Red Bull world finals first aid
First aiders are geared up for an electrifying event in
London’s legendary Battersea Power Station this weekend.
Red Bull X-Fighters World Final Tour will be descending upon the
UK’s capital, on Saturday 22nd August, to put on an evening of
gravity-defying motorbike stunts.
The performance will be situated in front of the unused
coal-fired power station and is set to be one of the largest events
ever to be held in the shadows of the towers.
It is expected that 17,000 people will be attending the
mind-blowing extravaganza. St John Ambulance in London
will be deploying:
Our expertly trained volunteers are prepared for the high turnout of spectators.
Assistant Commissioner Operations, St John Ambulance London
- over 20 volunteers
- two ambulances
- two nurses
- two treatment centres.
It will be the first time both inside and outside of the
redundant power station will be used in entertaining the
Robbie Maddison, the famous Australian stunt artist, will be
competing with 11 other freestyle motocross riders. The riders each
have 90 seconds on the course to impress the judges with
awe-inspiring stunts and jumps in order to win the world title.
Dave Bell, Assistant Commissioner Operations for St John
Ambulance London, said: 'We are thrilled to be part of such an
exhilarating occasion in London. Our expertly trained volunteers
are prepared for the high turnout of spectators.'