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Newsflash | 08/2006 [ News Archive ]

spacer grey24.08.06 | FMX Video premiere | Incurably Ill

Incurably Ill


Marco Roth (member of the german Wrecking Crew) produced a great underground FMX flick called "Incurably Ill". The movie comes out in the end of september. FORTY8 officially presents the trailer of the film. So check it out ... read story

spacer grey23.08.06 | DEW ACTIONSPORTS TOUR | Portland

DEW Actionsports Tour 2006


In what proved to be controversial preliminary scoring, Adams had the luxury of going last in the Vans® Invitational FMX Finals. The bottom line is that both riders were close, maybe too close to put a score on, but you don’t pay your mortgage in Prelims - Nate and Travis’ careers can vouch for that ... read story

spacer grey23.08.06 | Column | Kevin Burcklen

Kevin Burcklen


Kevin Burcklen is back! After an injury (2 broken rips) he made his comeback at Beyond of Gravity in Silz/Austria last weekend. Riders like Thamer Engeli, Lukas Weis, Hannes Ackermann, Sven Schmid and Marco Bleiker also showed up ... read story

spacer grey19.08.06 | Column | Alvaro Dal Farra

Alvaro Dal Farra


Our friend Alvaro Dal Farra from Italy wrote us a small column about his time in Europe and the USA. So check out his column and read what happened the last weeks ... read story

spacer grey19.08.06 | Preview coverage | Red Bull X Fighters Madrid

Red Bull X Fighters


Preparations for Red Bull X-Fighters, to take place on 14 September in Madrid, are in full swing. Both program and television broadcasting arrangements for Europe’s biggest and best-established freestyle motocross event have now been finalized ... read story

spacer grey16.08.06 | BMX Jam & FMX Show in Biberach/GER

BMX Jam & FMX Show Biberach


A BMX Jam with a FMX show by the Wrecking Crew and a special guest will take place on September 9th, 2006 on the BMX Trails in Biberach, Southern Germany. If the weather is bad, they reschedule the event to September, 16th ... read story

spacer grey14.08.06 | FMX Jam in Sternberg/GER

FMX Jam Sternberg


A FMX Jam for everybody will take place on September 9th, 2006 in Sternberg Germany. There will be one big dirt landing with 3 ramps in different distances. You also can use the Motocross track to ride. Riders pay 6 Euro and free for visitors ... read story

spacer grey11.08.06 | Atze FMX Jam in Schenkenhorst near Berlin

atze fmx  jam


"Atze" is Berlin slang and means "brother". And that is what this Freestyle Motocross jam is all about: push the limits and hang out together with your bros. From 22th - 24th of August is an open FMX jam for every motocross rider. On 26th of August is the highlight for the public, the international FMX invitational with european top riders ... read story

spacer grey07.08.06 | X Games 12 MotoX Gold | Pastrana again

Travis Pastrana also won the motox gold


Travis Pastrana also won the gold medal in MotoX freestyle. Adam Jones rode awesome and finished 2nd, followed by Mike Mason 3rd. Jim McNeil took home 4th place. Mat Rebeaud crashed a finished 5th ... read story

spacer grey06.08.06 | Pastrana won X Games gold in Best Trick

Travis Pastrana won X games 12 best trick contest


LOS ANGELES – Travis Pastrana made jaws drop on Friday night, when he landed the first-ever X Games Moto X double back flip. The STAPLES Center crowd erupted as the multi-sport X Games superstar fluidly flipped his body and bike backwards two full times ... read story

spacer grey06.08.06 | Buyten won X Games gold in Step Up

Mat Buyton won X Games gold in Step Up Competition


Los Angeles – Matt Buyten soared above the competition – by two feet to be exact – to take home X Games gold in the Moto X Step Up finals on Sunday at The Home Depot Center ... read story

spacer grey02.08.06 | Wanted: Martin Schenk's Yamaha got stolen!

Martin Schenk's Bike stolen!


Martin Schenk's Yamaha YZ 250 got stolen between Saturday, 29.07 and Sunday, 30.07.06 during the Wakeboard WM 2006 (Lakes in Feldkirchen/Donau, near Linz/Austria. The vehicle identification number is: JYACG 23 C 00000 1949. More information ... read story

spacer grey01.08.06 | Interview with Javier Villegas from Chile

Javier Villegas


He is one of the best FMX riders of Latin America and also successful in the USA participating the IFMA and the DEW tour. Our friend Gaspar talked with Javier Villegas about his thoughts regarding FMX and the future of this breathtaking sport ... read story