Today Red Bull & Kye Forte announced the much anticipated rider list for ‘Red Bull Empire of Dirt’. This year the competition promises to be hotter than ever with the world’s best riders battling it out to be the champion at the s. Riders will be flying in from all over the globe – including the US, France, Spain and South Africa - to compete in the world’s first and only BMX dirt slopestyle event. Confirmed riders include Gary Young, Brian Foster, Chris Doyle, Corey Bohan and the UK’s very own Forte brothers – Kye and Leo. There are still a few names to announce so watch this space for more details.
The Red Bull Empire of Dirt is no ordinary BMX event; the course has been designed to allow the world’s best riders to push the boundaries of the sport and see how far they can go. A farm near Newton Abbot will set the stage for some of the most progressive riding ever seen on these shores. Like a true slopestyle course, traditionally found in freestyle snowboarding, it has been designed to
Party-Sessions of this years Suzuki BMXMasters presented by ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK are confirmed! Like every year on Contest-Friday, 4th of July, a huge Grand Opening Party will take place at the Purple Club in Cologne, starting at 10:00 pm. A mix of Hip Hop, Funk & Reggae will guarantee a good vibe. The relaunch of the legendary album “Watch out for the third Rail” of the oldschool Hip Hop Crew LSD is a good reason for them to come and party with you. From Switzerland we’ll have the hottest Hip Hop DJ’s Task&Murray
Friday! almost weekend. Time for some riding, time for trips. Here's the weekly BMX news for you so you can discuss about it while you're in the car on the way to the next spot or when you're chilling in front of the camp fire. BMX keeps us busy, it's what we do, it's what we care about. Ready for a news overdose?
-Live on your computer screen tomorrow will be the UCi World Championships courtesy of Freecaster.tv. They've gone all out to bring you the most important race leading up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The local registration for the riders at the Jugendpark Cologne begins on Thursday July 3rd at 2 pm until 8 pm, and on Friday July 4th from 9 am until 12:00 am! Much better is it to register in advance on the website, as the registration occurs quicker and easier. Because of the registration there will be a detachment between the cash point for already registered riders and for participants, who have not already been registered. By experience the registration takes much longer for the riders, who have not been registered in advance, as they have to fill out a registration form, and maybe they have to take a picture of them on location, as well. So please send us a portrait picture of you via Email, then we can put it on our website! So the fans and the other riders can prepare themselves emotionally for you!
Here are some preliminary designs of one of the new BMX disciplines at the 2008 X-Games called "SuperPark". This is not final. All dimensions and design may change but for now here is an overview: Ballpark Dimensions; Capsule - 15-16' tall, Hip to the left of Capsule + that whole wall - 7', Spine - 6', Wall below spine 2/ speed bump roller - 6', Laid back wall above spine - 5' tall at same angle as quarter's below, Volcano - 5', escalators to 6' (to spine), Bigger Bowl - 10', Smaller Bowl - 7.5 or 8'.