Updated Olympic Qualification Info Announced
Updated Olympic Qualification Info Announced 3

When the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the globe earlier this year, everyone felt it - BMX included. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics was postponed and the coinciding qualification process was forcibly cut short due to inability to hold events. Now that we have a light at the end of this dark tunnel, the UCI has announced plans for moving forward.

Woodward West Ramps and Street Section Session 37

Ramp tricks, street moves—this video has something for everyone.

Posted by Losey on 12/18/2008 5:12 AM

Taj, Joe Rich, And Stricker Off Etnies

As of January 1st, Taj Mihelich, Joe Rich, and Josh Stricker will no longer be on the Etnies pro team.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/18/2008 1:47 AM

Ryan Guettler Bike Check

Get the rundown on Ryan Guettler's MirraCo Black Pearl by clicking here.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/17/2008 2:45 PM

THE SHOP
Kris Bennett Off Verde; On Volume/Demolition

Kris Bennett is once again a part of Volume/Demolition. He has a new blog on the Volume site you can check out by clicking here.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/17/2008 2:41 PM

Member Video: Brad Williams 25

At 15 years old, Brad Williams knows how to rip at skateparks, and he's not afraid to bleed for BMX.

Posted by Losey on 12/17/2008 8:18 AM

Eastern Adds Video Downloads to its Site

Eastern Bikes just added a video page to its website where you can view all the Inside/Outs plus download them for your iPod. It also has other random trip and rider videos for your viewing pleasure.

Posted by Losey on 12/17/2008 8:02 AM

SNAFU/Failure Contest Winners 50

Failure's Matt Bischoff stared long and hard at over 100 clips from Vital BMX members before choosing a grand prize winner and ten runners-up for the SNAFU/Failure video contest. If your video is shown here, you're a winner

Posted by Losey on 12/17/2008 7:52 AM

Levi's Clip of the Week: Anthony Napolitan Mix 38

A cool mix video of Anthony Napolitan handling his business on the BMX. Cement parks and Ryan Guettler's ramps get shredded in this Clip of the Week.

Posted by Losey on 12/16/2008 6:07 AM

Member Photo: Mike Payne - Euro Table 14

Mike Payne shreds. Check out this big euro table at Anthem Skatepark in Las Vegas.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/16/2008 1:17 AM

Nathan Williams On Etnies

Nathan Williams has joined JJ Palmere in getting hooked up by Etnies. If you recall, Nathan was riding for Beloe Footwear, which went under around a month ago.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/16/2008 1:12 AM

KC Badger Interview

BMXunion posted an interview with KC Badger where he discusses subjects such as art school, Kink Bikes, women, internet hate, and more. Click here to check it out.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/16/2008 1:06 AM

Member Video: Zack Williams 17

Zack Williams is only sixteen and has amazing style and some good tricks to go along with it. Check out this video for proof.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/15/2008 4:17 PM

MirraCo + Ryan Sheckler?

MirraCo recently hooked up skateboarder/TV star/every teenage girl's dream Ryan Sheckler and his little brother up with bikes. Click here for more on their site.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/15/2008 4:08 PM

JJ Palmere Off Orchid; On Etnies

JJ has left his spot on Orchid and is now getting hooked up by Etnies. Between this and his recent switch from Premium to Mongoose, JJ is going to have a new ride and some new shoes for '09.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/15/2008 3:59 PM

Premium Winner from The Big Big BMX Show 284

We promised you that one Vital BMX Member was going to get hooked up big time in the comments of The Big Big BMX Show (episode two), and we weren't kidding. BMXBen took the Premium prize. Click here to check the comments and the show.

Posted by Losey on 12/15/2008 3:41 PM

Member Video: FURM Life 20

Great riding from the Apple Valley, CA area. Mostly ramps and park with a couple of cool street clips mixed in. You should watch this for sure.

Posted by Losey on 12/15/2008 9:41 AM

Stephen Murray's HBO Real Sports Interview 27

HBO recently did an amazing interview with Stephen Murray. If you have not already seen this interview, watch these two clips now.

