Crankworx and FMBA Launch Slopestyle World Championship

The sport of Slopestyle mountain biking is entering a new era. The Crankworx World Tour and the Freeride Mountain Bike Association (FMBA) are excited to be launching into the 2018 season in unison. Starting this year there will now be one elite-level series of Slopestyle mountain biking events. The Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship (SWC) will replace the FMB Diamond Series and the Crankworx Slopestyle World Tour. SWC events on the Crankworx World Tour will represent the pinnacle of the sport. “We were running two separate elite series’, and eventually had…

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A real-life Mad Max?

For two years, Markus ‘Max’ Stöckl laid out a plan to put himself in the record books yet again. And in just 11 seconds and at a speed of 167.6 km/h with a standard mountain bike, whose components you could buy yourself in the high street, he reached that speed hurtling down a mountain with no name in Chile’s Atacama desert. Stöckl has a penchant for the record books. Brought up in the Austrian mountains, his thirst for speed was established at a young age, his place in the speed annuals…

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Top 10 from 2016

We are ready to say goodbye to the grim 2016. But take a look at the selected Top 10 stories that you clicked on the most in 2016.   #10: Tito Tomasi | Nepal Solo A French mountain explorer Tito Tomasi films his solo trip through Nepal.   #9: Once Upon a Time – Chandigarh Dirt Fest 2010 A dirt jump park designed and created with passion and hopes that was dozed off by land owners. #8: The Downhill Disco Rider/Trail Correspondent Ajay Padval showing his moves on the trails of Pune.…

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Viki Gomez’s India Tour – Shillong

The film shot during Viki Gomez’s India (North East) Tour is loosely based around folklore, making Viki Gomez appear to be an urban legend of sorts for young BMX riders in Shillong. Given that the cultural essence of Shillong is rich in folklore, mythological creatures and urban legends, the clip is a tale of superheroism around Viki Gomez’s phenomenal athleticism. In order to make the film even more true to the location in which it’s shot, it encapsulates the landscape around, the local talent, as well the language traditionally spoken…

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