Sartso Killer Kevlar Jeans will be returning to the XDL Championship Series for the 2011 Season as the title sponsor of the Sartso Women’s Cup.
The program, first started in 2010, is revolutionary because it creates a professional outlet for the increasing number of women in the street freestyle scene.
Last year the Sarto Women’s Cup was scheduled for only three events but ended up being held at every series stop due to popular demand. And it was featured in ESPN’s X Games 16 XDL demonstration.
The 2010 champion Dena Sodano reflected on the inaugural season and 2011: "I think the Sarsto Women’s Cup definitely gave respect to the girls. Most people assumed that girls either can’t or shouldn’t be stunt riding. It’s not an easy sport. There is going to be lots to see from the XDL girls this year!"
Randy Grube (XDL Founder) says: "By design, this competition is about opening new frontiers on many levels and it is doing just that. It is truly exciting to be part of something that is growing so quickly."
2011 XDL Series Schedule:
Round 1: Daytona Beach, Fla. – During Daytona Bike Week – @ Daytona International Speedway – March 9 – 12
Round 2: Phoenix, Ariz. – During AZ Bike Week – @ Downtown Scottsdale – April 1 & 2
Round 3: Nashville, Tenn. – XDL Freeride Festival – @ Nashville Superspeedway – June 10 & 11
Round 4: Monterey, Calif. – With MotoGP – @ Downtown Monterey – July 22 & 23
Round 5: Indianapolis, Ind. – With MotoGP – @ Downtown Indianapolis – August 26 & 27
About Sartso Killer Kevlar Jeans
Sartso Killer Kevlar Jeans are a new age range of Kevlar jeans designed with the fashion conscious rider in mind. Sartso Killer have constructed a new age Kevlar® jean using a woven Kevlar® that has been specifically designed to protect riders from abrasion injuries with its exceptional burst strength. Sartso Killer Kevlar has undergone stringent testing to make sure that they withstand the different elements of a motorcycle accident.
XDL is the only championship of its kind and is the leader in reaching the core 20-year old sportbike demographic. Each XDL event features the world’s most skilled sportbike riders squaring off in seven unique competitions for over $10,000 in prize money. Since its inception in 2006 the series has built a global following in places as far off as India, Indonesia, China, Japan, Australia, France, Thailand and Eastern Europe, and in the process emerged as the fastest growing action sport in America.