be noted that the winners, in addition to their medal, also received a cash prize of $5,000 (first place), $2,000 (second place) and $1,000 dollars (third place).