Urban downhill series coming in 2014

Videos of insane urban downhill courses have been a huge hit online, and the popularity of bringing the sport to new venues has prompted a full race series to emerge.

In 2014, the City Downhill World Cup series will grace at least half a dozen cities in Europe and South America, with talk of more venues to come. A pilot race will be held June 22, 2013, in Bratislava, Slovakia.

"The people live in the city, so we take the races to them," said downhill legend Steve Peat. Other big names including Cedric Garcia, Greg Minnaar, and Brook Macdonald voice enthusiasm in this promotional video for the series:

What’s your take? Which cities do you think would make for great urban downhill races?



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