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Newsflash | 06/07 [ News Archive ]

spacer grey24.06.07 | Red Bull X Fighters in Moscow is cancelled

Red Bull X Fighters

  On June 21, the organisers of the Red Bull X-Fighters International Freestyle Motocross had to take the decision to cancel the event in the center of Moscow on June 30, 2007. Due to pending permissions it is impossible to assure an event that is in line with the Red Bull X-Fighters safety standards.

spacer grey19.06.07 | Startalk | Marcelo Simões

Marcelo Simoes

  Marcelo Simões is one of the best freestylers in Latin America. Very skilled and always looking for progression he definitely wants to put Brazil in the Freestyle Motocross world map. Very concerned about the FMX situation in his country, Simões talks about the Brazilian scene, Brazil FMX Crew, plans for the future and much more… ... read story

spacer grey18.06.07 | IFMXF German Championships

Lukas Weis


Last saturday the 2nd of four IFMXF German Championship contests took place in Sternberg/ Germany. The 1st place took home Lukas Weis, followed by Stefan Bengs and Hannes Ackermann. 4th place goes to Freddy Peters, who did a Backflip Superman and McNasty and is the current leader of the Championship ranking.

spacer grey11.06.07 | Double U injured

Double U


He was on the best way to execute stuff like Cliffhanger- , Superman Flips etc. on dirt. And then it happened. William was jumping ramps on his pitbike and crashed hard. He hurt his knee really bad. The recovery seems to take 6 to 8 months – get well soon!

Video of Double U doing Superman Flips

spacer grey10.06.07 | Startalk | Florian Menge

Florian Menge


It's more than time to talk with one of the german FMX rookies. He won his first ever stepUp contest at the NOTJ in Berlin '06 and he is one of the favourite riders of the IFMXF german Championships this year. We were talking with the MotopunX member Florian Menge from Prenzlau near Berlin/GER about how the things are going these days ... read story

spacer grey09.06.07 | Remi Bizouard is rockin'

Remi Bizouard

  We got some news from french rider Remi Bizouard. He es really rockin' these days. On the pic (left) you can see Remi doing a sweet extended KOD Backflip into the Foam Pit. He also does some KOD Indian Flips and other cool stuff. We are excited to see more great tricks soon ...

spacer grey06.06.07 | Stick the trick Contest in Brixen/ITA

Stick the trick in Brixen/ITA

  On June, 2nd the "Stick the trick" FMX Contest took place in Brixen, Italy. 11 riders found a play area with 2 landings and 4 ramps. Around 4000 people saw a perfect riding Massimo Biancoshini (ITA) winning the contest followed by Øystein Kjørstad (NOR) in 2nd place. The germans Fabian Bauersachs (GER) and Busty Wolter (GER) placed 3rd and 4th.

spacer grey03.06.07 | Story | IFMXF German Championships

Hannes Ackermann


Last saturday the first of four IFMXF German Championship contests took place in Pößneck/ Germany. Busty Wolter, Fab Bauersachs and Lukas Weis weren't present at this time. The 1st place took home Freddy Peters, followed by Hannes Ackermann and Florian Menge ... read story

spacer grey03.06.07 | Picture sequence of the month

FORTY8 picture sequence of the month


The picture sequences are getting more and more popular these days. The tricks are getting more difficult to watch, because of breathtaking combinations. We have a special goody for you - an animated sequence of Mat Rebeaud. Stay tuned for more of this sweet stuff .... read story

spacer grey26.05.07 | Story | Red Bull X Fighters Slane Castle

Red Bull X Fighters Slane Castle


Historical Slane Castle, Ireland was the spectacular setting for the second leg of the tour 2007 which took place late evening on Saturday 26 May. 35,000 spectators cheered on as American FMX superhero Travis Pastrana ruled the technical freestyle track ahead of impressive Swiss rider Mat Rebeaud and youngster Dany Torres from Spain ... read story