Death-defying motocross event coming to Penticton

High-flying motorcycle act

Freestyle Motocross is making its way to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton this spring.

Known as "FMX," the event is a high-energy form of motocross featuring riders performing acrobatic moves and jumping over ramps, all on motorcycles.

Attendees will see death-defying stunts like backflips, 360s and whip tricks.

Some of the top FMX riders in the world will be performing, competing for the championship title.

There will also be side competitions for best trick, allowing fans to see more action.

Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online here or in person at the Valley First Box Office at the SOEC.

Adult tickets range from $20 to $45, and tickets for children under 12 are $10.

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