Are you losing track on who rides for who? Here's a long list with the most recent team changes and pick ups.The latest team changes get added to the top. The industry never chills, always adding and dropping. What's the latest? Let us know. -Lara Lessmann on Soundboks -Barry Nobles on Mercedes Benz -Eric Garbers on BMX Direct -SHOA_BMX on Federal through JYKK -Analia Gabriela Zacarias on Monster Energy ARG -Cody Gessel on United Bike Co -Dorte Balle on Radio Bikes -Kieran Reilly on Clarks shoes -Sebastian Dreher on wethepeople
We've added flyers of events happening in 2021. Some are being held indoors but not all of them. Due to the Covid-19 virus a lot of them have been postponed to a later stage in 2021. Check before you make any plans. If you have 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. 2021 Flyers inside as well as the 2021 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.
A new all-inclusive skateboard and BMX camp is opening this July in southern Virginia. The Ranch Camp will host weeklong overnight camp sessions from July 4 – August 14, 2021.
Riding facilities range from beginner to advanced and will include a concrete park-series-type flow bowl, a wooden flow bowl, a 10,000 square-foot indoor skatepark, BMX trails, an air bag jump, a six-foot mini ramp, and a four-to-three-foot concrete mini ramp. Other activities will include swimming, archery, bb guns, ax throwing, trampoline, DIY building classes, hiking, campfires, and more. Professional skaters, bmx riders, builders, and artists will be joining the campers weekly.
The UCI announces the updated qualification systems for BMX Freestyle for Tokyo 2020. Following the rescheduling of the Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) asked all International Federations with sports included in the Tokyo 2020 competition programme but whose qualification was not yet complete to review their qualification systems and propose a contingency plan. The UCI did this for a.o. BMX Freestyle, as qualification was not yet terminated for this discipline. Based on the UCI’s contingency plan, it was proposed to make some amendments to the qualification systems which had last been revised in 2020 to take into account the freezing of the UCI rankings as of 3 March 2020, and the change of date of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Here at United Bike Co we are proud to officially welcome Cody Gessel to the team! Born in Sandy Utah, Cody now resides wherever his van takes him, but you can be sure to find him blasting trails and transition all around Austin for most of the year.
Cody is a total badass and we can't wait to see what he gets up to aboard his United X Union Prime Mover, scroll down to take a closer look at his build.
The coming UCI Urban Cycling World Championships presented by FISE will be significant for two reasons; it will be the first time the UCI BMX Freestyle Park and Flatland World Championships have been held in Europe, and it will be the first time Shimano will be present. The inaugural UCI Urban Cycling World Championships were held in Chengdu, China in 2017 with the event remaining there in the intervening years until a Covid-19-related hiatus in 2020. The return of the UCI World Championships in 2021 sees a move to a new venue, the Sud de France Arena in Montpellier, France, with Shimano on display around the course as proud headline sponsors of the event.
This isn't a new area for Shimano - the company's history with BMX stretches back to the 1980s with
Gathered today for a press conference at the Hôtel de Région Occitanie Pyrénées Méditerranée in Montpellier, the FISE team and representatives of its partners presented the format of the festival for 2021. And it's a new urban sports concept, which articulates physical and digital phases, that will continue to bring together the world's top-level and bring out their young talents.
According to the challenges from international federation calendars, the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games deadline and the health context, there are many parameters that have conditioned the planning of the coming world season.
USA BMX - the largest BMX racing organization in North America - announced today the 2021 USA BMX Freestyle Amateur Series has partnered with Hyper Bicycles. The USA BMX Freestyle 2021 schedule will consist of 10 digital competitions where membership and entry fees are required, five National events, and one Grand Final competition where membership and pre-registration are required for both. “Hyper Bicycles has been supporting the BMX industry for more than 30 years, and for that support to now include the first-ever U.S. BMX amateur series, we are beyond grateful,” said USA BMX Freestyle President, Shane Fernandez. “Hyper Bicycles as a presenting sponsor is tremendous, but having a partner who believes in the same vision of creating a pathway for amateur riders and giving them the opportunity to progress is invaluable.”