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VIDEO: Ride BC’s “The Thing” with MTB Hooligan Yoann Barelli

In a world full of professional athletes who take themselves very, very seriously, Yoann Barelli is a breath of fresh air. He's an undeniably talented rider, but he's not afraid to make fun of himself, and seems to revel in eating dirt on camera.

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This latest entry in his INTO THE GNAR series covers "The Thing" a double-black trail featuring some of the best rock work we've seen on a mountain bike trail. Built by Ken Melamed, former official mayor of Whistler, unofficial mayor of the region's MTB scene, and father of Jesse Melamed, "The Thing" is rowdy enough to put Barelli on his ass, and that's saying something.

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Must Watch: Nico Vink Rides Through Fire
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Must Watch: Nico Vink Rides Through Fire

Must Watch: Nico Vink Rides Through Fire

A decade ago, Ryan Gibb released , a masterpiece of a mountain biking film. A sequel never materialized, and he spent the next few years working on commercial projects. Then, in late 2018 Gibb made a return to the MTB world, traveling to New Mexico's Philmont Scout Ranch for an ambitious shoot featuring Nico Vink, produced and supported by Teton Gravity Research. The shoot was almost ruined by an unseasonable snow storm, but Gibb and the team persevered, ultimately producing one of the

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Cam McCaul Turns Mt. Bachelor’s Baddest Trail Into A Music Video
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Cam McCaul Turns Mt. Bachelor’s Baddest Trail Into A Music Video

Cam McCaul Turns Mt. Bachelor’s Baddest Trail Into A Music Video

Every bike park has that one trail – the one everyone talks about, whether out of excitement or straight up fear. At Whistler, it’s the trails like Dirt Merchant. At Mt. Bachelor, it’s the Rattlesnake trail, a rooty, rocky, and super techy downhill. For local (and international) legend Cam McCaul, it counts as one of his favorite tracks to test his skills. RELATED: Catch More Cam McCaul in TGR's Accomplice In all honesty, the trail looks sick, but we have to give Cam some serious props for

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POV: Kootenay Freeride with Thomas Vanderham and Veronique Sandler
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POV: Kootenay Freeride with Thomas Vanderham and Veronique Sandler

POV: Kootenay Freeride with Thomas Vanderham and Veronique Sandler

Antoine Basin in the Kootenay mountains was first sought out for its plethora of valuable minerals: silver, lead, and zinc. The treasures hidden away in these vast and rugged mountains drew miners from all over, hoping to take away a piece of its riches. But as with most mining communities, there was a boom and bust, and Antoine Basin once again became another unassuming valley in the British Columbian backcountry. RELATED: Learn more about Veronique Sandler in here Accomplice athlete