The FAT FAVS list:
-Car: Renault Trafic minibus 9 places
-Clothing company: KTS - Kill The Scooters
-BMX MC: Kwett
-Shoes: Lotek for riding and Etnies for chilling
-Travel destination: Spain and Belgium
-BMX contest: Simple Session
It's hard to find amateur contests in the States. The Recon tour does a good job at it but America is a big country so covering it all is rough. Vans teamed up with Cult to have an amateur contest at their park in Orange. It was an open qualifier for the Vans US Open, a big invite only event that takes place in HB the first weekend of the month August. Now for all sponsored riders that did not get an invite, the street comp at the Vans park was the only way in. Winning became a big deal.
The turnout was very decent. Three classes were held with the 13 and under class, the 14+ class and the Sponsored class. The
Keep an eye on the FATBMX event calendar for any updates and changes to events, venues, times, etc. Make sure to contact the organizers before taking off to one of the happenings on the calendar. We are sent these flyers and put them up, but you never know what happened in the meantime. Better be safe than sorry.