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It's almost time for Swatch Prime Line! The rider field is now complete and 24 of the world's top mountain bike slopestylers are honing their tricks in advance of the Munich Mash weekend and the Swatch Prime Line headliner set for Saturday June 27th. Swatch Proteam athlete and legendary FMB World Tour rider, Sam Pilgrim (GBR) is back again after a thrilling performance and 2nd place finish at the first-ever Swatch Prime Line event last year. Sam will be up against elite riders from around the world – including last year's winner Louis Reboul (FRA).

 

 

And here they are:

Brett Rheeder (CAN), Anthony Messere (CAN), Thomas Genon (BEL), Sam Reynolds (GBR), Anton Thelander (SWE), Szymon Godziek (POL), Nicholi Rogatkin (USA), Louis Reboul (FRA), Yannick Granieri (FRA), Logan Peat (CAN), Tomas Lemoine (FRA), Tomas Zejda (CZE), Antoine Bizet (FRA), Carson Storch (USA), Mehdi Gani (FRA), Paul Genovese (CAN), Simon Pagès (FRA), Greg Watts (USA), Sam Pilgrim (GBR), Bobby Lamirande (CAN), Max Fredriksson (SWE), Amir Kabbani (GER) and Tom van Steenbergen (CAN).

In addition to the top mountain bike athlete line up – BMX icon and multi-time X Games medalist Ryan Nyquist (USA), has been invited as a wildcard to compete in the giant MTB slopestyle contest.

Building on the debut of Swatch Prime Line last year, the new course will send the riders from the top of Olympic Stadium all the way down to the Olympic lake. It starts with a drop from a 13m/ 43ft high tower which is followed by a 5m/ 16ft high step-up box. Flowing round the berm, the riders will now drop down from a 10m/ 33ft step-down into Coubertinplatz where tens of thousands of cheering spectators will show their support as they hit the two big doubles (10m/ 33ft and 7m/ 23ft long). From there, they will shoot up onto the bridge, over a spine and send it off the 10m/33ft step-down to gear up for the grand finale on the lake. The huge 12m/39ft long jump will be their last chance to earn big points at Swatch Prime Line.

After last year's event drew more than 50,000 fans, Swatch wants even more people to enjoy the show – so this year's Swatch Prime Line is free! No tickets needed for the headline event: thrills, chills and amazing performances by mountain biking's slopestyle tricksters.

And what better way to wind up the day than at the Swatch Up Your Night after-party? The Niceguys, from Bern, and the new shooting star from Paris, Guillaume Berg, are polishing their playlists for the party of the year – with Swatch Prime Line athletes and sports fans out on the dance floor...

For the live stream and event videos go to www.swatch.com/primeline, and for more information about the event, please visit www.swatch.com/press and www.swatchprimeline.com.