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18.12.09 | Video | Cam Sinclair back on the bike


 

Australia's Cameron Sinclair is back on the bike. He is already hitting ramps and he also was flipping for the first time since his accident in July, 2009. He still has a long way to go to get that X Games medal, but today was a huge step in the right directly considering it's only been 4-5 months. Watch Cam doing his first ride after the long injury...



16.12.09 | Columns | Martin "Muph" Schenk


 

It´s snowing outside now already for a couple days so things are finally quieting down. Time to do a quick recap of what happened since my last column on FORTY8. Together with Gerhard Mayr and Brano Niks I did a sweet show at the Ursus Alcohol Free Track event in Cluj Napoca / ROM. Apart from the always-scary car-drive to get there everything turned out sweet being perfectly organized...



15.12.09 | New Bike | Freddy Peters riding Yamaha


 

The german FMX Champion 2009 Freddy Peters is riding a Yamaha 450f in the upcoming season. Freddy will get no factory support and had to buy the bike by himself. 2010 he will ride the German FMX Championship and the german contests of the Night of the Jumps series. We wish Freddy good luck! More information about Freddy on his website:
www.Freddy-FMX.com



15.12.09 | The Godfather | Metzger's ties to the MOB?


 

The founding father of Freestyle Moto-X Mike Metzger aka "the Godfather" has created asecret society of riders that are ready to ignite the sport of Freestyle Moto-X. Under the name "MOB Syndicate" the elite group riders will travel the Globe starring in an extensive series. Mike Metzger himself will lead the riders and will enforce a set code of conduct to promote creativity, safety and loyalty in the team.
More information: www.themobsyndicate.com



14.12.09 | New Blood | Tim Kerling


 

Another german Newcomer is Tim Kerling from Bavaria/Southern Germany. The training partner of Fabian Bauersachs was riding the German FMX Championship and the Flight Club Tour 2009 and placed in the Top 10. Tim is famous for his extension – especially his Cliffhanger. We talked with Tim about how he came into the sport and his plans in the future...



12.12.09 | Video | Derek Cook X-Fighters application


 

After a 4 week application period 70 riders from 21 countries registered for the Red Bull X-Fighters Ranking Session, but only 26 will have the chance to proof to their skills at the Red Bull Compound in California. One of the 70 contenders is Derek Cook. Here you can watch his submission video...



12.12.09 | Video | X-Games 3D Trailer


 

This X-Games Movie 3D Trailer is a bit older, but it's worth to see. ESPN produced a 3D Movie, that really rocks. So lay back and watch this great production...



11.12.09 | R.I.P. Mike Cinqmars


 

FMX pioneer Mike Cinqmars passed away today. His cause of death is still unconfirmed, and an autopsy is scheduled for sometime next week. He was 31. Mike was one of the originators of FMX. At the first Freestyle event at the 1999 X Games, Cinqmars won the silver medal, finishing 2nd behind Travis Pastrana. Prayers sent out to the family – R.I.P. Mike. We will never forget you!



09.12.09 | Events | Red Bull FMX Battle New Zealand


 

Red Bull’s FMX Battle is taking the sport of Freestyle Motocross (FMX) to the next level here in New Zealand with the head-to-head competition format.  Embarking on Wanganui soil in the Cooks Garden Stadium, December 28th will mark the breathtaking show with the New Zealand FMX Championship title to be claimed at the end of the evening...



08.12.09 | New Blood | Kai Haase


 

A few years ago we were missing some newcomers in the german Freestyle Motocross scene. Now, I few years later we are happy to present some new german blood. Today we are talking with Kai Haase from Berlin. Kai, 18 years since a few months, has great riding skills, because he started riding MX in the age of three. We talked with him about his progression the last years and ...



07.12.09 | New Blood | Josh Sheehan


 

It's time for a new startalk. Australia has a bunch of great FMX riders like Blake Williams, Robbie Maddison, Cam Sinclair and many more. And there are also some newcomers we want to introduce you the next days. Today we are talking wit Josh Sheehan from Perth. It seems this guy will be soon one of the Top 10 riders in the world. His Tricks – especially the Ruler Flips are awesome...



06.12.09 | Video | André Villa in Sevilla


 

André Villa spent five days at Dany Torres compound in Arahal. It has been a while since he rode at Torres park, five years to be exact. Well. The park is pretty sick like – the King Of The “Castle” himself – Dany Torres. Check out the sweet video clip...



06.12.09 | Story | Bizouard wins NOTJ Brazil


 

Brazil saw a grand final of this year’s Freestyle Motocross season. At the NIGHT of the JUMPs Fortalesa three riders fought for the Vice World Champion title that grabbed Jose Miralles ahead of Libor Podmol and Brice Izzo. Podmol, who had a crash in the practice, was irritated due to the rain before his run and made a deadsailor...



03.12.09 | Columns | Steve Sommerfeld


 

Wow, what a month. November was crazy and it felt like I didn't have any time to even enjoy a lot of it. After X-Kings competition last month I went home and kept working on getting my FMX skills back after injury. I learnt a few more tricks and I was feeling really good before the Valyside Australian FMX Championships in Narrogin...



03.12.09 | Events | Flight Club Movie premiere in Munich


 

Do you remember the great Flight Club FMX Series? On Thursday, December 17th the Video Premiere of the Flight Club Movie will take place in the "Maxim Kino" in Munich (Landshuter Allee 33) - starting 11 p.m. Tickets 3 Euro in the box office of the cinema)...



25.11.09 | Live Coverage | Gladiator Games Prague


 

Watch the Gladiator Games of FMX live on FORTY8 on Saturday, 28th November in cooperation with Freecaster.tv. Adrenalin freestyle motocross peaks of this year are coming. Everything will break out on November 28th in the O2 arena in Prague. The mains stars in Prague will be this years masters: Travis Pastrana and Robbie Maddison...




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