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Jeffrey Herlings : MXGP Masterclass

One week after his 24th birthday Jeffrey Herlings blew out the candle on an utterly dominant MXGP season so we collected a few exclusive words with the world’s fastest dirtbike racer. 2018 is just four numbers among a thick ledger of other digits for Red Bull KTM’s newest World Champion (and just his second season in the premier class of ...

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Billy Bolt : Gunning for Glory

Great Britain’s Billy Bolt is aiming to deliver a memorable result in front of his home crowd when the World Enduro Super Series heads to Hawkstone Park this weekend, September 22/23. Returning to a WESS podium at round five with a third-place result at Red Bull 111 Megawatt in Poland, a rejuvenated and highly motivated Bolt is fit and fired ...

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Jake Paterson : Flipping The Script

Jake Paterson wasn’t the most talented surfer on the Championship Tour during his competitive years. He never won a world title like his greatest rival Andy Irons, but he was consistently beating Andy in big moments. (Though Paterson’s most memorable win was actually at The Pipe Masters in 1998, a last second buzzerbeater victory over Andy’s brother, Bruce Irons). What ...

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Pit Chat : Brian Bogers

Team HRC’s Brian Bogers has been cleared to make his MXGP debut and will do so at his home round at Assen in the Netherlands this weekend by joining Team HRC for the penultimate round of the 2018 MXGP World Championship. Hear what the Dutch rider had to say when Lisa Leyland caught up with him in this weeks Pit ...

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Kevin Peraza : Path to Pro Cup

Kevin Peraza gives you a glimpse into his life in Tucson Arizona as he prepares for the Vans BMX Pro Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico where he competes on the most technical course on the Vans BMX Pro Cup World Tour. Follow Kevin and his family through event in a city that means so much to him and his international BMX ...

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Vali Höll : On Top of the World

Vali Höll is the rising star of downhill mountain bike racing having recently been crowned junior world champion. It capped a memorable 2018 season for the 16-year-old in which she clinched the junior World Cup title with two races to go leading many to predict she is set to become the new senior star on the MTB scene. After the ...

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Luciano Benavides : Why I wanted to race Dakar

KTM Factory Racing’s Luciano Benavides is 23 years old. Joining the rally squad, the Argentinian had no previous experience in the notoriously difficult rally races, but he had the speed, the will and the right kind of personality for the job. Heading towards his second Dakar, which will take place next January, the KTM-ace is optimistic on what he can ...

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Electric Dreams: Woodham and The Zero EV Skyline

Win on Sunday, sell on Monday. Or so the saying goes… It’s a cliché that emerged from the smokey boardrooms of automotive executives in the 1960’s. A sort of advertising shtick used to justify spanking through obscene piles of cash in order to go racing. The theory was, that if the green [race] car finished ahead of the red [race] ...

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VPS Rider Profile : Kisa Nakamura

There is an explosion of skateboarding coming out of Japan and Kisa Nakamura has been at the forefront of that wave on the VPS Pro Tour. Kisa has placed third at the Vans Park Series World Championships in both 2016 and 2017 and taken first place at the 2018 Huntington Beach stop. With the 2020 Olympics coming to her home ...

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Griffin Colapinto : Ranch Rookie

For the first time ever, at next week’s Surf Ranch Pro, Championship Tour points will be awarded at a perfect wave in an artificial environment. (Not counting the 1985 World Professional Inland Surfing Championships, held in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in piddly 1-to-2 foot surf at Dorney Park’s Wildwater Kingdom.) Over the last few months, the Men and Women of the CT ...

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Stefan Huber : Testing, Testing…

Stefan Huber, the KTM Factory Racing Rally Team Leader, is a rally expert and master of development for a machine that has to survive and win one of the toughest motorcycle challenges on the planet. With environmental extremes from the incredible heat in the desert, to the freezing temperatures and high altitude in the mountains, plus dunes, technical riding, hardpack, ...

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Josh Kerr : Airborne

Josh Kerr is standing on his second story deck in Carlsbad, CA, squinting out at the afternoon ocean. “You can actually see the waves breaking from up on the roof,” he says. “But, unfortunately, the neighborhood won’t let us build a deck up there.” Below us, we survey the toys spilling out of his garage: Motorized beach cruisers, dirtbikes, a ...

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Caroline Marks : Ranch Rookie

For the first time ever, at next week’s Surf Ranch Pro, Championship Tour points will be awarded at a perfect wave in an artificial environment. (Not counting the 1985 World Professional Inland Surfing Championships, held in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in piddly 1- to- 2 foot surf at Dorney Park’s Wildwater Kingdom.) Over the last few months, the men and women of ...

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Glenn Coldenhoff : From Wheels to Waves

Red Bull KTM’s Glenn Coldenhoff talks about his buzz for jet-skiing and how the fun watery escape actually has some similarities to his MXGP ‘day job’. It’s fitting that the 27-year-old Dutchman (and many other riders actually) is a fan of the ‘water bike’ because it was an American motocrosser, Clayton Jacobson, that first came up with the design for ...

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VPS Rider Profile : Tom Schaar

At age 12, Tom Schaar landed skateboarding’s first 1080. It was a career defining trick that gained Tom international attention as well as a bit of a stigma within the core skateboard community as an ‘air baby.’ Since then Tom has proven himself to be more than a one-trick-wonder. From video parts for Element Skateboards in backyard pools to dominating ...

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Jonny Walker – “Second at Megawatt is not an option”

Leading the World Enduro Super Series, Jonny Walker heads to round five at Poland’s Red Bull 111 Megawatt with his sights set on victory. Already a three-time consecutive winner of the event, he’s hungry to make it a fourth win and extend his advantage at the top of the standings, as the second half of the WESS season hits its ...

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Cal Crutchlow : “I feel I am still fast”

For the many thousands of fans that braved the changeable climate at Silverstone – oh, if only British politics were as reliable as the weather – there was only one star who carried their hope of home-grown glory. The florescent ‘35’ stood out in the morning gloom of race day for the twelfth round of nineteen in 2018 MotoGP but ...

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Kolohe Andino : Not Holding Back

After a Quarterfinal finish at the Tahiti Pro Teahupo’o Kolohe Andino has moved up into the top 10 on the Jeep Leaderboard. The 24-year-old San Clemente local has had an up-and-down year, but sees the Surf Ranch Pro as an opportunity to reassert himself as one of the world’s elite surfers. We caught up with Andino at home in California ...

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WESS : Taddy Balzusiak on Red Bull 111 Megawatt

Round five of the World Enduro Super Series travels to Poland and the home country of one of Enduro’s most prolific racers – Taddy Blazusiak. As Poland’s largest off-road race, 1000 competitors will attend this year’s Red Bull 111 Megawatt that’s set to offer a complete test of Enduro during the two-day event. Now in its fifth edition, Red Bull ...

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