Torres takes Madrid

Hometown hero bests a surprising Blake Williams in the Red Bull X-Fighters final

Updated: July 18, 2011, 5:13 PM ET
By Ryan Leyba | ESPN Action Sports

As predicted, the birthplace of the Red Bull X-Fighters tour proved to be the most exciting stop of 2011 so far. Ten years ago, Red Bull organized a risky and experimental FMX contest -- which took place inside the very same bullring, Madrid's Plaza de Toros -- and ended up creating what has become the sport's most prestigious contest series. Known for the loudest fans on the circuit, Madrid has always been a favorite of the riders and fans alike. If there's one stop on the year where riders ...

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