Posted by Losey on 12/15/2008 8:06 AM

Mike Escamilla Launches "The Rooftop Show"

From Mike Escamilla: "Just wanted to take a minute to let you guys know I finally got bored enough while recovering from knee surgery to make a website." Hit the link to check it out.

Posted by Losey on 12/15/2008 7:51 AM

Crandall, Collier, Dyba, Martin, Tofer, & Pommier Auction Ends Today

All of the numberplates from Nike 6.0's Lightning Bolts show are being auctioned off this week to raise money for the Athlete Recovery Fund. Here's a look at the six plates up for grabs today.

Posted by Losey on 12/15/2008 7:36 AM

Bob Haro Interview 3

Bob Haro talks about how he got involved in making art in BMX, and also gives you a look at some limited-edition shoes he designed—that you can own.

Posted by Losey on 12/15/2008 7:06 AM

Dirt Mix Video 39

There is a strong chance that it's stupid-cold where you live. Here's is a video to help you remember better days, featuring big jumps, blue skies, and great riding.

Posted by Losey on 12/15/2008 6:25 AM

Mike Spinner Video Interview 30

Get some insight on Mike Spinner's life and check out some riding in this new video interview.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/14/2008 8:19 AM

Eastern Inside/Out Philadelphia Video 21

Click here to check out the newest installment of Eastern's Inside/Out series.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/14/2008 8:08 AM

Chad Kerley Video 66

Another young ripper out of Southern California. Don't even try to say that it's no fair because he gets to ride Mission Valley all the time. The kid is just plain good.

Posted by Losey on 12/13/2008 4:53 AM

Allan Cooke Interview (He's Off Specialized, Fox, & Boost) 15

Big sponsor changes for Allan in 2009.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/13/2008 4:40 AM

Marcus Tooker Off Specialized 8

Along with Allan Cooke, Marcus Tooker will also be off Specialized in 2009.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/12/2008 10:54 PM

Kotter Bell - RIP

BMX lost a great person today. Kotter Bell from Phoenix was killed early this morning in a car crash. He was an awesome guy and always a pleasure to be around. SWBMX is sharing some memories; click here to check them out.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/12/2008 8:51 PM

Kevin Kiraly Off Redline 8

Kevin Kiraly will no longer be riding for Redline as of January 1st.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/12/2008 8:42 PM

Member Video: Street, Parks, and a Great Vibe 15

This video makes BMX look and feel like a lot of fun--great job, guys.

Posted by Losey on 12/12/2008 1:20 PM

Recap Video: Nike 6.0's Lightning Bolts 8

Nike 6.0 sent over this great video documenting the Lightning Bolts show in Hollywood. Plenty of pros guide you through one amazing night. And check out the Bob Haro shoes...

Posted by Losey on 12/12/2008 1:14 PM

Rye Airfield Wicked Jam Video & Photos 5

Rye Airfield's Wicked Jam contest was crazy, and we've got a video and photos from all the action.

Posted by Losey on 12/12/2008 9:10 AM

Nike 6.0 Lightning Bolts Show Photos & Video 1

Nike 6.0's final Lightning Bolts Art Show went down in Hollywood and we've got photos of the plates and the pros. Check everything out and get in on the auction to benefit the Athlete Recovery Fund.

Posted by Losey on 12/12/2008 6:58 AM

Shadow "Into The Void" Trailer And Premiere Info 7

The Shadow Conspiracy's new video is done and the premieres start tomorrow! Click here for all of the info.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/11/2008 3:35 PM

Ryan Nyquist Is A Father

As of a few weeks ago, Ryan Nyquist and his wife are the proud parents of a new baby boy. Ryan posted a few photos on the Haro site, click here to check them out. Congrats to the Nyquist family!

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/11/2008 3:09 PM

Member Video: Dale Chini & Kirk Shearer 44

This video is awesome. Ridiculous nose wheelies, huge up rails, gnarly gaps, etc. You don't want to miss it.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/10/2008 4:19 PM

Deadline Video Trailer 28

This video is going to be amazing. Click here to check out the trailer featuring a bunch of really good riding from Garrett Reynolds, JJ Palmere, Augie Simoncini, Cory Asraf, and more.

Posted by kylecarlson on 12/10/2008 4:44 PM