This year for the first time ever FISE Montpellier goes fully digital. 7 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 46 Categories will feature in this unprecedented contest. Whether in BMX, Skateboard, Roller, Wakeboard, Parkour, Breaking or Scooter, the 2000+ athletes who usually attend the event, are instead invited to participate by submitting videos to the e-fise.com/montpellier web platform which has been specially developed for this experience.
Urban Sports communities are already familiar with video contests, however this is the first time ever that so many disciplines have been gathered together in a digital project of this scale. International federations such as UCI, World Skate, FIG and WDSF have confirmed their support and many public and
We've added flyers of events happening in 2020. Some are being held indoors but not all of them. Due to the Covid-19 virus a lot of them have been postponed to August/September 2020. Anything before that will most likely be off. Check before you make any plans. If you have 2020 event dates, if you've got something going, send us the info or better, add the event yourself.Add your event to the FATBMX Event calendar so more people will get to know about your race or contest or jam that you're putting on. We're here to spread the love but you figure out yourself where you need to go. Contact the event organizers before you head over. Times/dates might have changed and we take no responsibility for that. Get together and enjoy BMX, the best thing in the world. 2020 Flyers inside as well as the 2020 event dates.
Nothing else to do!? Get out there and have some fun. Meet new people, visit new places, take some pics for your instagram, pull new tricks, become a better person and maybe win something along the way. Lots has changed or is changing so double check and keep us posted. It's a crazy world we live in at the moment.
Your iPhone, Android or Windows based smartphone or tablet’s home screen isn’t just for apps. Whatever platform you’re using, you can pin FATBMX to your home screen so you can quickly access the latest worldwide BMX news 24/7. Here's how.
Add FATBMX to the Home Screen on your iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch
Launch the Safari browser on Apple’s iOS and navigate to the home page of FATBMX.com. Tap the Share button on the browser’s toolbar — that’s the rectangle with an arrow pointing upward. It’s on the bar at the top of the screen on an iPad, and on the bar at the bottom of the screen on an iPhone or iPod Touch.
Tap the Add to Home Screen icon in the Share menu.The FATBMX shortcut will be added with a nice icon and can be dragged around and placed anywhere, including in app folders — just like a normal app icon. When you tap the icon, it will load the website in a normal tab inside the Safari browser app.
Other browsers, like Chrome for iOS, don’t offer this feature. Due the limitations in Apple’s iOS, only Apple’s own Safari browser is allowed to do this.
Add FATBMX to the Home Screen on your Android Phone or Tablet
Launch Chrome for Android and and navigate to the home page of FATBMX.com. Tap the menu button and tap Add to homescreen.
You’ll be able to enter a name for the shortcut and then Chrome will add it to your home screen. Chrome for Android loads the website as a “web app” when you tap the icon, so it will get its own entry in the app switcher and won’t have any browser interface getting in the way.
Other popular Android browsers also offer this feature. For example, Firefox for Android can do this if you tap the menu button, tap the Page option, and tap Add to Home Screen.
For other browsers, please check the documentation of your browser app.
Add FATBMX to the Home Screen on Windows 10, 8, & RT
Windows 10, 8, and RT devices also offer a way to pin websites to your Start screen. This is obviously most useful on phones and tablets, not on desktop PCs where you don’t want to see the Start screen. On the Windows desktop, you can pin website shortcuts to your taskbar for easier access.
Add FATBMX to the Home Screen of your on Windows 10 phone
Open the Internet Explorer browser. Navigate to the home page of FATBMX.com and click the three dots in the right bottom. From the menu that appears, click Pin to Start. The website will appear as a tile on your Start screen.
Windows 8, & RT
Open the Internet Explorer browser. Navigate to the home page of FATBMX.com and pull up the app bar — for example, by right-clicking or swiping up from the bottom of your screen — and tap the star icon. Tap the pin icon and click Pin to Start. The website will appear as a tile on your Start screen.
"It is with heavy hearts that we have to close our doors after eight great years due to unforeseen circumstances (COVID-19). The Kitchen was Brett Banassiewicz's dream and we are happy to have been able to share it with you all. This skatepark was more than just a place to ride and we can’t thank you all enough for the support over the years.
To celebrate everything The Kitchen has been to all of us, come join us for one last weekend of riding May 29-31. Let’s pack this place!"
The Australian Cycling Team is pleased to announce the Athlete Memberships across all disciplines for 2020/21. In BMX, three athletes - Natalya Diehm (BMX Freestyle) and Lauren Reynolds and Izaac Kennedy (BMX Race) will receive Individual Athlete Performance Support (IAPS) memberships. The trio joins reigning world champion Brandon Loupos, 2017 world champion Logan Martin, plus Saya Sakakibara and Anthony Dean.
Caroline Buchanan (BMX Race) has not been offered a new BMX IAPS membership, however, she will receive transitional support until August 2020. Kai Sakakibara (BMX Race) is receiving support as he continues recovery and rehabilitation following a racing accident in February.
“As we continue to prepare for the resumption of racing, and ultimately the Olympics and Paralympics in 2021, the confirmation of athlete memberships gives everyone a chance to continue to sharpen their focus on their preparation and individual progress and development,” said Simon Jones, Australian Cycling Team Performance Director. “I would like to thank those team members exiting the program for their commitment to their own personal development and to the Australian Cycling Team program as a whole. “Re-entry to the program for these athletes is possible. Sometimes, stepping back and taking time away from something can be a way to move forward if their ambition and desire remain.”
After many discussions regarding how to deliver an edition of FISE World Series Montpellier that can meet the safety and security requirements needed in response to COVID-19, Hurricane Events, in consultation with our partners, has taken the decision to organize a fully digital FISE Montpellier event in 2020. Due to the impact of COVID-19, Hurricane Events had initially adapted it’s events calendar in order to hopefully take advantage of more favorable conditions this summer. Given the ongoing situation and the new measures announced by the French government on April 28th, this plan had to be revised to ensure the health and wellbeing of all festival attendees, which remains our main priority.
According to a media survey commissioned by Estonia’s action sports series Simple Session 2020, the event reached 735 million people worldwide via traditional and social media. The report compiled by Meltwater, a digital media monitoring company established in Norway and based in San Francisco, finds that mentions of this year’s Simple Session festival had a cumulative reach of almost three-quarters of a billion people. The report counted social media posts, as well as traditional digital media articles published online. The survey was conducted over three months: from January 1st to March 31st 2020.
Within the first quarter of 2020 Simple Session amounted 4259 mentions in social media. This number
Eight-time BMX champion Matthias Dandois will perform acrobatics on his bike as part of a special FIAF:Talks event on how athletes have been coping with confinement during the COVID-19 crisis. Originally from Paris and now quarantined in a Brooklyn apartment, Dandois will share how he has been able to continue his BMX practice and explain how confinement has actually sparked his creativity. He will discuss how important maintaining a workout routine can be in relieving stress and keeping you sane during this difficult time.
Dandois will be joined by Patrick McEnroe, sports commentator, former professional tennis player, and former captain of the United States Davis Cup team. McEnroe will speak about his personal experience spending a month in quarantine recovering from COVID-19.
Dandois and McEnroe will answer viewer questions live on Zoom and Facebook.
Free & open to all. A Zoom link will be sent to the RSVP list on the day of the event.
The official word about the cancelation of the 2020 X Games in Minneapolis can be found below. Looks like not much will be happening in the coming months but once the green light will be given internationally, things will be off the hook. Charge them batteries now.
“Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, X Games Minneapolis 2020 – July 17-19 – has been cancelled. The safety of the athletes, staff and spectators is our top priority, and we will continue to closely monitor