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25.06.10 | Startalk | Mat Rebeaud


 

After missing out on the first two stops of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour 2010 as a result of injuries sustained following a heavy crash in California during pre-season training, Red Bull X-Fighters Champion 2008 finally returns for the mega-event on Moscow’s Red Square on 26 June 2010. In an interview the Swiss FMX superstar talks about crashes, fear and riding through the pain barrier...



24.06.10 | Video | Cam Sinclair's Nitro Circus Tour


 

Cam Sinclair was filming during the Nitro Circus Tour in Australia and made a short movie about the backstage area and some interesting informations about the tour. You can also watch Travis Pastrana and Sincs doing the Double Backflip. Check out the movie ...



22.06.10 | DVD | Freistil II out now!


 

Snowboarding and Skiing is pretty big in Austria, because they have the Alps with a lot of skiing areas. But there is also some FMX action going on there. The most of you do already know the first ever Austrian Backflipper Martin Schenk. The 2nd backflipper is Thomas Wirnsberger. So the Wirnsberger brothers from Kärnten put together the 2nd part of their Austrian FMX DVD called Freistil. You can buy it in their Online Shop.



22.06.10 | Bauersachs wins 1st round of German FMX Championship


 

Last weekend the 1st round of the German FMX Championship series took place in Dermsdorf. A lot of pro riders showed up there. Finally Fab Bauersachs won the contest followed by Hannes Ackerman in 2nd an Lukas Weis in 3rd. MotopunX crew member Florian Menge placed 4th. FMX Newcomer Mike Plümacher, who rides generally MTB Dirt and Slopestyle placed 8th doing his first ever long distance backflip...



21.06.10 | Press Release | Renewal of contract between FIM & IFMXF


 

The IFMXF is pleased to announce the renewal of its contract with FIM for the FIM FreeStyle Motocross World Championship. The first agreement on the TV and marketing rights was signed in 2006 and is now extended until 2013...



21.06.10 | Upcoming Event | Red Bull X-Fighters Moscow


 

Just weeks after the spectacular FMX showdown under the gaze of the Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt, the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour 2010 is set to celebrate yet another premiere as it touches down on Moscow’s famous Red Square. The best 12 FMX riders in the world will come together in the heart of the Russian capital’s famous old town on 26 June to battle it out head to head...



20.06.10 | Startalk | Band interview with Shove it


 

Today we have something special. We never made a band interview on FORTY8. But after watching the guys of the band called "Shove it" live on stage we were sure to interview and introduce them on FORTY8. Their style of doing music really rocks. It's a mixture between Crossover and stuff like Rage against the machine. We talked with the man behind the microphone...



18.06.10 | Startalk | David Rinaldo


 

I saw David Rinaldo ride for the first time at the IFMXF FIM World FMX Championships in Basel, Switzerland, and I was thoroughly impressed. The 20-year-old newcomer from France has a smooth riding style that holds up to the top guys on tour, and he not only possesses a creative mixture of standard tricks. I hadn't heard a thing about Rinaldo before heading to Basel, but I was so impressed by his riding, I decided to talk with him about the past, present and future of his young FMX career.



14.06.10 | Columns | Nick de Wit


 

This month has been as crazy as usual. It all started in Egypt with the RedBull X-fighters. It was my first stop for the year and it was a really tough one. The track was relatively simple compared to the other stops but that just made the competition even more tough with everyone being able to throw in all their big tricks. My qualifying round went well with me qualifying in 10th spot with the next 3 riders within 5 points of me...



10.06.10 | Events | Alvaro Dal Farra is back in town!


 

Freestyle MX is back in Valbelluna for a never seen before show. Alvaro Invitational was a big event: riders from all over the world were jumping in downtown Belluno. This time we’re all gathering in Castion, a small village near Belluno where Alvaro Dal Farra was living as a kid and began to ride a MX...



08.06.10 | Press Release | New etnies FMX team riders


  June 3, 2010 (Lake Forest, CA) - etnies proudly welcomes FMX riders Rob Adelberg, Levi Sherwood, Jackson Strong and Dany Torres to the etnies moto-x team. "We're amped to increase our team by four. The talent and diversity these guys have will fit in perfectly with our team and bring in new elements of style," said Matt Chapman, etnies motocross team manager....


07.06.10 | Startalk | Alastair Sayer


 

Some of you guys do already know Alastair Sayer from Botswana. We did an interview with him 2 years ago after winning the bronze medal in Best Whip at the Dubai X-Games. A lot of things were happening since that interview. We were talking with Alastair about how the things are going these days and his goals for the next months...



07.06.10 | Press Release | Where is Remi Bizouard?


 

A question we’ve all heard a lot lately. After ending 2009 on a high - wrapping up his 2nd consecutive F.I.M. World FMX championship - he had set the bar high. But, in the fast evolving and dangerous world of FMX nobody rests on their laurels. What was good enough to win 6 months back, may barely be good enough to qualify for an event today...



07.06.10 | Press Release | Moore doing Volt to Seatgrab


 

Clinton Moore landed for the first time ever, a “Volt to Seat Grab” during the final stages of the show on Friday 4th of June in Melbourne to a surprised crowd and riders.  The trick has been in the back of Clinton’s mind for some time, and it was due to the spin that Clinton drifted to the back and reached for the Seat as well to perform the very first Volt to Seat Grab combination...



01.06.10 | Startalk | Massimo Bianconcini


 

Daboot = Pasta, party, smooth riding style and finest Italian FMX. One of the Daboot riders is Massimo Bianconcini. He has great riding skills and did start riding dirtbikes at the age of 3. That's the reason he looks strong and smooth on the bike. We met Massimo during the NOTJ Contest in Basel and talked with this great guy about how he get into FMX and his future plans...



03.06.10 | Columns | Fab Bauersachs


 

Suzuki premiere in Turkey at the IFMXF WC in Sanliurfa where i enter the contest with my RM 250. 36 degrees in the shadow, nearly no wind in the arena excepting while having a sandstorm and lots of problems made the event to a tuff one for all participants...



02.06.10 | Flight Club round 2 in Wissen


 

Wissen. The second stop of the FLIGHT CLUB 2010 was again a Step forward in German FMX history: 17 Freestyle Motocross rider from four different countries came to Wissen to rock the ramps together...



01.06.10 | Smoothness issue #12 online now


 

In Smoothness issue #12 we have some Night of the Jumps and Kings of Xtreme sequences for you. Marcus Anstett and my humble  self were in Basel to check out the IFMXF World Championship while Marcel "Petipix" Petke shot some cool stuff in Leipzig at the premiere of the Kings of Xtreme contest. And Flo Hagena provided us some cool Red Bull X-Fighters sequences from Mexico and Egypt. Enjoy the sequences: www.smoothness.de




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