News from June 2012

X Games Los Angeles 2012 – Day 3

Vicki Golden made it back-to-back X Games golds, as she dominated the competition in Women’s Moto X at the STAPLES Center. The first woman to qualify in an Arenacross race, Vicki nabbed the holeshot in both motos and never looked back. Finishing behind Vicki was the most decorated woman in Women’s Moto X History, Tarah [...]

2012 FIM World Motocross – Round 9 – Sweden – Qualifying

MX GP of Sweden! Current World Motocross Champion Tony Cairoli leads the points in MX1, and his Red Bull KTM teammate Jeffrey Herlings leads the point standings in the MX2 class. And both have won their Qualifying Heats today, for tomorrow’s Grand Pix MX1 Results 1. Tony Cairoli KTM 2. E Bobryshev HON 3. Clem. [...]

X Games Los Angeles 2012 – Day 2

In the Best Whip contest it was Jeremy ‘Twitch’ Stenberg who won the popularity contest with 39% of the fan votes. Jarryd McNeil wins the silver, just edging out Metal Mulisha member, Todd Potter. Best Whip Results Jeremy Stenberg – 32% Jarryd McNeil – 19% Todd Potter – 17% Edgar Torronteras – 14% Josh Hansen [...]

Twitch Ready for Best Whip at X Games Los Angeles 2012

Courtesy Monster Energy. We had a chance to catch up with Monster Energy’s Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg to talk about tonight’s Moto X Best Whip competition. After talking to him about Taka Higashino’s Moto X Freestyle win last night, party plans for the weekend, and his lack of facial hair, we realized that Twitch is still [...]

Lucas Oil’s Colton Haaker to Ride at 2012 X Games

Pro moto rider, Colton Haaker from Murietta California and riding for Lucas Oil Products and Rockstar Energy, has earned an invitation from X Games staff to compete in the Enduro X and Round 3 of the 2012 series AMA EnduroCross. Only its second event at X Games, Colton will be joining a field of racers [...]

X Games Los Angeles 2012 – Day 1

In the Moto X Freestyle Final, Taka Higashino took home the first Gold medal of X Games Los Angeles 2012 at the Staples Center on Thursday night. In the best of 2 runs, the Japanese native scored a 93.33 on his first run, which secured his first ever Gold Medal at X Games. After missing [...]

Nitro Circus 3D Movie Premiere – starring Travis Pastrana

World Premiere of Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus, The Movie, 3D, in Hollywood, California. It was held at the famous Graumans Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, in Hollywood CA, Wednesday June 27, 2012. And in typical Hollywood fashion, complete with the red carpet. Travis Pastrana has done a lot of things in his life. An AMA [...]

X Games Los Angeles 2012 – Opening Press Conference

X Games Los Angeles 2012 is officially underway with the opening Press Conference. Danny Chi, Directory of Public and Media Relations for ESPN’s X Games opened the press conference, and then introduced ESPN’s Vice President of X Games Events – Chris Stiepock. One of the items Chris talked about was ESPN’s global expansion plans for [...]

X Games Los Angeles 2012 set to take off this week!

It is the global ESPN phenomemom known as “X Games,” which starts this Thursday in Los Angeles! Below is the June 28 – July 1, 2012 competition schedule for X Games Los Angeles 2012. All event times listed are Pacific Standard Time (PT) and subject to change. All competitions take place in downtown Los Angeles, [...]

Roger Decoster Interview, covering 1971 thru 2001

Roger has helped popularize MX all over the world and especially in the USA. He’s won five world motocross championships, along with numerous other victories. He is racing personified. (Originally published December 2000) Roger is currently the US Suzuki Motocross Team Manager. He talks about the highs and lows of the past 30 years:1971 – [...]