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Cam Zink Lands 100-Foot Backflip at Mammoth

While most of the mountain bike world was throwing whips over screaming crowds at Crankworx Whistler, Cam Zink was hiding out at Mammoth, where the ski area that's hosted the legendary Kamikaze Downhill race was looking to play host to another kind of insanity: a Guinness World Record attempt for the biggest backflip on a bike. And last night at 6:30 PM Pacific time, Cam dropped in, tailed by an assistant to make sure he was clocking 45 mph at the bottom of the in-run, and lofted an enormous, unhurried backflip over a giant cheese wedge made out of fine Sierra dirt, touching down over 100 feet later with a new world record under his belt and a seriously relieved wife and kids.

It's been a big season for big flips this summer, as young gun Tom Van Steenbergen landed his own, possibly world record-breaking, front flip while on a film shoot with TGR and Anthill for our upcoming bike film, Unreal.

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This Video Captures What it Feels Like to Ride Your Mountain Bike
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This Video Captures What it Feels Like to Ride Your Mountain Bike

This Video Captures What it Feels Like to Ride Your Mountain Bike

This beautiful little edit by Jimmy Svensson captures that indescribable feeling of riding bikes. Sit back and relax as Jon Bokrantz flows through forested singletrack to a nice peaceful soundtrack.  "Bikes allow you to push aside your concerns and enjoy the present," Svensson says on his Vimeo page. "By capturing these moments in time, we simply portray what all fellow mountain bikers are most passionate about: riding bikes."

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Action Sports Star Talks About Battling With Night Terrors
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Action Sports Star Talks About Battling With Night Terrors

Action Sports Star Talks About Battling With Night Terrors

Travis Pastrana is the fearless leader of the show , which features him and his friends traveling around the world riding dirtbikes, base jumping, and generally just doing crazy shit. Pastrana is also a motorsports legend. He has won tons of championships and X Games gold medals, and in 2006 he was the first person to land a double backflip on a motorcycle.  In this interview, Pastrana talks about how his life as an action sports athlete may be related to the frequent night terrors he

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The MTB Talent Out of British Columbia Knows No Bounds
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The MTB Talent Out of British Columbia Knows No Bounds

The MTB Talent Out of British Columbia Knows No Bounds

It seems like every week comes with a sick new mountain bike edit from somewhere deep within British Columbia, and this week is no different. Kelowna based young gun Tristan Keegan just dropped a new edit showcasing his playfully loose style on both his DH and trail bikes, and it does not disappoint. Check out a few minutes of him getting rowdy in the Canadian woods.