The Dirt Finals on saturday evening were sensational with a very good mood. On technical challenging and innovative trails the riders showed lots of great runs.
King of Dirt became the actual World Champion Kye Forte from England. Alex Dropsy (France) became 2nd with very clean and hard tricks followed from Bibi Noirot. The until now nonfamous Alejandro Caro from Columbia placed on fourth position because he impressed the spectators and the judges with incredible runs and tricks.
Results BMX Masters Dirt:
1. Kye Forte (UK) Federal, DC, Primo, Redbull
2. Alex Dropsy (F) TWENTYbikes.co, Paradise
3. Romauld Noirot (F) ripcurl, macneil, oakley, eastpak, primo, paradise
4. Alejandro Caro (CO) Redbull,, Standard, bmxarmy.com
In the category Miniramp Pro which was held on the Braun cruZer Spine Ramp, Ryan Nyquist won sovereign with huge â€ž360â€œ variations over the spine. Mark Webb (UK) followed with runs full of big technical tricks and became 2nd. Dave Osato from Canada became 3rd because he impressed with amazing front wheel tricks and an incredible double tailwhip to tailtap.Results BMX Masters Pro Spine:
1. Ryan Nyquist (USA) Haro, adidas, T-mobile, Napster, Bell, Ogio
2. Mark Webb (UK) Coopers, eastpak, Felt
3. Dave Osato (CA) wtp, little devil, demolition, ten pack
4. Juan Ruiz (E)
5. Bruce Crisman (USA) adidas, hoffman, fender
6. Paddy GroÃŸ (D) carhartt, vans, snafu, macneil, RNC, Woozy, janosch
7. Craig stevens (UK) Country Bikes
Here are the results on the BMX Masters Best Trick Contests:Suzuki mini ramp best trick:
Winner â€“ Mark Webb (UK)
Trick- 540 Truck Disaster
Adidas street best trick:
Winner â€“ Clint Millar (AUS)
(wethepeople, colony bmx, orchid)
Trick- downside whip to nosepick
Germanwings High Air Contest:
Winner â€“ Peter Geys (BE)
(Arai, DC, Haro, Split)
Height â€“ 10 Feet (3,3m)
Fox’s first-ever Land, Air, Sea Tour kicked off and has already logged several thousand successful miles on its quest to bring Fox’s stable of world-class athletes to local markets throughout the US and Canada in an effort to grow action sports and increase brand awareness by executing exciting demos, music and lifestyle events.
The key ingredient to the Land, Air, Sea Tour is Fox’s custom 40-foot Tour Bus that is loaded with state-of-the-art amenities including a booming 2,200 watt Rockford Fosgate sound system, stylish interior featuring Fox print fabric, and an exclusive VIP athlete lounge that is basically a club on wheels.
ESPN’s X Games announces the second wave of athletes who have been invited to compete at X Games 11, to be held in Los Angeles August 4-7, 2005. The event will air live on ESPN, ABC and ESPN Deportes.
The X Games is the definitive annual action sports competition featuring more than 150 of the world’s best athletes competing in: BMX Freestyle, Moto X, Skateboard, Surfing and Wakeboard. X Games 11 will primarily have a finals-only format consisting of the 10 best action sports athletes per sport discipline.
All athletes receiving invitations to compete at X Games are chosen by a sport-specific selection committee. Criteria and timing of invitations varies by sport and discipline, as it is based on the state and event schedules of that particular sport. The only exception is each gold medalist from X Games 10 (2004) receives an automatic invitation to compete.
Hopefully you will recognize some of the Boom Boom Huck Jam tour athletes that have left the road for this summer's USA tour. They grew old really quick. Actually, we got these photos from Rick Thorne who gives us the 411:
Yo dudes on tha Tony Hawk BOOM BOOM HUCK JAM for 7 weeks, I'm hostin' & ridin' n tha show, we r doin' rehearsals n Spokane, Washington, 1st show 2morrow night, then rock tha nation after that, these r shots 4 tha intro video 4 tha show, enjoy........thanks 4 tha