"I love teaching and educating women about riding, racing, and the industry and since we need to even the scale out a bit more and if you're a single woman you can't beat the chances you'll have at the bike races/events!"
Amazing tricks, top-notch riding and an electrifying atmosphere – the world’s best 24 mountain bike slopestyle athletes put the ancient city of Nuremberg at the pinnacle of action sports during Red Bull District Ride.
Alright Luca, get us up to speed and fill us in a bit. How old are you? Who do you race for? How long have you been racing?
Hey MTB-MAG, I’m 18 years old. I race for: Intense Cycles, Troy Lee Designs, Deity Components, DVO Suspension, Shred Optics, iMountainBike, Five-Ten, Maxima Bike, and Ryno Power. I’ve been racing since I was 12, so I just finished by 6th season.
Mountain biker Cam Zink set the bicycle backflip distance jump world record on Thursday, soaring over an 80-foot dirt-to-dirt gap jump at the base of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in California and just past the 100-foot mark for his Mammoth Flip Presented by Monster Energy event for World of X Games.
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In mountain-biking circles, Cam Zink needs no introduction. The freerider from Reno, Nevada, with the go-for-broke style has one Red Bull Rampage win, two Red Bull Joyride wins and a Châtel Mountain Style first to his credit - and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Mountain biking superstar Brandon Semenuk (CAN) solidified his spot in the record books today - his first place finish in Red Bull Joyride marks his sixth podium finish in Crankworx slopestyle competition and his third first place finish in the event, a feat that has never before been accomplished.