MADISON, Wis. - December 20, 2005 - GT proudly announces that it has re-signed BMX Race champion Randy Stumpfhauser to the 2006 GT Team.Stumpy jumps back into the thick of it after a great 2005. Winning Elite Cruiser at the World Championships in Paris and winning the ABA Pro Cruiser title for the fifth year in a row are among his 2005 highlights. In 2006 his goals are to continue being consistent and to enhance his already impressive riding level.
“I hate going out there and not riding at the level I know I am capable of, so I want to raise that level and concentrate on winning races and the titles will come with those goals,” said Stumpfhauser.
How’s he like riding for GT?
“Riding for GT is something I used to dream about when I was younger. In this stage of my career I am very happy to have the support from a company that makes great bikes and gives me support at the races."
Another BMX jam will be held Munster, Germany. Local Alex Reinke is sad that he cannot be there that weekend because of a stupid tradeshow! So there will be a Jam in his Hometown and he will not be there, bummer!. The guys Jochen Bertenhoff and Roland Sandford (soon to be Munster local) will check the contest. Info see flyer.
More news: -Alex Reinke is the new Sales/Marketing everything Manager for Duffs Shoes in Germany and Austria now. He already formed a BMX team for Duffs in Germany: Mark König, Miki Krstestki and Timo Mrukwia.
-There are some good things going on the Munster Scene. Alex reports that they are having their own BMX-only evening in the local Skatehall called Skaterspalace. The new Boss of the
The early eighties were the golden years for BMX racing in Holland. With over 5000 licenced BMX-ers there was all kind of crap on the market to show you were a true "Fietscrosser". Almost every car in the parking lot of a BMX race had the "Ik Hou Van Fietscross" sticker on the rear window. It was popular, to say the least. The 7 cm high by 45 cm wide window sticker featured a bow legged [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=688]Tinker Juarez getting rad on his "Crossfiets"[/url].
Okay, I saw this commercial on TV that was about fireworks and extreme sports. It mentioned a website so I decided to check it out to see if there was any BMX in it. Guess what! The complete website is presented by quiz master Bas de Bever! The multiple BMX and MTB champion presents a game on the [url=http://www.extreme-fireworks.nl]Extreme Fireworks[/url] site wearing a Troy Lee Jersey. How funny. You gotta check it out for yourself. To understand the game you need to be able to speak Dutch. Learn more about the Dutch BMX coach by clicking [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=260]here. Ge bent un rund als ge mi vuurwerruk stunt![/url]
I am pleased to announce some new sponsors for this January's event. I have met a few new people promoting this contest like Todd Lyons who is running part of the SE Bikes operations on the east coast is down for supplying products and showing support for this event. I'm really stoked to have gotten a chance to speak with the Wildman. I also am excited about landing support from Sam at Tree bicycle company, Rick from Pyramid shoes, Rodney from High gear, AlanFoster from Felt bikes and Monster energy drinks. Monster's East Coast rep Stephen Catalano is hooking us up with some tasters for the event.
Let me thank all the sponsors who have supported me from day one of the bmxinvasion bike battles:"Mad Dog" Chris Moeller S&M bikes, Abe Ford my team manager at Dans competition, Rob-o from Fit bike co., Sean Mckinney Revenge industries, Jim Wannamaker from Kenda usa, George from Knight bmx, Mike McCafferty Elite footwear/ecd, Ralph Sinisi Animal bikes and Marco Massei from Props Visuals. These underground contests are not possible without the support from these great guys and their companies .
Welcome to the team, Lance Mosley! Dirt -1st Place “Sick Trick” (double flip) Vans Triple Crown contest -Utah -Past X-Games & Gravity Games athlete
No, we didn’t pick up Cory Nastazio. Look again, it’s Lance Mosley straight outta Nashville. Whether it’s a contest at Venice Beach or a night on the town, Lance is for sure to bring his A-game.
Welcome to the team, Chris Gerber! Dirt/Park -9th Place overall in Dirt in the inaugural Dew Action Sports Tour -Past X-Games athlete -One of only a handful of riders pulling double whip flips. Chris has been a silent shredder from Ft Wayne for years. But that is all about to change. With backing from SE to get to ALL of the contests, look for him to be in plenty more finals. He’s got more than a few tricks up his sleeves for ’06.
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada. A community meeting will take place on Wednesday 14 December 2005 at 7 p.m. to address the proposed BMX facility at Marilyn Bell Park in Toronto. The meeting will be hosted by Councillor Sylvia Watson at the Masaryk Cowan Community Centre, and should be a good opportunity to discuss recreational opportunities for youths, and the planning and design of the proposed park.
The history of this project is a long one, dating back over seven years with several different proposed locations and site designs. This past August, Toronto’s city council approved funding for the first phase of the Extreme Sports Park project—the BMX park. The BMX course is to be built to Olympic competition standards on the western waterfront of Marilyn Bell Park. For more information, call: 1-416-392-7919.
Kronik Energy drink has added Lino Gonzalez to its BMX Freestyle Team. Lino will join pro Ryan Sher as he moves into his second year of Kronik Energy sponsorship. Other recent team additions include KC Badger, Steve Woodward, Sean Sexton, Hoang Tran, and Derek Riggs. Tyler Coleman, Greg Litecky, and Jeshua Constantine continue to ride for the Kronik Energy team. Also of note; Tyler Coleman has been named Team Manager.
Kronik Energy also fuels 45 other top professional and amateur action sport athletes spanning all 50 states. For additional information about Kronik Energy or its team of riders, check-out kronikenergy.com.
Privately held and headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Kronik Energy actively engages the sport of BMX by recognizing pro riders as well as up-and-coming talent.