Advanced Sports joined Comcast NBCUniversal and other hometown donors this week to give 105 bicycles to the children of first responders and members of the military. The donation was organized by Philly POPS for its Christmas in July celebration at Philadelphia’s Comcast Center. The children received Fuji, SE and Tuesday bikes as part of Advanced Sports’ continued advocacy of cycling and for bringing more kids into the sport.
“One of the reasons we are so happy to be here today is because of the importance of cycling in the life of children, and in our community. We all know well that riding a bike brings us a feeling of joy, and each and every child deserves to experience that emotion,” said Milay Galvez, Advanced Sports’ manager of commercial sales and sponsorship.
“Kids have an innate desire to explore; riding a bike can help a child connect with the world. Studies have
Kicking off the exciting programming for the largest action sports festival in the world, the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California, the celebrated Vans Rebel Jam BMX street competition will debut for the first time on American soil July 27-28. Slated for an international roster of BMX medalists and style experts, the Rebel Jam will feature Best Trick contests, creativity awards, a Bunny Hop and High Air comp, and contest honors inclusive of men and women in all award categories. This year’s custom-designed obstacles will be presented by respected BMX brand, Cult.
With nearly fifteen years of consecutive BMX competition history in tow, Vans is thrilled to bring the prolific Rebel Jam contest to the beach to showcase a world-class field of talented BMX street riders.
The Olympic flame is not yet lit, but Tokyo 2020 vibes are already spreading across many BMX contests. FISE runs events on the UCI International Calendar, at French, European and world class level, that provide BMX Freestyle Park riders with opportunities to gain coveted qualification points for their country towards the next Olympic Games. During the French, European and World tour's, FISE is hosting many events which are part of the process.
FISE EUROPEAN SERIES: CHÂTEAUROUX UCI Classification: C1 When: 19th – 21st July
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On Friday 5th July, at House of Vans' monthly BMX Support Group, a night dedicated entirely to riders on two wheels, House of Vans are hosting the World Premiere of Federal Bikes' 'FTS', featuring riding in London, Seville, Philly, California, Barcelona, Tel Aviv and Madrid from Dan Lacey, Bruno Hoffmann, Anthony Perrin, Michal Smelko, Ryan Eles and James Cunningham. Check out the final episode of Lost It, a series chronicling the progress of FTS HERE.
Doors open at 6pm, with the Premiere kicking off at 7pm, before an evening of cash for tricks, free burgers and beers.
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has the pleasure of announcing that the inaugural UCI BMX Freestyle Flatland World Championships will be held as part of the next UCI Urban Cycling World Championships, which will take place on 6-10 November 2019 in Chengdu, in China. The 2019 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships will thus feature BMX Freestyle Flatland, BMX Freestyle Park and Trials, three urban and dynamic disciplines.
Flatland is growing fast and has figured alongside Park on the UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup programme since 2018. It involves performing tricks on a flat piece of ground, often while balancing on a single
Returning to the City of Trees and the legendary Rhodes Skate Park for the third edition of the Road to X Games: Boise Qualifier, the world’s top skateboard and BMX athletes competed to secure their invitations to Minneapolis. More than 10,000 fans witnessed six Men’s Skateboard and BMX athletes and five Women’s Skateboarders qualify for X Games Minneapolis through a new jam session format. The BMX, Men’s and Women’s Park competitions each began with a 21-athlete qualifier, where each athlete completed as many 40-second runs as possible within the 18-minute jam session. After the initial qualifier, 12 athletes moved onto Saturday’s elimination and again competed in 18-minute jam sessions. Three riders from each heat advanced to the final and also qualified for X Games. Those riders then competed in one final heat to determine final ranking.
From the 19th to 21st of July 2019, Châteauroux will host the FISE European Series, a brand new multi-disciplinary series bringing action sports and adrenaline to cities around Europe. When: 19th – 21st July Where: PESI, 2 chemin de Beaumont, 36130 DÉOLS, France
BMX & Roller Freestyle Park, Skateboard and Scooter Freestyle, four sports are represented in this brand new event. It's central location in Europe promises to attract a huge line up of riders. The first ever FISE European Series event in Madrid 2 months ago was insane for the BMX and Skateboard riders, so they can't wait to enjoy an even bigger event in a months time.
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