For pro rider Eric Jackson, finding alignment in life incorporates a whole lot more than just riding his snowboard. For him, it includes everything from fly fishing to spending time with friends just taking in the glory of the mountains. E-Jack’s new film Alignment explores epic mountains and rivers with him, John Jackson, and Curtis Ciszek, showing the parallels between the tranquility of the river and the raw intensity of riding huge backcountry lines.
As one of the more obscure races out there, RedBull Hardline certainly turns some heads. With absolutely enormous jumps and gaps, as well as rock gardens that seem to be cut straight out of hell, the track is among the gnarliest in the world. After a bit of a bummer of a season, Gee Atherton showed up strong and blew away the field on race day in his backyard. Halfway down his race run, and right before the biggest road gap on the track, Atherton clipped a rock at speed, losing both pedals,
It's no wonder that Adolf Silva walked away with the best trick from this year's Audi Nines MTB competition, his Cali Roll blew everyone away. RELATED: Is Audi Nines Europe's Answer to RedBull Rampage? Silva was relentless in his pursuit to land the trick on a big bike and he took more than his fair share of diggers. After attempting the trick for about the 300th time, Silva gave one last go and landed it. To say he was stoked was an understatement.
The leaves are changing, the light has that autumn glow, and there’s already frost on the windshield in the morning—we’d hate to admit it, but summer is officially on its way out. But don’t let the temperature change fool you, mountain biking season is far from over. As Veronique Sandler and Joel Anderson show us, there’s still plenty of riding to be had. Watch as the two get playful at the Morgins bike park and shred everything in sight.