Weird & Revered is a Canadian crew from Edmonton, Alberta. The boys have been busy stacking clips for a DVD, but managed to cook up this street mixtape in the meantime. Most of the footage is from their home province, but there are some clips from British Columbia and California scattered throughout.
Kevin Peraza gives you a glimpse into his life in Tucson Arizona as he prepares for the Vans BMX Pro Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico where he competes on the most technical course on the Vans BMX Pro Cup World Tour. Follow Kevin and his family through event in a city that means so much to him and his international BMX family as he battles for last chance points going into the 2018 World Championships in Spain.
Name: Kai Sakakibara Racing number: 77 Hometown: Helensburgh, NSW Australia
Have things changed for you since 1 September, the day the Olympic qualifying period has started? Kai Sakakibara: Not at all. I’m always training and preparing for events to the best of my ability, so it’s been business as usual.
Are you looking for races where you can score more points? Kai Sakakibara: Not necessarily, but as the Olympics draw nearer I may start to prioritise my events schedule, i.e. possibly skip smaller events and focus on the major competitions.
Has peaking after 1 September been something you aimed for? Kai Sakakibara: I believe that I’m still developing as a rider, and learning at every event that I compete in. Of course I want to race well now and need to race well to qualify the country, but I want to bring my peak in July 2020. Everything until then will be building towards that.
How badly do you want to go to Tokyo for the Olympic Games in 2020? Kai Sakakibara: Being half Japanese and having represented Japan while living in Tokyo as a kid, the
Jarren has been a part of the Volume family for a good bit now, and were proud to finally get out a proper video for him. Soft spoken, very clean, stylish on and off the bike, and just an all around good dude to be around. Jarren Barboza has bright future ahead of him and were proud to welcome Jarren officially to the AM team. Expect a lot more from this man in the future.
Name: David Graf Racing number: 7/ 48 Hometown: Winterthur, Switzerland
Being in the top 10 in the UCI World Cup Ranking with 355 points, what's your goal for the last two rounds in SDE? David Graf: I'd like to add two more main events and show that I'm capable of doing better than 7th or 8th.
Is the Olympic qualifying period on your mind when you're doing races after 1 September? David Graf: I like that there is more on the line again. I started off with two C1 wins in Prague and will probably try to add a couple more C1 races early on in the quali period.
What's the best section on the track in Santiago del Estero? David Graf: There is nothing specially good, maybe the surface. It has been a while since we raced a soiltec track!
How long is your travel from home to Rounds 7&8 in Argentina? David Graf: We will leave 5pm Monday in Zürich, and arrive 5:30pm in SDE. Plus 6h time change. 30h?!