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29.05.11 | Story | Nate Adams wins RB X-Fighters in Brazil


 

Nate Adams of the United States pulled off the best tricks on Saturday to win the second stop of the 2011 Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour in Brasilia (Brazil) in front of the greatest crowd in FMX history. Robbie Maddison (AUS) was defeated by Adams in the final showdown in the Brazilian capital city that was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer. Andre Villa (NOR) took third place...



28.05.11 | Sequence Gallery | Night of the Jumps in Basel


  A fine selection of FMX Sequences from the Night of the Jumps in Basel/Switzerland last Saturday. Including Josh Sheehan, Lukas Weis, Fab Bauersachs, Hannes Ackermann, Jose Miralles, Javier Villegas, Petr Pilat, David Rinaldo, Romain Izzo, Maikel Melero and of course Remi Bizouard... Check it out: www.tobpix.com



22.05.11 | Story | Sheehan also wins the 2nd day of NotJ in Basel


 

The 2nd day of the Swiss Freestyle Motocross Grand Prix weekend could prove to be the tipping point of the 2011 FIM Freestyle MX World Championship. Javier Villegas was runner-up on the evening, a result that was good enough to see him take the lead in the championship standings. But outclassing all the other riders was Josh Sheehan who won his third NIGHT of the JUMPs in a row...



21.05.11 | Story | Josh Sheehan wins Night of the Jumps in Basel


 

For the fifth time in the history of the competition, the Sankt Jakobshalle in Basle was the arena for the FIM Freestyle MX World Championship. Following up on his stunning victory last weekend in Hamburg, Josh Sheehan has now notched up his first World Championship win, relegating all his rivals to bit player roles...



21.05.11 | X-Games | Tom Pages invited to ride X-Games "Best Whip"


  Good news for the European FMX scene. The french rider Thomas Pages received an X-Games "Best Whip" invitation. More information about Tom on the Pages Bros Website or the Facebook Fanpage of Tom.



20.05.11 | Events | Additional Flight Club tour stop in Türkheim


  Good news for the German Freestyle Motocross community: the Wrecking Crew has anounced that there will be an additional tour stop of the GoldenTyre FLIGHT CLUB 2011 in Türkheim near Geislingen...



20.05.11 | Upcoming |  FIM WC / NIGHT of the JUMPs in Basel


  After the spectacular European Championship finale last weekend in Hamburg, NIGHT of the JUMPs resumes without a break this Friday and Saturday in Basle (Switzerland), where the St Jakobshalle stages rounds four and five of the FIM Freestyle Motocross World Championship...



17.05.11 | Video | Freestyle Gazte Kutxa San Sebastián 2011


  San Sebastián hosted a great evening with an enthousiastic crowd that packed the Velodrome. It was a magic night including light, sound, a Star Wars show. The French rider Thomas Pagès won the Best Trick Contest with his amazing trick "The Volt"...



17.05.11 | Startalk |  Alvaro Dal Farra – Ride to Party


 

Alvaro Dal Farra is a multifaceted guy. He started his actionsports career with Skateboarding and Snowboarding ... finally in the beginning of millennium he bought his first dirtbike. Now, after his active FMX prorider career he is working as a judge for RedBull X-Fighters, Night of the Jumps and he is coaching FMX and runs the DA BOOT SUPERPARK. We made a career backspin with Mr. Ride to Party himself...



16.05.11 | Video | The 50 Rocks Show - Episode 1


  FIM FMX World Champion Libor Podmol and his friends of the 50RocksFamily are doing a Webshow called "The 50 Rocks Show". Check out the first episode...



15.05.11 | Games | Win 2x2 Tickets for the NotJ in Basel


  On May 20th/21st 2011 the Night of the Jumps takes place in Basel/Switzerland. And can you win 2x2 tickets for friday night. You only need to answer the following question...



15.05.11 | Story | Josh Sheehan wins Night of the Jumps in Hamburg


 

Around 9,000 fans turned up at the HANNSpad NIGHT of the JUMPs in Hamburg. The riders amazed the crowd with a sequence of daredevil tricks. While Josh Sheehan (AUS) took the honours by the narrowest of margins from David Rinaldo (FRA), Bizouard Remi (FRA) was quietly clinching the European championship...



08.05.11 | Upcoming | HANNSpad NIGHT of the JUMPs in Hamburg


  On 14th May 2011, freestyle fans around the world will be avidly following events in Hamburg. After an absence of three years, NIGHT of the JUMPs returns to the North German metropolis with the most extreme of all freestyle motocross competitions. FMX stars from eight nations will be locking horns in the ultimate freestyle motocross battle for the European title...



04.05.11 | Greg Hartman injured at Asian X Games FMX Demo


 

Professional FMX rider Greg Hartman just suffered a fall in China during practice for a demo at the currently running Asian X Games. Thankfully, ESPN and the X Games are the best in the business when it comes to caring for injured athletes so even though he is thousands of miles from home he is in great hands. You can help Greg today by making a donation to the Athlete Recovery Fund...



02.05.11 | Press Release | OBG invented a new support program


 

OBG always tried to work close together with the scene. The new OBG-LOCAL HERO TEAM is for those who like the style of OBG and want to propagate our message! We want to recruit a few chosen riders to our OBG LOCAL HERO TEAM to give them the chance of being fast in STYLE...



30.04.11 | Rest in Peace Jeff "Ox" Kargola


  Yesterday while riding with friends and family outside of San Felipe, Jeff "Ox" Kargola crashed while riding his dirt bike. Jeff was attended to by medical personnel on site and was transported via helicopter to the San Felipe hospital where he passed away due to his injuries. More information


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