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27.03.09 | Live Coverage | Red Bull X-Fighters Mexico


 

Watch the live Coverage here on FORTY8! Here are the quali results: 1. Mat Rebeaud - 88,50, 2. Eigo Sato - 87,33, 3. Thomas Pages - 85,83, 4. Levi Sherwood - 85,17, 5. Andre Villa - 85,00, 6. Cameron Sinclair - 84,83, 7. Adam Jones - 84,00, 8. Dany Torres - 83,83, 9. Petr Pilat - 81,67, 10. Jeff Fehr - 75,67, 11. Johan Nungaray -71,67 ..



24.03.09 | Stories | Masters of Dirt rocked Linz


 

Masters of Dirt rocked Linz on Saturday 21st March. After a fiery by the Fuel Girls and the pyro technic world masters from Jost Pyro, Masters of Dirt kicked off the worlds best freestyle show. Back in Linz for the second time, with some special tricks up their sleeves...



23.03.09 | Stories | Miralles from Spain took over Berlin


 

On Sunday the o2 World arena in Berlin was packed again. 8.000 spectators came to see the 12 FM riders out of nine nations. „El Loco“ Jose Miralles won with a final run in Racing style and came to his first victory at the FIM Freestyle MX World Championship. 2nd place went to French Brice Izzo by doing a backflip firework ahead of US-Boy Brody Wilson...



22.03.09 | Stories | Bizouard won 1st day at NOTJ Berlin


 

A massive opening of the FIM Freestyle MX World Championships series happened in Berlin on last Saturday with the NIGHT of the JUMPs. In the totally sold out o2 World arena the 11.000 spectators saw World Champion Remi Bizouard took the win ahead of Spanish Jose Miralles and Vice World Champion Libor Podmol...



20.03.09 | Story | The compound FMX Jam Johannesburg


 

The boys out at The Compound recently held an open day at their freestyle park, after all the hard work put in to build this class facility. The park boasts two 75ft ramps, a moto section, other ramps at multiple shorter gaps for the amateurs, two dirt step ups, a super-kicker and a pile of tables going around the outside of the park which are great for keeping the spectators enthused...



20.03.09 | Columns | Paul Smith


 

Myself, Austin Drummond, and Hal Straus did the fmx demo for the 2009 Lafette Monster Jam. Grave Digger was in the house and tore it up all weekend. Great crowds and a huge pit party on saturday made the 20 hours of driving worth while...



20.03.09 | New Crusty Europe Team Rider


 

Crusty Demons Europe is always working to have the best FMX Riders in our Team and now we are proud to announce the new endorsement from Belgium " William Van Den Putte" The first ever Belgium backflip rider is now working very hard to do the
craziest "double backflip"...



20.03.09 | Contest and Events | Flight Club


 

20 FMX Riders - five Tourstops – One Mission: Pushing German FMX to the next Level! „Gentlemen, welcome to FLIGHT CLUB!“ The first Tourstop takes place at the Home Compound of the German FMX Champion Hannes Ackermann in Niederorla.



20.03.09 | Metzger Unlimited Summer Collection in Stock


 

The summer collection is here. The new products include bike graphics, women’s tank tops, belts, and T-shirts with some unique printing applications like gold flake and foil. Check out the online store to see the latest goods. The first 50 purchases will receive a free lanyard and be entered in the drawing to win a care package compliments of Metzger...



20.03.09 | Live Coverage | Night of the Jumps Berlin


 

This weekend the season opener of the FIM Freestyle Motocross World Championship will take place in Berlin/Germany. Big dogs like Bizouard, Johansson and Podmol will attend there. And you have to possibility to watch it live here on FORTY8...



17.03.09 | Columns | Remi Bizouard


 

Hello guys, this is the first column of the year, I've been like always very busy during January and February a fews shows and contests but no surgery like last year. I'm at home trying to fix everything now: New ramps, new graphix, new landing, new sponsors and organizing some riding sessions...



15.03.09 | Events | Field of riders for Berlin


 

The season opening of the FIM Freestyle MX World Championships takes part in Berlin on 21st and 22nd March. Here is the rider list: Remi Bizouard, Ailo Gaup, Libor Podmol, Steve Mini, Fredrik Johansson, Brody Wilson, Jose Miralles, Massimo Bianconcini, Gilles Dejong, Brice Izzo, Fabian Bauersachs, Lukas Weis, Freddy Peters, Hannes Ackermann. More information: www.ifmxf.com



12 .03.09 | Update | Sickrider Society


 

The Sickrider Society is back with a new website. Swiss FMX Champ Vivian Gantner, William van den Putte from Belgium, Norman Veerbeek from Holland and Marco Bleiker/Switzerland decided to work together to reach more and be stronger than ever. Have a look on their new website: www.sickrider.ch



10.03.09 | Video | Adam Jones and the Axe Commercial


 

Adam Jones did a commercial spot for Axe which is pretty cool and funny like the most of the Axe spots. Adam is flipping his bike and during the flip he takes of his shirt and sprays the Axe. Check out this crazy video clip...



