Puerto Vallarta’ h majestic Sierra Madre, blue These types of Banderas and iconic Malecon will provide the perfect background of mountain-meets-sea for the first edition of the city bicycle race, Down Puerto Vallarta 2017, taking place from April thirty to May 1st.
Announced this Friday by Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board Director, Agustí n Á lvarez Valdivia, the particular race has three categories: Down hill, Slopestyle y Freestyle and will provide participants from the Sierra Madre’ h La Cruz to the Malecon inside a panoramic 900 meter long speedway.
“ Although Puerto Vallarta is well known for its beaches, gastronomy and hotels, we are also a modern destination that attracts top shows that attract all of our niche marketplaces with outdoor sports being an organic segment for us, ” Said Alvarez Valdivia. “ Downhill Puerto Vallarta will combine the spectacular landscapes of the destination with one of the most revolutionary activities in the urban sports marketplace resulting in an unique event in the global scene. ”
Puerto Vallarta is expecting over twenty thousand visitors to arrive the weekend break of May 1 when the competition will take place, this will include more than forty downhill participants, trainers, family members plus officials.
In addition to a rise in hotel occupancy, the location is also expected to increase its insurance coverage and presence in sports-focused press such as Fox Sports and ESPN which have already confirmed coverage from the race. ”
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