Red Bull Criss Cross is set to kick off in style at Green Valleys MTB Park, NSW this December and it’s set to be a blockbuster event. Designed by riders, for riders – Red Bull Criss Cross is a two day mountain bike festival that will bring us Air DH, slopestyle, enduro and Australia’s first Criss Cross Dual Slalom event. There’s plenty more on the cards and we take a look at the details……
By Mike Branch
Red Bull Criss Cross 11-12 December, 2021
What is Red Bull Criss Cross?
Red Bull Criss Cross is a mountain bike festival designed by riders, for riders. An event that will captivate the crowds, build the stoke and deliver an epic weekend of riding. Red Bull Criss Cross is one of the first national events since the borders have opened in most states – it’s a welcome addition to the calendar for riders and racers across the nation.
This two day event is built around the main event ‘Red Bull Criss Cross’ a dual slalom race that sees riders criss cross over and under each other as they make their way down the course. Riders can throw tricks on the jumps as they head down the trail in a speed and style format, points are awarded to each trick and will be deducted from the overall time. This means not only the fastest riders will win the day but those that have the style to back the speed.
What Events are on at Red Bull Criss Cross?
Red Bull Criss Cross is not just about dual slalom, it’s a celebration of all the good things we love in mountain biking. There will be camping on site and a plenty of events to keep the riders riding and the spectators stoked. the following events will be on offer:
- Red Bull Criss Cross – The main event, modified dual slalom racing.
- Shortys Jam – Mini Slopestyle event, all racers get free entry to the event.
- Enduro Showdown – Two stages, unlimited runs, fastest times count.
- Air DH – Downhill racing with no shortage of hang time.
Event Entry Pricing
The inaugural Red Bull Criss Cross signals the start of many more bike festivals, national scale events and getting racing back to normal in Australia. A mini ‘Crankworx’ style event by the team at Red Bull and Green Valleys MTB Park; Red Bull Criss Cross looks set to be a load of fun on and off the bike. There’s something for most gravity riders and it’s guaranteed to draw some big names to the event, which means it should be a good show for the spectators.