Cam White is Numero Uno at Red Bull Elevation IV
Guadalajara, MexicoRedbull Elevation is one of the best dirt jumping contests to go down each year. For the past few years the contest has been held in Whistler, Canada, but this year was the first time it was held in Guadalajara, Mexico. I had only ever been to Mexico once, so I was pretty excited to go back and ride this comp. The best thing about this contest is that the jumps are always amazing. Huge downhill trails is really what the contest is based on. read more….
Andrew Neethling Gets 10th at World Cup DH #1
Maribor, SloveniaThe 2008 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season is upon us again. For those on the outside looking in they may think that the life of a Pro-Mountain biker is glamorous with its globe-trotting travel to some of the most beautiful locations in the world that most only get to see in books or on television. When in reality the life of a Pro-Mountain biker is filled with variables that are beyond their control making their lives on the road chaotic at times. Being a professional athlete you have to maintain a positive state of mind to keep mentally prepared to perform at your best and it can very difficult keeping your cool when you have to deal with lost luggage or bikes, getting lost driving in a foreign country, language barriers, drastic change in culture and foods, jet lag, inclement weather and many more issues. read more…
source: Sarah Ostermeier