iconsiconsiconsicons

Competitions

Rogatkin did pretty good on the weekend.

A deafening chorus of cowbells, chainsaws, exploding fireworks, and cheering fans rose up from the sun-drenched, rolling hills of the French Alps today, as Nicholi Rogatkin (USA) stepped up to the top of the podium in the Crankworx Les Gets Slopestyle, and one step closer to the never-before-claimed Triple Crown of Slopestyle.

Read More

Jun 27, 2018

As the pink sky turned turned black over the French Alps, fireworks exploded and a chorus of vuvuzelas, chainsaws and rabid mountain bike fans pushed Mathilde Bernard (FRA) across the finish line and onto the top step of the podium in the RockShox Les Gets Pump Track Challenge, kicking off Crankworx Les Gets 2018, and a new chapter of a young career.

The name of the game may be speed and style, but in the end, it was speed, style and stamina that won the day in the Mons Royale Dual Speed & Style Innsbruck. Tomas Lemoine’s (FRA) command of all three pushed him to the top of the podium for the second year in a row.

Despite a great start to his finals run here in Fort William yesterday, Aaron Gwin had an uncharacteristic over the handlebar crash in a section of the track that took out his team mate, Angel Suarez, nearly an hour earlier. Despite the warm and sunny conditions, some sections of the track were still suffering from high levels of moisture and low levels of grip, thanks to heavy overnight storms.

Swatch Rocket Air 2018 is officially in the books and Matt Jones is back with a vengeance, showing the Slopestyle world that he's got what it takes to compete against the best of the world, dethroning defending Swatch Rocket Air Champion Nicholi Rogatkin and sneaking ahead of Sam Pilgrim, who was eyeing up his third Swatch Rocket Air win (and was one run away from doing so).

The experienced Italy-based Estonian wore down the resistance of Bertolini to take his first ever “Internazionali” win. Serena Calvetti celebrates among women, Avondetto and Specia top the junior ranks.

The first Crankworx stop of 2018 is in the books, and with it, the first ever Slopestyle World Championship and, as usual, the Speed & Style contest. While the Slopestyle contest had to be moved twice due to some torrential downpour, the rest of the week saw prime conditions for a ROSE Rad Squad season kick-off: