Riders on fire, waving massive crowds under a bright sun, this weekend event in Le Havre was the best way to kick off the 2021 tour in style. In all the sports, tricks and lines were insane as in the Bowl than the Freestyle Park. Make sure to find out all the results and stay tuned to the next one in Canet-en-Roussillon. From the women's final this morning, Laury Perez smashed it with big wall, an air whip and an air bar. Coming from Sérignan, she crossed France to achieve as much a victory in the contest as the Winner title of the FFC BMX Freestyle Park French Cup.
In the Pro category, the third step of the podium went to Daniel Wedemeijer who stood out with an international level run, where each of the tricks was enhanced by flawless execution.
2020 was a strange one. It started off okay with many events on the program. In early January Mr. Zeiss and I escaped to the Penken for a few days of fresh powder in the Austrian mountains. We managed a day and a half and were beat after that. On January 24th my first trip to Australia was on the program. Let me tell you, it's a hell of a trip before you get there. But once there that was soon forgotten. The Sydney trip by Matt Holmes was great, including checking out Bondi Beach. Then the quick in and out to Brisbaine was amazing too, especially Australia day was one that I'll remember. Thanks Wade Bootes for that one. The bush fires almost killed this Australian trip and I'm glad it didn't. It was off to Shepparton (1600km road trip) for the first UCI BMX SX World Cup of 2020 followed by a few days in Melbourne checking the scene and then straight to Bathurst for Rounds 3 & 4 of the UCI BMXSX World Cup. To make things "easier" I flew back home to take off to Tokyo 3 days later. After a short week working on Tokyo 2020 it was back home to leave for the Austrian mountains the next day, a family trip this time. During the snow trip the first news about the virus did its rounds but we managed to enjoy the
As the Red Bull UCI Pump Track World Championships continues into its 4th year, we take a look at some of the best places to race the 2021 circuit. Following the success of the last World Final in 2019 where Tommy Zula and Payton Ridenour battled it out with 70 riders from around the world in Bern, Switzerland to take home the first UCI Gold Medal in pump track racing respectively, the Red Bull UCI Pump Track World Championships is back!
Whether your aim is to take home gold or just spend time improving your skills in this adrenalin-pumping sport, here are some of the top locations - from Fukushima to Edinburgh, you can hone your skills year-round.