Red Bull X-Fighters Set for London Showdown - LateRooms.com

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The Red Bull X-Fighters began touring the world in 2001. Now they will be performing in London on August 22nd. LateRooms.com reveals which hotels to visit during the Showdown.

Those staying in London hotels (http://www.hotels-london.co.uk) next month will have the chance to see some of the world's most talented motorcross riders battle it out in an action-packed day at Battersea Power Station.

Red Bull X-Fighters 2009 will see 12 freestyle riders complete a number of hair-raising stunts and tricks.

The event takes place on August 22nd and around 17,000 people are expected to turn out for a slice of the action.

Tickets are priced from £20-£45, with the show getting underway at 6.30pm.

The Red Bull X-Fighters began touring the world in 2001 and have so far entertained audiences in cities such as Madrid, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro and Texas.

Those attending the event can expect to see riders reach heights of up to 40 feet when performing ramp-based stunts, with spectators guaranteed to be on the edge of their seats throughout the show.

Motorcross ace Robbie Maddison gave people a taste of what they can expect earlier this week when he performed a gravity-defying backflip over Tower Bridge, soaring more than 100 feet above the waters of the River Thames.

Speaking after the stunt, he described the experience as "awesome".

"I've been set on doing something special here in London so the Red Bull team and I have been secretly scoping out Tower Bridge for months," Maddison added.

LateRooms.com has over 620 London hotels (http://www.laterooms.com/en/k16295585_london-hotels.aspx) on offer, below are some handpicked hotels for those heading to the Red Bull X-Fighters exhibition.

Best Western the Cromwell, rated 4 stars, has double rooms from £89 a night. Another hotel providing standard double rooms is the Waldorf which is rated 5 stars. Also LateRooms.com offers a variety of Budget hotels In London (http://www.laterooms.com/en/k16295585_london-hotels.aspx?q=5_discount-hotel-rooms).

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