If you are lucky enough to study in Madrid or are perhaps considering the Spanish capital for your studies next year, then the likelihood is that you will need little introduction to just how vibrant and energetic the city is.
Reasons to study in this region are aplenty and our commitment to bringing you all the information you need to embrace your time in Madrid is such that we just had to bring you news regarding one of the most popular events the city has to offer.
What Is Redbull X Fighters World Tour?
The Red Bull X Fighters World Tour is somewhat of a Spanish phenomenon and has flirted with venues in Valencia and Madrid but seems to have found its spiritual home in the latter. Having taken a break since 2017, the event is set to come back bigger and better this year.
Founded back in 2001, the event is undoubtedly the biggest and best in the global dirt bike calendar, with participants entering from every continent. Riders are invited to compete through a series of intense knockout rounds before battling it out for the ultimate title of champion.
Redbull X Fighters World Tour – Previous Winners
When it comes to motor cross competitions, Redbull X Fighters World Tour is pretty much the pinnacle and winning the event can propel the rider into the dirt bike hall of fame. The result of the last event was as follows:
- Levi Sherwood (New Zealand)
- Josh Sheehan (Australia)
- Taka Higashino (Japan)
- Adam Jones (United States of America)
Plaza de Toros Las Ventas
When Redbull X Fighters World Tour is held in Madrid, it takes place at Plaza de Toros Las Ventas, or Las Ventas for short. A famous bullring, situated in the Guindalera district of Salamanca, the venue is perfect due to its impressive capacity and the atmosphere that is generated when it’s full of dirt bike fans.
As a day out and about away from campus, we think it’s pretty much perfect and gives you a chance to soak is some exhilarating sport and also typical Spanish culture.
Las Ventas can hold around 23,000 spectators, one can imagine the amazing vibe that is created when riders are performing back flips in this historic bullring. You can find out more about Plaza de Toros Las Ventas and the events held there by heading to their great website.
Collegiate Student Accommodation in Aravaca
Our premium student accommodation in Madrid’s beautiful suburb of Aravaca, is just a short twenty-minute drive from Las Ventas, the city’s home of Redbull X Fighters World Tour. As we have mentioned, it’s the perfect day out should you be looking for something a little bit different when you want to get away from the rigours of your degree.
Should this sound of interest, then why not check out our fantastic premium student accommodation in Aravaca? You can do so right here at the Collegiate site, why not get in touch with us today?