Action Sports Articles by Date

October 2013

  • Enarson and Hucker Steal the Show at Texas Toast, NORA Cup

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    Posted 6 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    There’s no BMX event quite like Texas Toast. What it lacks in mega sponsors and guilded venues, it more than makes up for in energy and excitement and spontaneity. Time limits are relative, boundaries don’t really exist; the crowd calls the end of a run, the riders dictate when and how they ride and no one is any less stoked on what goes down, from the organizers to the fans to the sponsors. It’s a BMX event exactly as the BMX community likes it.

  • Kyle Strait Becomes First Repeat Winner of Red Bull Rampage; Zink Lands Backflip Off Icon Sender

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    Posted 6 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    You can only be so ready. It doesn’t matter how many hours are spent fine-tuning lines, assessing angles, dialing-in bikes – the host mountain for Red Bull Rampage almost always wins. The best riders in the world have slip-ups. Rocks give way, winds kick up, the light plays tricks on the eyes. It’s just the nature of the most challenging and exhilarating steep mountain freeride mountain bike event of the year. And 2013 was no different.

  • The Faces of Freestyle Mountain Bike's Biggest Event

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    Posted 7 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    It’s nearly “go-time” in Virgin, Utah. The athletes have arrived, and the storms came with them. Between the thunder and lightning, lines have begun to develop out of the red clay and rocky mountainside. Red Bull Rampage is the “final hurrah” of another long freeride mountain bike season, as Cam Zink puts it, and it’s a fitting exclamation point.