The last mountain bike event of the season, the Red Bull Final Descent is an intense 12-hour endurance downhill mountain bike challenge on the gnarly terrain at Angel Fire Resort geared to sport, expert and pro class mountain bike riders. Red Bull pulls out the royal carpet for this event with DJ, fire barrels, a kickin’ after party and of course cash payout for event winners and lots of prizes. Teams of up to four as well as individuals are invited to participate.
Classes / Prizes:
Each stop in the series offers a $5,000 cash purse for the Pro Divisions and gear from industry partners Oakely, Fox, Troy Lee and 5.10 Shoes for the Expert Divisions. The overall series winners—the male and female rider who posts the most laps (by distance) combined for all events—takes home an additional $500 and ultimate end-of-season bragging rights.
Solo: Pro Women, Pro Men, Expert Women, Expert Men
Duo: Expert and Pro - teams consist of 2 people any mix - guy/guy, girl/girl, guy/girl
Team: Open class consisting of 3-4 person teams of any mix
Sport and/or beginner class riders may also register in the "Expert" class, with the understanding that the Red Bull Final Descent is not for the timid! There will be many people on course at the same time, and all riders must use caution and discretion when they encounter another rider.
Source: Red Bull