10.03.09 | Update | Destin Cantrell


 

Destin Cantrell got a call from TNT Red Bull and they asked him to come on tour with them for 2 months all over the east coast to do demos. March 28th till May 10th. Should be great fun. He also has a show at Anaheim Stadium on March 14th. Next saturday for Hot Import Nights from 4pm-11pm.



07.03.09 | Startalk | Lance Coury presented by O'Neal


 

After talking with Destin Cantrell a while ago, we interviewed another young gun from the West Coast of the USA. He is 19 years, rides a 4-stroke bike and has great riding skills. We are talking about Lance Coury from West Hills/California. And you guys can win the O'Neal Limited Edition "White Stripe" Combi- you only need to answer one question...



07.03.09 | New Column Member | Welcome Freddy Peters


 

Hey guys, this is Freddy Peters and I am a new columnist on FORTY8.de. I'm happy to tell you that I have a few new sponsors for the season '09. I am riding in UFO gear and Shoei supports me with helmets. Then I got a GPR stabilizer which is working awesome. And for sure I am stilll working with Suzuki, DVS, Fourasses, Motul and Skullcandy.



07.03.09 | Columns | Fab Bauersachs


 

Because of the bad weather in Germany, Fab and his buddies went to Italy to make a good setup for his new KTM. Fab will ride the NOTJ in Berlin and the complete FIM IFMXF World Cup Tour. So he is the only german rider, who rides the whole Championship season...



06.03.09 | Columns | Nick de Wit


 

February has been a cool month for me. It Started off in Cape town. The first round of the South African FMX championships was held on the 7th and 8th February in Cape Town. It was a really awesome event and all the riders had been training really hard for this one. Ten riders turned up for the event...



06.03.09 | Columns | Paul Smith


 

I did the Jacksonville Monster Jam on sat night with JJ Romans, Brody Wilson and Scott Hanlon. Everyone rode very well and with Brody's "side shows" and Scotty's "look back double grabs" we had the all of the 75 000 fans on their feet for JJ's finally flip...



06.03.09 | Event | Crusty Rockstar Night Münster/GER


 

The german DVD premiere of the Crusty Demons of Dirt 14 "A Bloodthristy Saga" presented by TITUS MÜNSTER c this saturday, 07.03.2009 at 8 pm. Location is the former Apollotheater in Münster...



04.03.09 | Story | Brazil Freestyle Motocross Cup Rio


 

Certainly the first things that come to your mind when you think about Rio de Janeiro are sun, beaches and Carnival. But, could ever imagine all these attractions along with a freestyle motocross event? That was what happened during the two days of Brazil Freestyle Motocross Cup, in Rio...



04.03.09 | RED BULL X-FIGHTERS | Riders Mexico 2009


 

Robbie Maddison will not be able to ride the first stop of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour 2009 due to an unexpectedly slow recovery from a leg operation carried out a couple of weeks ago. Maddison’s replacement will be Adam Jones (USA). As a sign of respect and tribute to Jeremy Lusk his start number will not be replaced for the event in Mexico City...



04.03.09 | POLO Freestyle Motocross DM


 

2009 steigt zum dritten Mal die Deutsche Freestyle Motocross Meisterschaft als gemeinsame Serie der IFMXF und des DMSB. Zum ersten Mal ist POLO, der Versandhandel und führender Anbieter von Motorradbekleidung, Motorradzubehör und Motorradtechnik als Titelsponsor mit dabei....



02.03.09 | Video | Van den Putte Doubleflip Training


 

William van den Putte is one of the european Freestylers, which can go really big. He did the Seatgrab Flip, Superflip and stuff like that in the past - and now he tried the Double Backflip into the Foampit. Check out the clip...



02.03.09 | The FMX Awards 2008


 

For the third time Berlinièros Sports Agency proclaims for the FMX Awards to honor the world's best Freestyle Motocross riders. Annually it awards FMX sportspeople who have been outstanding during the previous year...



28.02.09 | Story | South African FMX Nationals - Round 1


 

The first round saw Nick de Wit and Alastair Sayer finishing on equal points and tying for first place. Nick, who has now added KOD flips and Cordova flips to trick list rode clinically and smoothly without any mistakes, but only used 2 of the jumps on the course...




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