Nick de Wit

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Words: Andrew Swann
Photo above: Kolesky/Nikon/Red Bull Content Pool

10 things you might not know about “Sick” Nick de Wit ahead of the grand finale in Pretoria 

The famous Union Buildings located in the heart of Pretoria will be the backdrop for the grand finale of the 2014 Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour on the 23rd of August. It will be the first time that an X-fighters tour has been held on African soil. 

The 12 best FMX riders in the world will be wowing the crowd, but there is one man who will be looking to impress more than ever - „Sick“ Nick de Wit. The South African hero is no stranger to the circuit, being ranked as high 5th in the world at one stage. He has competed in X-Fighter tour stops in Spain, Egypt and Germany, as well as the X-Games Dubai. 

Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the local matador:

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08 2014

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