As spring temperatures heat up so will the action as Nitro Circus is headed across North America with its explosive ‘You Got This’ tour, and the only way to truly experience it is live. Witness Nitro’s thrill-loving daredevils brave the world’s largest jumps - including the world-renowned Giganta ramp, one of the largest action sports ramps in the world -- as they launch close to five stories into the air. Be there live when they attempt the craziest stunts imaginable on contraptions you never imagine could fly! With no roof there are no limits. These real-life action heroes are sure to inspire fans of all ages as they push
USA Cycling published the first three stories on their newly launched storytelling platform, In Our Own Words. The platform was created to give USA Cycling members a place to share their experiences, passions and interests in their own words – a space to talk about the things that are important to them. It is envisioned that stories will cover a range of topics including such things as mental health, diversity, inclusion, clean sport, overcoming adversity, SafeSport and more.
"In Our Own Words is aimed at giving our members a way to speak candidly about issues that are important to them so that we can start having critical conversations and addressing common issues within our community," said Kelsey Erickson, SafeSport Director for USA Cycling, "We are excited to provide a space for members to share their experiences and we hope that this platform will evolve into place where our members can feel heard, recognized, supported and able to engage in productive dialogue on the important issues raised."
The first set of articles feature the voices of some familiar faces in American Cycling, including Phil Gaimon and Katie Compton, as well as a contribution from an anonymous member, with topics ranging from Depression and Overcoming Injuries to defending the sanctity of cycling and its athletes through reporting SafeSport violations.
"Our members need to know that we support them on and off the bike," said Rob DeMartini, President
FISE WORLD SERIES 2019. Grand Final in Chengdu, China. UCI BMX Freestyle Park and Flatland World Cups. With not long to go until the grand final of FISE World Series 2019, we thought you might like a recap of the story so far and a glimpse into why this year’s final event is lining up to be the best one yet.
When: October 31st – November 4th Where: Qingshui River City Park, Pidu district, Chengdu - China
USA Cycling announces an official partnership with apparel and lifestyle brands Champion Athleticwear and the Levi’s® brand. This first-of-its-kind partnership will be centered around designing and creating an apparel line for the USA Cycling's BMX Freestyle National Team that includes the athletes, coaches and staff. The apparel will notably be shown as part of the BMX Freestyle kit at the sport's inaugural debut in the Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020.
Through the partnership, Levi’s® and Champion will help USA Cycling bring BMX Freestyle to the masses. They will receive global visibility on the Team USA BMX Freestyle kit during international competitions; allowing them to bridge the unique circumstances that BMX Freestyle brings through its
A packed line up of sports awaits us at the final stop of the 2019 series, along with a stellar line up of the world's best action sports stars. With competitions in BMX Flatland, BMX Dirt and BMX Freestyle Park as well as Skateboard Street, Scooter Freestyle and Roller Freestyle, FISE Chengdu really has it all. On top of an amazing line up to look forward to we will also be crowning champions in several world cups, including the UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup, UCI BMX Flatland World Cup and the WS Roller Freestyle Park World Cup. Last year's final stop was full of drama and this year's event looks set to be even more intense with mere points separating a lot of the riders.
GT Bicycles is excited to announce the addition of three new riders to the GT Freestyle BMX crew – Mason Ritter, Parker Heath, and Maty “Ratty Matty” Stockton. Pulled from a hot-bed of BMX talent in Pittsburg, PA, Mason embodies the best attributes of his hometown scene with a solid background of trail and park riding. Growing up watching the freestyle motocross video Crusty Demons of Dirt helped Mason develop his unique style of jumping tricks including a mix of tailwhips, heel clickers, and limbless variations. Mason continued to progress and refine his skills at the indoor BMX park, The Wheel Mill. After making waves all over the Northeast for the past few years, the industry really took notice of his stand out style and original combos at this year’s Toyota BMX Triple Challenge in Denver.
“My first exposure to Mason was earlier this year at the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge dirt jumping event in Denver, Colorado. The series attracts the best dirt jumpers with the most progressive tricks from around the world, and he immediately stood out from the pack,” said Jeff Zielinski, GT BMX Freestyle Team Manager.
San Diego native Parker Heath can be seen shredding all over and placing well in jams and contests including the Vans BMX Pro Cup series in Santiago, Chile, Mexico City, Mexico, and Huntington Beach, California. Affirmed by Team Manager Jeff Zielinski, “Whether it’s a contest, jam, or whatever, rest assured I’ve seen Parker Heath out there shredding. From the first time I saw Parker ride, I could already tell he had a bright future.” His well-rounded abilities to ride everything are really showcased in his latest
FISE XPERIENCE SERIES 2019. BMX Freestyle Park, Dirt and Flatland gathered for the last stop of the French tour. The Reims Freestyle Park 3D views just came out, take a look at the spot which will host the UCI C1 event at the end of the month. The event will also host the FFC BMX Freestyle Park Championship on Friday 27th, before a weekend dedicated to the FFC BMX Freestyle Park and Flatland French Cup, as well as a BMX Dirt contest. Can't wait to be there? Watch the teaser here.
Where: Parc Léo Lagrange - 51 000 REIMS, France When: 27, 28 and 29 of September 2019
Samantha Lee Enterprises is proud to announce a new partnership. Effective today, pro flatland BMX rider, Terry Adams, has formed a strategic partnership with POW Audio. "Terry's athleticism on and off his bike, combined with his creative and innovative nature, drive to succeed, and ability to gather communities make Terry a mentor to fans of action sports and beyond,” said Evan O’Brien, VP of Marketing for POW Audio. “We're very excited to collaborate with Terry on content that illustrates how POW Audio's revolutionary, ultra-portable listening experiences enhance any moment and active lifestyle."
”We’re excited to work with a hip and innovative company that is changing the way that we listen to sound,” said Samantha Lee, Owner of Samantha Lee Enterprises. “When Terry and I came across POW Audio, I knew that it would be a perfect match. Terry is always looking for products that work with his lifestyle. The POW Mo is an excellent speaker that creates huge sound and is small enough for Terry to put in his pocket.”
Terry said, “I’m excited to be partnering with POW Audio because I use music when training, traveling,
FISE XPERIENCE SERIES 2019: The last stop of the French FISE tour will provide an Olympic opportunity. It's time to wrap the 2019 FISE French tour, and the final rendez-vous will be in Reims from the 27th to the 29th of September. Last but not least, the event will be labelled C1 by UCI, as well as being part of the FFC French Cup.
The event provides another occasion for BMX Freestyle Park riders to grab some points on the way to Tokyo 2020. The end of the qualification process is coming quickly, and it will be the last occasion in France to get points, so we can be sure to see some top international athletes competing. The event will also host a BMX Dirt contest and a Flatland competition. An "all included jam-packed gnarly way" to
Redline stands for everything BMX. It is one of the most notorious brands within the market and naturally any news regarding redline will have fans ears turning pink. Accell Group has sold its US business along with 3 bike brands to the Californian investment group, Regent. The 3 bike brands included in the sale is Redline Bicycles, DiamondBack and iZip. Although these three are being sold, Accell has kept its tight-fisted grip on Raleigh and a number of other famous brands.
BMX has been getting a great rep since online technology has been promoting events and it has even been predicted the larger BMX events will soon be showcased on popular sites including NetBet.