To follow up the Maris Strombergs update, I spoke with Alise Post about her injury and the year to come, check it out here.
Seen over on SE, Barry Nobles has signed on as one of their AA Pro riders for 2011, check out the full release here on SE’s blog.
If you don’t remember this brutal crash that Maris took at the Grands, familiarize yourself with it now. It left him with a shoulder and hand injury. I caught up with him for a blog post for espn.com/action, check it out here.
Sifiso Nhlapo picked up a new ride with Morewood Bikes. They are predominatly a everything else style of bike, but have added a BMXer to their lineup. Check out an interview with Skizo here on BMXMania.
Starring Steven Cisar. Chick thru the jump to see the whole thing.
I check out wired.com on a regular basis when I have down time at work… this article on performance is definitely worth taking a look at, check it out here, and judge by the excerpt below.
“In a study published this month in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, a team led by Greg Wells and Andrew Redington at the the University of Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, demonstrated that highly trained swimmers that used a blood pressure cuff to restrict blood flow to their arms a few minutes before maximum-effort time trials improved their performance in a 100-meter race by 0.7 seconds.”
He may have one of the worst haircuts in BMX, but Derek Betcher picks up his slack over at Haro. racerbmxonline posted this q and a with him regarding what he does around Haro, check it out.
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As seen over on BMXNews.com, the IPOT team has split up into two separate groups becoming the Intense Factory team and the Speed factory team. Check the full release and story on BMXNews here, or check the rosters out after the jump.
Check out the interview with Brandon Meadows over on Thoffonline.com. Brandon’s been MIA since around 2007 and Tony got some insight as to where he’s been.