Essentially the most stacked bowl session of the century (with 30 of the best bowl riders in the world), and everyone has just an hour to figure shit out.
Today was the first time most of riders in the 2015 Van Doren Invitational got a chance to drop into the course. It was interesting watching 30-plus of the greatest bowl riders in the world get a feel for the course, find lines, and loosen up. Needless to say it didn't take long for people to start boosting and let some tricks fly. While you sit tight for our first practice video to drop later today, here are a bunch of peak moments to hold you over.
The boys in Rochester did it again. Kink stepped their game up and created the Astro Spline and Bolt drive 4130 Chromoly Steel sprocket! The Astro sprocket is super thin
Mike Varga checks in from Woodward Camp in Pennsylvania and drops a few helpful pointers to get your 360 Downside Whips dialed in.
Vans and Cult hosted the annual Vans BMX AM contest at the Vans park in Orange, California this past Saturday. First places finishers in each class won a Cult complete along with lots of other cool stuff from Vans and Cult. The level of riding and amount of consistency throughout the day was insane—there’s such a wealth of talented locals riders in the OC/LA area.
From the streets of New Jersey, Chicago, and LA, to trails in Austin and SoCal, and some parks in between, here's 30 unseen photos I've shot over the last few months of the likes of Clint Reynolds, Kevin Peraza, Anthony Napolitan, Ryan Jordan, Larry Edgar, John Yoh, and more...
Time IS relative... The more I've thought about this theory, the more real those three words have become. In a sense we, as people, have created the very thing that rules us. Time. We base just about everything on numbers that correspond with a scale that we've set. Our age, and how we plan out our coming years, days or even minutes is based on this. A mere number ends up influencing what we do, and how we think…
All around good dude and rad dad, Gary Young, talks about life, his own riding, and what makes the Van Doren Invitational the great event that it is. Check out Gary and 30+ of the best bowl riders in the world in Huntington Beach, California on July 31st and August 2nd. If you can't make it in person, we'll have exclusive coverage of right here for ya.