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31.12.10 | Preview | Red Bull X-Fighters Tour 2011


From April 2011, the best FMX riders in the world will fight for the coveted title at the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour taking place on four continents including six events. This year’s new locations are set in the UAE and Australia for the season’s finale as well as in Spain, Italy, Brazil and Poland...

31.12.10 | Preview | NIGHT of the JUMPs series 2011


The 2011 NIGHT of the JUMPs tour promises a triple sporting treat. In addition to the FIM Freestyle MX World Championship and various international events, NIGHT of the JUMPs will also be the setting for the hotly contested European Championship. So for the first time in the history of the world’s biggest and most extreme freestyle motocross series, NOTJ will see both the official FMX world champion and the FMX European champion crowned...

31.12.10 | Video | Javier Villegas during the NOTJ Final in Fortaleza


The South American riders had the chance to show their skills during the final round of the Night of the Jumps FIM Freestyle MX World Championship in Fortaleza. One of the best riders is Javier Villegas. He finished 4th in the final and showed that he is one of the best riders in the global FMX scene. Check out the video clip...

17.12.10 | Columns | Steve Sommerfeld in Indonesia


It's been a long time between drinks, here with my column in Forty8, but I'm slowly finding time again after a really busy southern hemisphere Spring season! My main focus has been riding the shows in Indonesia for the Powercross series. Last year myself, Clinton Moore and Josh Sheehan rode 5 weeks of shows, this year they bumped it up to 7 weeks and we even had a competition at the last round...

17.12.10 | Video | Flight Club Tour 2010 | Official Trailer


The Flight Club 2010 was a big success. Riders like Lukas Weis, Thamer Engeli, Hannes- and Luc Ackermann, Sven Schmid, Tobi Seibert, Alain- and Kevin Burcklen etc. celebrated a big FMX Party with their fans. The spectators saw finest FMX action with Underflips, Strippers, Crack Nacs and of course classic Whips. Here are some impressions of the 2010 trailer...

13.12.10 | Story | Podmol wins NOTJ FIM FMX World Championship


This was by far the most thrilling conclusion ever to the NOTJ FIM Freestyle MX World Championship. It was showdown time for the two World Championship contenders, Libor Podmol (CZE) und Brice Izzo (FRA). Both riders gave their all, as they traded incredible Backflip Combos in the finale. The Czech rider finally prevailed at the Brazilian Grand Prix and secured the long-awaited world championship title...

08.12.10 | Preview | NIGHT of the JUMPs Fortaleza 2010


Final FMX countdown in Brazil: Who will be crowned FIM Freestyle MX World Champion? Next Sunday sees the long-awaited final round of the 2010 NIGHT of the JUMPs / FIM Freestyle MX World Championship. Twelve freestyle motocross riders will be lining up in the Estadio Casteloa in Fortaleza for the showdown in this year’s FMX world title...

06.12.10 | Sequences | Smoothness issue #14 online now!


Finally issue #14 of the Smoothness Freestyle MX Sequence Mag is online now! Of course, we have seqs from the final of the NOTJ UEM FMX European Championship in Mannheim/GER – including an awesome Doublegrab Backflip of David Rinaldo! And our brazilian friend Guilherme Gaino provided us some awesome Sequences from the Brazilian FMX Riot Tour. You can also win a pair of Vans shoes!

Check it out:

06.12.10 | Sponsorship program of Sikspak


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05.12.10 | Videos | Crusty Demons Thirst 4 Destruction Tour


The Crusty Demons took their awesome live show to the next level in Sydney with the world's best riders throwing down only the biggest tricks.Check out the highlights including Jacko stomping the incredible 85ft front flip, Kain Saul's Harley-Davidson backflip, Benny Fiez landing the double backflip and Robbie Maddison's attempting the world first indoor roof drop...

02.12.10 | Videos | FMX Gladiator Games in Prague


Last weekend traditionally the FMX Gladiator Games XI took place in the o2 arena in Prague. Finest FMX with Nate Adams, Dany Torres, Chuck "freestyleMTX" Carothers, Wiley Fullmer and many more. Check out the video impressions of this sold out event...

01.12.10 | Becoming a Mentally Tough Competitor with Taylor Woods


If you ask most riders, the sport of FMX has a large mental component. Being a mentally tough competitor could potentially mean the difference between walking away from the X-Games with a gold medal or leaving on a stretcher wishing that you fully committed to that last jump. How does a rider become mentally tough?