When you’re hitting some of the biggest MTB jumps in the world, there really is absolutely no room for error. Darkfest, the next event of the infamous FEST series has quietly been taking place in South Africa, and riders have been sessioning booters better suited for motocross. How about this line from Adolf Silva following Nicholi Rogatkin?
A casual road gap leads into a f***ed-up-big step up, and then into a bit of a scare as Silva misjudges his landing on the final jump and almost lands on the photographer.
It’s hard not to wince while watching Sam Reynolds crash on this behemoth of a trick jump for the 2019 DarkFEST. Apparently, the lip on this thing is about 16-feet tall with an almost 50-foot gap. Just looking at it will make your stomach flip upside down. RELATED: Backflips on a Trail Bike are Fun Reynolds was the first to guinea pig the jump, which is always risky. Trying to gauge the speed, he hit the lip too high and was forced to bail. Unfortunately, his left hand and wrist took the
are a few publications that have been recently scooped up by American Media Inc (AMI). If you’ve spent any time at the grocery store you’ve seen a few of AMI’s other publications lining the checkout stand: It appears that the company is looking to move into the action sports realm. RELATED: Far Out Wins Film of the Year at the Powder Awards According to Forbes, the media group acquired 14 adventure sports and media brands from TEN: Publishing’s Adventure Sports Network (ASN). All in all,
Hard Days // Creating Trans-Cascadia It’s impossible to not be completely worked after a day at Trans-Cascadia. And that’s not just the racers; volunteers, officials, timers, chefs, media—everyone puts in an equal effort. The final week is the culmination of years worth of work, too. Each race is proceeded by work weekends, months of scouting and many conversations with land managers and local community members. For the individuals behind Trans-Cascadia, putting on an epic, blind, trans-style