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The heart of Brazil

The Red Bull X-Fighters rolls into Brasilia with room at the top

Updated: July 8, 2011, 12:44 PM ET
By Tes Sewell | ESPN Action Sports

Brasilia, the geographic heart and capitol city of Brazil, is home this weekend to the second stop of the Red Bull X-Fighters tour. The city's National Congress building is the equivalent of our Capitol building in Washington D.C. and, just like the Capitol, sits alongside a strip of grass flowing through the city toward a TV tower that resembles a skeletal Washington Monument.

Just a few hundred feet in front of the Congress, the grass is slashed with Brazilian dirt, a deep red ...

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