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MTB Brits Come in Second at Fort William.

MTB Brits Come in Second at Fort William.
Hopes of a British win at the Fort William stage of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup were dashed yesterday when the Scottish MTB DH crowns were taken by French women’s rider, Emmeline Ragot and US competitor Aaron Gwin. The Brits had to make do with two second place finishes and one third place finish, despite a promising start at Saturday’s qualifiers. - Current World Champion Danny Hart finished... 

Aussie Squad Gets Preview of Olympic BMX Track.

Aussie Squad Gets Preview of Olympic BMX Track.
Australia’s national BMX squad got a preview of the London Olympic track after they were given the opportunity to train at the facility ahead of the upcoming World Championships. The elite Aussie riders, who’ve travelled from the other side of the globe in order to compete for international titles in Birmingham this weekend, leapt at the chance of sampling the much hyped London Olympic BMX track... 

Hall of Fame Welcomes New Inductees.

Hall of Fame Welcomes New Inductees.
The BMX Hall of Fame will welcome a group of new inductees on 16th June this year, with a ceremony scheduled to take place beneath the Olympic Flame at the United States Olympic Training Centre in California. The prestigious event will see five big names from the world of BMX join some of the sport’s all-time legends. Amongst the athletes honoured at this year’s ceremony, is Matt Hoffman, who will... 

Wakeboarding Record Holder, Ed Bosson, Takes Cambridge to Victory in Boat Race.

Wakeboarding Record Holder, Ed Bosson, Takes Cambridge to Victory in Boat Race.
A couple of years a go, Ed Bosson became the first person to wakeboard across the English Channel.  At the time, the young athlete was aged just 17-years-old and was in the process of studying for his A-Levels. His momentous achievement followed hot on the heels of several other failed attempts to achieve the same, made by a number of noteworthy wakeboarders, professional and amateur alike. - Fast... 

Fifth for Gillings at the Penultimate World Cup Stage Qualifiers.

Fifth for Gillings at the Penultimate World Cup Stage Qualifiers.
Manx Snowboarder, Zoe Gillings has finished fifth at the penultimate stage qualifiers of the snowboarding world cup, which took place in Stoneham, Canada. This follows up on a fifth place finish at the previous stage of the competition, also held in Canada. Speaking to the BBC before competing, Zoe Gillings acknowledged that this stage of the competition was likely to be particularly challenging, predicting... 

Lindsey Vonn Takes 5th Consecutive Downhill Skiing Title.

Lindsey Vonn Takes 5th Consecutive Downhill Skiing Title.
American downhill skiing supremo, Lindsey Vonn, has secured her fifth consecutive world champion crown. The win is made all the more impressive by the fact that the competition is still far from over. With 231 points separating Vonn from her nearest rival, Vonn’s possession of the skiing title is beyond doubt. She can now look forward to enjoying the remaining two stages of the championship competition. Lindsey... 

Serving British Soldier Gets BAMMA World Champion Title Shot.

Serving British Soldier Gets BAMMA World Champion Title Shot.
The British Association of Mixed Martial Arts has announced the headline fight for BAMMA 9, which is set to take place at Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena on 24th March. Jack Marshman, who is a serving British Paratrooper, will face Tom Watson in a world title fight. Marshman, who boasts an unblemished fight record of ten fights and ten wins, is the current holder of the Lonsdale British Middleweight... 

U.K. BMX Roadshow!

U.K. BMX Roadshow!
Access Sport has announced that it will run a five-day BMX Roadshow in conjunction with leading online bike retailer, Chain Reaction Cycles. The Roadshow will tour the capital in February of this year, visiting five of the London boroughs picked to host Olympic events, offering free coaching to members of the public. The Roadshow will also mark the launch of a brand new BMX time-trial race series,... 

Battle Royale on Snow and Ice.

Battle Royale on Snow and Ice.
Ask the average Brit what comes to mind when they think of surfing and they’d probably name some sun-drenched beach on the coast of Australia or California. Mention sailing and they’d likely think of Cowes Week and the Queen’s Cup. Few would associate either pursuit with snowsports. This is despite the fact that snow sailing and snow surfing have been practiced for many, many years... 

Liam Phillips Returns to BMX!

Liam Phillips Returns to BMX!
Liam Phillips has announced that he is returning to BMX after a brief stint track cycling. Liam, who competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics as part of the British BMX team, joined the track sprint programme in April, following a string of mishaps and injuries on the BMX track. The bicycling ace competed in the National Track Championships this year, securing a third place position. He had been touted... 
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