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. -Nick Bruce off Total BMX -Zoe Claessens on Tissot Watches -Emma Finnegan on Demolition -Ernests Zebolds on Par BMX -Simone Christensen on Beringer cranks -Ryan Nyquist on Bobcat -Perris Benegas on Bobcat -Hannah Roberts on Bobcat -Kole Voelker on Subrosa/Shado
Woodward, the ultimate summer camp experience for the next-generation of passionate athletes, has partnered with STOKED, an award winning non-profit. As part of Woodward’s commitment to Play Forever, the partnership aims to cultivate a more diverse and inclusive camp experience. For over 16 years, STOKED has worked with 10,000+ kids and mentors and has introduced BIPOC youth action sports culture in Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago. They have built a community of fearless leaders with mentorship, opportunity and action. Woodward and STOKED’s combined mission is to create an overall diverse experience for campers, facilitate staff development initiatives in the realms of inclusion and equity, and diversify the action sports camp program.
"We couldn't be prouder to partner with the leading action sports camps in the world. Working with
With several UCI points events behind us, we can now give you an update on the current 2021 ranking (as of 17 June 2021). More events are on the calendar including the national championships in several countries which will shake up things in the months to come. Take a look at who is doing well in 2021.
Rank, Name, Nationality, UCI Points 1 DANDOIS Matthias FRANCE 2500 2 JUMELIN Alexandre FRANCE 1910 3 SASAKI Moto JAPAN 1900
Since 1997, FISE is a festival that brings together Urban disciplines such as BMX, Skateboard, Roller, and Scooter Freestyle among many others. Its French tour, the FISE Xperience Series, is going to the emblematic cities' heart to organize competitions, initiations, and demonstrations to support the development of these sports. By going to meet local practitioners, each stage gives them the opportunity to challenge the best national and European riders from BMX Freestyle Park, Flatland and Dirt, Skateboard, Roller and Trottinette Freestyle near their homes. The objective is to promote the passion of amateurs and juniors, detect talents and offer them a springboard while demonstrating the commitment of host cities to sport and youth.
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. It's a crazy world we live in at the moment.
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is pleased to announce that Ryan Nyquist (USA) and Nina Buitrago (USA) have been re-elected to represent BMX Freestyle Park riders on the UCI Athletes’ Commission, in a vote organised during the 2021 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships that took place in Montpellier (France) from 4 to 8 June. Ryan Nyquist and Nina Buitrago were chosen from among the five candidates – three men and two women – by the athletes registered for the event.
Nina Buitrago obtained 70.7 % of the votes for the female candidates, while Ryan Nyquist reached 39.0 % of the votes for the male candidates. The voting participation rate was 65.1 %.
Members of the UCI Athletes’ Commission are elected for a four-year term which will take effect
Vans is proud to announce Enjoy The Ride, a new high-energy edit highlighting Vans team rider Angie Marino. Serving as an inspiration for BMXers everywhere, Angie’s dedication and fierce drive to go further hits home a powerful message: Ride because you love it, no matter who you are. Getting creative while parks were closed and contests were cancelled due to COVID, Angie took to the street to explore a different side of BMX, strengthening her skillset as a more well-rounded rider and further establishing herself as a BMX powerhouse.
“A long-term video project has always been something I’ve wanted to do, but just haven't had the time
The Red Bull UCI Pump Track World Championships will head to Lisboa! The stunning capital city of Portugal is one of the most charismatic and vibrant cities in Europe, a city that effortlessly blends traditional heritage with striking modernism and progressive thinking and it will now play host to the 2021 World Final on the weekend of 15 to 17 October. The spectacular Velosolutions Pump Track is located in Parque das Nações, next to the famous Vasco da Gama Bridge and will set the stage for the ultimate showdown as some of the best pump track riders in the world lineup in Lisbon. The main track is close to 300m in length and will provide a challenging ride, testing both skill and endurance to the max on race day.
Incredible displays of BMX in both contests as riders gave it their all to try and take home the coveted UCI Rainbow Jersey. This event is also the very last occasion to get points towards qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer, so the stakes could not have been higher.
BMX Freestyle Park Men Logan Martin pulled off an unbelievable run to take home the gold medal and UCI Rainbow Jersey, scoring 94.7. His run had everything, massive tricks and flawless execution including a Nothing Front Bike Flip and 720 double barspin.
BMX Freestyle Park Women The 2021 UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Champion is Hannah Roberts. The defending champion holds on to the title and takes home the Rainbow Jersey once again. Every time these ladies compete the bar is raised and the progression is evident, which is what makes the Women’s BMX Park Contests so exciting to watch. Today was no exception, as we saw all the girls pushing the limits with many new and improved tricks.
The UCI Urban World Championships, last qualifier event in BMX Freestyle Park before the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020, will be organized by Hurricane from June 4th to 8th. You can follow on the Action through the Live competitions schedule:
MONDAY JUNE 7 11:20 - 12:40 (CET) BMX Park Women - Finals 13:30 - 15:25 (CET) BMX Flatland Men - Semi Finals 16:20 - 17:40 (CET) BMX Park Men - Finals