Beginning in 2001, the Red Bull X-Fighters set new standards on an international level. Since then, top stars in the scene have queued up for starting places at this event and rookies like Levis Sherwood (NZL) were brought to light with the help of this series. Red Bull X-Fighters take place at locations where you would never expect world-class motorsports. The World Tour stops at the most famous cities and historic sites around the world. Adams (USA), Robbie Maddison (AUS), Villa (NOR), Mat Rebeaud (SUI), Dany Torres (ESP), Levi Sherwood (NZL) and many more have fascinated hundreds of thousands of fans at large bullfighting arenas in Mexico City and Spain (Valencia and Madrid), at the Sphinx of Giza, Red Square in Moscow and The Fort Worth Stockyards, as well as in the Brazilian metropolis of Rio de Janeiro and in the Eternal City of Rome.