This spring a unique tour brought the vibes of Pannonian Challenge to Zagreb, Varaždin and Rijeka. Challenge Tour warmed up whole of Croatia for the jubilee edition of the best extreme sports festival. Croatia became richer for another “travelling” competition, while about 80 registered riders in all disciplines proved that extreme sports are at their peak in Croatia. Local BMX, inline and skate riders have had the opportunity to win valuable prizes through the Challenge Tour, so many of them came to Zagreb on April 13th, where, despite the gloomy weather, there was a great atmosphere in which young athletes especially showed their spirits. However, the highlight of this tour was on April 27th, when in the newly opened skate park in Varaždin, Croatian Championship in BMX freestyle disciplines was
FISE European Series stops have been classified by the UCI as a C1 events, meaning riders can now grab points towards qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games! For over four years, the UCI and Hurricane Group have partnered together so that each stop of the FISE World Series, exclusively hosts the UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup. For the brand new FISE European Series, this collaboration has been extended. The UCI has labelled Madrid and Châteauroux as C1, UCI events that will also provide an opportunity to gain points towards qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
This new addition to the event has brought even more world class riders to Madrid and the line up is looking insane, including: Justin DOWELL (USA), Jack CLARK (UK), Declan BROOKS (UK),Anthony
For the first time in the history of extreme sports, we now have a lightweight jump ramp that can literally go everywhere we go! Developed over almost ten years by a team of skaters and BMX riders, the JUMPACK can be carried as a backpack, allowing the user to skate or ride to any destination and deploy a personal kicker in under 10 seconds!
The UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup kicks off in Hiroshima Japan and we will have the live feeds for you of Park as well as Flatland right here on FATBMX. If you cannot make it to Hiroshima in person, make some plans to tune in for the live broadcast .
When: 19th – 21st April Where: Former Municipal Stadium, Hiroshima, Japan
SATURDAY APRIL 20 Hiroshima 11:35 JST / Paris 04:35 CEST / New York 22:35 EDT J-1 UCI BMX FREESTYLE PARK WORLD CUP - MEN SEMI-FINAL
Vans BMX Pro Cup, the world’s leading platform for elite BMX park terrain competition, commences its third Pro Tour season in Sydney, Australia this weekend, April 12-13. Ahead of the event, the series reveals the official confirmed rider invite list for the first 2019 Pro Tour stop. With more talent to emerge, the Sydney stop will see additional names added to the final roster this Friday, upon the results of the open men’s and women’s qualifier rounds.
Converging at the beloved Five Dock Skatepark in the heart of Sydney’s Harbour, the 2019 pro field will highlight a talented mix of regional Australian BMX riders on the rise along with international names from USA, Europe, and Asia. The open women’s event will welcome new potential onto the women’s
The UCI announces that Tioga, maker of the world’s fastest BMX tires, will return as the Official tire Sponsor of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in 2019. Tioga, the leader in BMX tires, is excited to continue to support the top level of BMX racing and the gateway to the Olympic Games. Tioga Fastr and Powerblock tires have taken BMX racers to the top of the podium at the Olympics, the UCI BMX World Championships, and the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup. Tioga will be the top tier BMX industry sponsor and the Official Tire Sponsor of the 2019 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
Tioga will bring excitement to the fans after the World Cup events with exclusive behind-the-scenes edits from each round, featuring their top riders including; Sylvain Andre, Mariana Pajon, Connor Fields, Laura Smulders, Joris Daudet, Saya Sakakibara, Niek Kimmann, Judy Baauw, Romain Mahieu, Yaroslava Bondarenko, Twan Van Gendt, Natalia Afremova, Anthony Dean and others. BMXlive.tv will produce these clips.
The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup is the world’s premiere BMX racing series and this season also provides key qualification opportunities for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
FISE WORLD SERIES RETURNS TO JAPAN. The first stop of the season is almost here! When: 19th – 21st April Where: Former Municipal Stadium, Hiroshima, Japan
FISE Hiroshima is on track to be massive and we have a stellar line up of riders ready to join us at the first clash of the year.
The anticipation for both the UCI BMX Freestyle Park and UCI BMX Flatland World Cup's is at fever pitch. BMX Freestyle Park Riders will be aiming to start the season strongly and rack up points towards Tokyo
Mongoose announced today their professional BMX freestyle team is heading to Source Park in Hastings, UK on May 18th to host the brand’s first annual Mongoose Am Jam. The event – which will feature American riders Pat Casey, Kevin Peraza and Nikita Ducarroz, and UK riders Greg Illingworth, Ben Wallace, and Cam Peake – will give local youth the chance to meet, ride with, and learn tricks from the Mongoose team. Since 2012, Mongoose has hosted an annual Jam event at Camp Woodward in Woodward, Pennsylvania. These Jam events bring together the Mongoose team and their peers in BMX, for an authentic blend of camaraderie and competition.
To keep with the tradition of the previous Jam events, the Am Jam will also feature Jam-style sessions with Source Park BMX amateurs where they can show off their skills for prizes and awards from Mongoose pros. “The Mongoose Am Jam is the next evolution with our events,” said Mongoose Team Manager Leigh Ramsdell. “ While the Mongoose Jams have always had an amateur element, the Am
Hot Wheels® and Woodward, a POWDR company, announced today the dates and locations for the 2019 Hot Wheels™ Junior Series built by Woodward, an amateur skateboarding and BMX competition series that invites participants 16-years-old and under to compete and progress their skills. The Series gives kids around the country an easy entry into the world of competition by inspiring them to take on new challenges, meet new friends and compete for great prizes. Registration for the series is now open at hotwheelsjuniorseries.com.
Running from April through September, the Hot Wheels Junior Series kicks off in sunny Huntington Beach, Calif., April 5-7 and includes skate and BMX contests spanning disciplines such as street, park, bowl, mini and dirt. Additional stops include Phoenix, Ariz., Rye, N.H., Tahoe, Calif. and Woodward, Pa. Awards are given to athletes at every event in each discipline across four participant divisions including ages 10 and under, ages 11-16, women’s and advanced.
"In the same way playing with Hot Wheels nurtures the 'Challenger Spirit' by encouraging kids to try, fail, and repeat to achieve success, so does the world of action sports,” said Ricardo Briceno, Hot Wheels Director of Global Brand Marketing at Mattel. "The Hot Wheels Junior Series gives kids the forum to
Skate park in Osijek will be a true epicenter of extreme sports from June 5th to June 9th, because the Pannonian Challenge festival is celebrating its twentieth birthday in the best possible way - with lots of fun and adrenaline competitions. The jubilee edition will nurture the tradition, but with the introduction of a new discipline in the sports program, scooters. All the visitors can expect many other surprises, especially regarding BMX competitions. Pannonian Challenge is included in the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) calendar, which is ranked among the international C1 category