On Saturday at the Spazio Polaresco in Bergamo was staged the third Italian Bmx Freestyle championship, this time organized by Matteo Testa's 4t Project. In these Covid times it is not easy to organize events, we see it every day with the cancellation of hundreds of events with a much longer history. I was therefore delighted that the championship could go ahead and proud to have taken part as official photographer.
The Italian national team was already in Bergamo for a couple of days for a training internship so in contrast to the usual one I traveled alone. Of the boys in the national team, only Elia Benetton and Ramon Francesconi were missing, both recently injured. However, there were 3 new guys, new at least
With big names entering, flawless lines and massive tricks, the Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole BMX Park, BMX Street and BMX Flatland contests were a blast! Votes have been counted and judges scores are in and these are the top riders who will be going through to the finals to determine who is crowned the overall winners.
QUALIFICATION: Score 50% fan votes + 50% judges
MONTPELLIER MEDITERRANEE METROPOLE BMX PARK MEN PRO
Four years worth of filming across the South-West of England came together for a project that was conceived from nothing more than a joke between two friends who were, at the time, taking a break from filming a suicide-no-hander clip at the bottom of a four stair. “We might as well make a DvD at this rate,” one of them laughed, as he picked the ends of his worn grips. “We’ve stacked enough clips for one, I tell you that!” “Why don’t we then?” suggested the other.. “That's a mad idea, lad… What would we even call it?” “Um, I don’t know. The Taunton ‘something’, I guess.”