The Velosolutions Pump Track at the Swiss Bike Park in Köniz-Oberried near Bern, Switzerland is set to host the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship World Final on 18 and 19 October in the culmination of the 2019 pump track racing season. The Red Bull Pump Track World Championship is in full swing and on a mission to find the fastest pump track athletes in the world. Hosting competitions as far afield as China, South Africa, Indonesia and the Philippines to find it’s finalists, it’s been an amazing journey to date: incredible nail-biting action and astonishing feats of determination from across the globe.
The beautiful region of Bern to host the Red Bull Pump Track World Final. This October, the very best in
Bigger, better and faster - season kickoff in Chile this week, the first qualifier in China, a return to the birthplace of #pumpforpeace in Lesotho, a national series announcement for South Africa - and that’s only the beginning. The Red Bull Pump Track World Championship has already succeeded in creating a revolutionary global series with over 23 groundbreaking inaugural events around the world in 2018. More than 2000 athletes participated in over 19 countries and 67 riders competed in a World Final that saw local heroes, Olympic BMX racers and MTB World Champions compete on an even playing field. Now in 2019 the series is back with more stops, more athletes and more Pump-Action.
Chile kicks off the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship this week. The first qualifier of the 2019
The Red Bull Pump Track World Championship goes into the second year! Qualifiers are going to take place all around the world with more than 20 events in Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Oceania, and Africa. Registration is now open to everyone. Velosolutions teamed up with Red Bull and launched the pump track world championship in 2018. David Graf and Christa von Niederhäusern, both from Switzerland, were crowned as World Champions at the big final in the pouring rain at the Jones Center in Springdale, Arkansas, USA.
In February 2019, the championship goes into the second year with the first qualifier taking place in
Manual for days! Multi-Discipline rider Tommy Zula challenges participants at the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship to keep their front wheel off the ground! Pump tracks combine rolling jumps with banked turns. Riders use the track features to gain momentum and attack the track as fast as possible.
Saya Sakakibara believes that she can achieve the type of BMX dominance that Colombian Mariana Pajón has shown after she starred at the Red Bull Pump Track World Final in Arkansas. Here is all you need to know:
- Sakakibara was born in Japan, but moved to Australia at the age of seven with brother Kai who has also gone on to become a professional BMX rider.- After winning national titles, 19-year-old Sakakibara cleaned up on the world junior circuit and moved up to elite level on the UCI BMX World Cup circuit this season.
The world's best 67 riders from BMX and MTB took to the Velosolutions Pump Track at the Jones Center, Arkansas, to battle it out for the first ever Red Bull Pump Track World Championship Title. Despite the rain, thousands of spectators lined the track as the riders progressed from timed qualifying to battle it out side by side in the knock out heats. Early favourites in the men’s field, Tommy Zula and Adrien Loron would have to settle for top 16 positions but the women’s field would be dominated from start to finish. The 2018 Red Bull Pump Track World Championship title would be claimed by the Swiss the contingent of David Graf and Christa Von Niederhausern.
One year after the opening of the Stevie Smith Memorial Park, the Red Bull Pump Track Word Championship hosted the 2018 Canadian qualifier in front of an incredible crowed and an all star line up of athletes. With over 500 spectators lining the track, riders put on an incredible show of speed and skill in effort to secure their place at the world final.
Top 4 men 1. Ben Leslie - Canada 2. Dillon Butcher - Canada