“The Ramp” finale…finally. Shot in the middle of 2016, various obstacles and periods of nothingness have let this video sleep dormant for far too long. But, I think it shows how timeless The Ramp can be, as the riding from Kevin and Alex still stand up to the level of riding today. I know it’s only been a year and a half, but progression happens fast these days.
After its inception in the concrete jungle of Copenhagen, the Vans BMX UNFILTERED series reaches Africa. This time, it is Vans Global athlete Bruno Hoffmann and Alex Donnachie taking on Morocco. UNFILTERED is a video series that highlights the raw side of a BMX trip. The struggle, achievements, noise, peace, challenges, injuries, languages, architectures, cultures, weather, food, people, traffic, travel and jet lag.
On the 26th of August, the spectacular city of Riga, capital of Latvia, hosted the summertime BMX edition of the Simple Session series – the Simple Summer Session. The event was dedicated to the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and to the 100th birthday of the Republic of Estonia. An exciting and sunny day of competitions culminated with Kostya Andreev (RUS) and Alex Donnachie (GBR) stealing the show in the park and street finals respectively. The contest vas held on a massive and inspiring outdoor skatepark, built on the Freedom Monument Bridge in the heart of the city.
A total of 42 BMX street and park riders from 15 countries went head to head on the Nate Wessel