Tech Magic & Rooftop Disaster - Alvaro Esquivel
Tech Magic & Rooftop Disaster - Alvaro Esquivel 1

Costa Rican street shredder Alvaro Esquivel is really good at technical combos. Like really, really, really good. Watch him nail a few wild ones and then have all hell break loose when he decides to send a wild roof gap.

2021 Caracas Trails Contest Highlights

Pat Casey, Hucker, Leandro Moriera, Anthony Napolitan, and more get loose on the huge jumps at Brazil's Caracas Trails from their recent contest.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/25/2021 6:59 PM

Forum: Learning Manuals? 13

How long did it take you to dial in manuals? Any tips for the up-and-comers?

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/25/2021 6:32 PM

Bike Check: ChadVrieling's Hyper Lunatic 4 2

Dope build of Brandon Loupos' signature Hyper frame coming your way from Lake Havasu, Arizona!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/25/2021 6:28 PM

Leon Hoppe - Comeback Kid

German shredder Leon Hoppe took some time off of the bike, but he's back and he didn't miss a beat. Watch this new one featuring a bunch of solid street moves. Barspin to barspin is on lock!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/25/2021 6:22 PM

Tech Magic & Rooftop Disaster - Alvaro Esquivel 1

Costa Rican street shredder Alvaro Esquivel is really good at technical combos. Like really, really, really good. Watch him nail a few wild ones and then have all hell break loose when he decides to send a wild roof gap.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/24/2021 12:25 PM

Brad Simms off Fit 17

Pretty unexpected news here - Brad Simms and Fit have officially parted ways. While we wait for a statement from Brad, read Fit's side here.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/23/2021 8:50 AM

Dan Norvell on S&M Pro

Dan Norvell gets the much-deserved bump to S&M's pro team and makes it official with an awesome video. Dan's unique riding style, well-rounded skillset, and recent knack for hunting down wild, untapped spots make everything he releases worth putting your eyes on!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/23/2021 8:34 AM

Felix Prangenberg on Monster

This new relationship comes at no shock after Felix's incredible past year.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/23/2021 8:13 AM

Premium in San Jose; Matt Closson and Markell Jones Join Team

Remember when Kevin Conners filled us in on some big changes at Premium? Here's proof that they're coming to life. Matt Closson and Markell Jones have been added to the squad and they joined Chad Kerley, Mike Gray, Colin Varanyak, and Blake Peters on a team trip to San Jose to make it official.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/23/2021 8:06 AM

Brad Simms Discusses Riding for Adidas 1

The 2020 Vital BMX Rider of the Year kicked off 2021 with some big news - he's now riding for Adidas. We caught up with Brad to learn how this came about, what shoe he's riding in, what this means for his future and Adidas future in BMX, and more. Check it!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/21/2021 11:41 AM

Pat Casey - Dream Yard 4

The yard is bigger and the riding is crazier! Don't miss this...

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/21/2021 9:19 AM

Bike Check: copperTNEZ's Hoffman Wade 8 4

Remember the debacle with Morgan Wade's new signature Hoffman frame? Well, Vital BMX member copperTNEZ just build one up and it's awesome! Take a look at a bike Morgan himself would certainly approve of.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/20/2021 7:55 PM

Power Plant - Private Warehouse Ramps

To combat the tough winter, a bunch of New England-based riders got together, rented a warehouse, and turned it into an awesome spot. Watch this and get inspired!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/20/2021 7:49 PM

Mickael Carmona in Paris, Metz, and Morocco

French shredder Mickael Carmona getting down in Paris, Metz, and Morocco courtesy of Unicorn. Hot moves, cool spots, and good times!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/20/2021 7:28 PM

Paul Thölen - Winter Warehouse Sessions

Paul Thölen escapes Germany's winter with some heavy sessions inside a Flensburg warehouse. Tech moves, big transfers, and damn fine-looking riding!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/20/2021 7:11 PM

