Austrian King of Dirt 2008 in Linz/Austria (16-18th may 2008)
Some of the world’s best competed in the BMX comp up to now, with the likes of German pro bmx rider, Markus Hampl, awing the judges and crowd with his riding to win his second AKOD in 2007. Coming in second and third were Patrick Guimez (FRA) and Yassin Eloudjedi (FRA) respectively. For the renowned party atmosphere last year’s event was accompanied by Austrian rock bands and DJ’s on turntables till the break of dawn.
With the continuous support of adidas eyewear since 2000, the lines have been established by riders for riders. The relaxed atmosphere made this contest so special that it became a meeting place for riders worldwide. To date, the AKOD has welcomed names like Darren Berrecloth (CAN), Darren Pokoj (AUS), Alex Dropsy (FRA), Patrick Guimez (FRA), Bibi Noirot (FRA), Sergio Layos (ESP), Kye Forte (UK) and many more international top riders.
The AKOD 2008 will definitely be another event to remember by riders and spectators. Bring on the AKOD 2008! Check out www.myspace.com/akod2008 or for pics and more infos on the event.