All of Europe’s top BMXers converged on Creazzo, Italy for Rounds 5&6 of the Championship series. After much success in the Czech Republic weeks earlier, Redline’s Global Teams were hoping to keep up the 35 year tradition of making mains and placing on the podium. With the entire Dutch National team (some on their new orange/white ’09 Flight frames), along with Redline-France, Redline-Italy and Redline-Norway present; the odds were once again stacked in Redline’s favor.
The UCI Supercross season kicked off in Denmark last weekend. You could watch it live here on FATBMX until the gate dropped for the Men's final. The screen froze and left everyone, who watched the live broadcast live, guessing who had won. It turned out that Ivo van der Putten crossed the finish line in first. Something that not many people had expected. We checked in with Ivo to see what happened:
Going into the first Supercross race of the season I don't think many people had predicted to see you on the top of the podium at the end of the race. How confident were you when you went to Denmark? Ivo: Confident is not the right word for me, I was just feeling great the last few weeks. I had a great winter. We’d been in France for 45 days, we all came back stronger, and looked forward to the races. It just all came together.
The 12th fastest time on Friday already showed that you had
3000 spectators had a blast as the world best BMX riders fought their way to the finals in the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup round taking place in Copenhagen on Saturday 9 may 2009.
Copenhagen is bidding to host the 2012 World BMX Championships, and judging by this weekend’s event, the city of Copenhagen and its bicycle-crazy inhabitants are really up for it. The beautiful spring weather certainly didn’t harm the event either.
Today's Results Time Trials UCI BMX Supercross Kopenhagen, Denmark. 1) Quentin Caleyron (Fra) 2) Manuel de Vecchi (Ita) 3) Damien Godet (Fra) 4) Brian Kirkham (AUS) 5) Sam Willoughby (AUS) 6) Ramiro Marino (ARG) 7) Arnoud Dubois (BEL) 8) Toms Skujins (LAT) 9) Barry Nobles (USA) 10) Raymon van der Biezen (NED) 11) Luke Madill (AUS) 12) Ivo van der Putten (NED) 13) Thomas Hamon (Fra) 14) Vincent Pelluard (Fra)
Cycling Australia and BMXA are pleased to confirm the Elite & U19 riders nominated to the Australian team for the UCI BMX World Championships being staged in Adelaide, South Australia from 20 to 26 July. +BMX 20" - Elite Men * Billy JOLLIFFE (Cameron Park NSW, 06.12.1986) * Brian KIRKHAM (Hillbank SA, 01.01.1986) * Luke MADILL (Cranebrook NSW, 28.05.1980) * Matthew WILLOUGHBY (Trott Park SA, 03.11.1989) * Khalen YOUNG (Kelmscott WA, 20.11.1984)
The National Bicycle League (NBL) is adding more value to National race weekends and this is good news for riders of all ages and skill levels. NBL is now offering NBL 'Future Stars Clinics' in conjunction with select National events where riders can learn from the current and future stars of the sport. Whether you're looking to learn a new skill, move up to the next proficiency, or even have your sights set on being an
To kick off the season in style, UCI BMX Supercross presented by Swatch returns to Denmark’s capital city, Copenhagen, at their beautiful world-class BMX Supercross track - An amazing permanent facility near the center of Europe’s largest festival city. Copenhagen is also well-known for it’s passion for cycling and the UCI BMX Supercross has the honour of being one of only six major events featured in Bike City Copenhagen - a showcase series of