Forum: Thoughts on PSI? 48

What PSI do you ride in your tires? Do you switch it up when you ride different spots? Discuss in the forum!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/19/2021 10:26 PM

Bike Check: kuvacich's United Region 1 6

Damn fine-looking United build coming from Croatia's coast. This bike weighs in at just over 20lbs and sports a timeless color combo.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/19/2021 10:21 PM

Brett Silva Rides his Signature Sunday Complete

Silva puts his matte trans gold Forecaster complete to work. Good news - it definitely passes the toboggan test!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/19/2021 10:09 PM

DeMarcus Paul on Etnies Pro

DeMarcus Paul has officially gotten the much-deserved bump to the Etnies pro team.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/19/2021 4:57 PM

Garrett Reynolds - Lost and Found

This footage may be 10-ish years old, but it's Garrett Reynolds - so you know it all holds strong today! Shout out to Cinema for digging this up.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/18/2021 3:58 PM

Maca Pérez on Sunday Pro

Maca has been repping Sunday for a while now and things just got taken to the next level - she's officially on the pro team.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/18/2021 3:42 PM

Dylan Hessey Bike Check

New Hyper recruit / UK-based skatepark destroyer Dylan Hessey runs through his Wizard build.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/18/2021 3:31 PM

Brad Simms on Adidas 7

The 2020 Vital BMX Rider of the Year just picked up a big one...

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/18/2021 10:59 AM

Dakota Bratt - Bro Cam

Always stoked to see something new from Dakota Bratt and this certainly doesn't disappoint. Ever see a flip to smith to nose to bar before?

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/17/2021 9:31 PM

Dennis Enarson - Behind the Rockstar

A look into what exactly makes Dennis Enarson tick...

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/17/2021 4:44 PM

Kenneth Tencio Rides his Backyard Bowl

Did you know Kenneth Tencio has a concrete bowl in his backyard? Well, you do now! Watch the Costa Rican machine shred a spot that is about ten feet from his bedroom!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/17/2021 3:48 PM

Andy Buckworth Wins BMX Triple Challenge 1

The BMX Triple Challenge is back and Andy Buckworth took home top honors in Houston. Check it!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/16/2021 3:16 PM

Forum: Best Plastic Pedals? 64

Which are your favorite and why?

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2021 10:49 AM

Bike Check: maverick-tx's Kink Switch 1 3

Kink's complete bikes are top notch. Case in point, Vital BMX member maverick-tx's 2021 Switch!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2021 10:45 AM

Mark Stanway - 2020

Three months worth of indoor shredding from Canadian badass Mark Stanway. From flip tricks to lip tricks, Mark has an impressive list of moves and throws them all down in this.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2021 8:27 AM

Jacob Cable and Casey Starling at House Park

Kink's two newest pros put a beating on some Austin, Texas concrete.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/14/2021 7:57 AM

Sunday X Baker Collab Cruiser 1

Sunday teamed up with iconic skateboard brand Baker to drop this new cruiser - the High C. Take a look at it and, if you dig it, get ready to act fast. Only 420 were made!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/13/2021 4:32 PM

Simone Barraco off Red Bull 4

Big changes for 2021 - no more Red Bull for the Italian shredder.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/13/2021 8:56 AM

Daniel Dhers Talks Titanium 8

The world of freestyle BMX has flirted with titanium for decades, but nobody has put it to the test at the highest level like Daniel Dhers has. Daniel has exclusively ridden a titanium Lairdframe for over two years and has been on RNC cranks for the past five months. We caught up with Daniel to see if he really thinks it's worth the hefty price tag and if he ever sees himself crawling back to good old chromoly.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/13/2021 5:30 AM

Brock Horneman on Volume 8

The Australian shredder is now doing it for Volume.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/12/2021 10:13 AM

Bike Check: bmxer_yoshi's Kink Williams 4 5

Blacked out Kink Williams build with a full Odyssey kit. This thing is a damn weapon - and that FTL frame bag is apparently perfect for a Modelo!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/12/2021 8:51 AM