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Pietermaritzburg Supercross Promo.

April 2nd, 2011


With the racing going down next weekend in South Africa, the guys over at Freecaster.tv have the promo out and are ready to start the season off right.

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Racing Mix Tape.

March 28th, 2011


Highlight reel of a bunch of random races pulled from a ton of random sources seen on youtube.

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Maris Strombergs Goes to School.

March 3rd, 2011


Maris recently went to one of his local elementary schools to hang out and talk to the kids. Read the full report on espn.com/action.

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Does Twitter Matter Just as Much as Sticker Placement?

March 3rd, 2011

dR is one of the few BMX racers who rely more on outside sponsors than one particular brand.

“You’ve got to figure,” Mesenbrink said, “if that brand can get its message across to 15,000 fans, they could easily sell 20 times in product what they’re paying in incentives. It makes sense for these companies to do that — there’s not much risk when you’re only talking a couple thousand dollars.”

There is an interesting article over on espn.com/action talking about social media, and how a lot of athletes are getting deals and bonus’ based on how many followers they have on twitter and fans they have on facebook. It’s kind of crazy to think that this is what brands are looking for, but it’s 2011 and ‘web 2.0’ has taken over.

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Questions with Free Agent / Rockstar TM Dale Holmes.

March 2nd, 2011

Dale Holmes is one Europe’s of first BMX heros. With the resume to back him up, it goes without saying that he kicked ass in the 90’s and was one of the more big time pros in his era. For the last handful of years he has played Team Manager over at Free Agent as has one of the dream teams in BMX. With Maris Strombergs, Cristian Becerine and Kyle Bennett rostered as the Free Agent pro’s, they do work. Throw in amateur Juan Marin as their AM you’ve got a dialed program. I caught up with Dale while down in Florida at the Gator Nationals to ask him a few questions in regards to FA/RS as well as his new gig of co-hosting the ABA’s new TV show with Craig Reynolds. Check out the interview and some more photos after clicking “Read More” below.
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Strombergs x Sun Ringlé.

February 24th, 2011


Signature Maris Strombergs rims spotted on Facebook. No word yet as to when they will be available or a MSRP.

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Latvia Picking Up Where the NationsTour Left Off?

February 22nd, 2011


Most BMXer’s probably had no clue what/where Latvia is before Strombergs came out an won the Olympics in 2008. Since then they have built up the BMX program in there country, and are planning to host an international series within their small European country. I contacted the organizers for more infomation as to what the event payout might be but have yet to hear back. More info can be found on BMXGrandPrix.com

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Olympic Qualifying Explained.

January 28th, 2011


Mike Carruth over at BMXNews.com has an awesome post up explaining in details how team USA will be selected. It turns out, they don’t start counting numbers until August of this year and the final team will not be determined until June 2012. Check out the story here.

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Latvia Steppin Their Game UP

January 25th, 2011


This is a 3d rendering of their new BMX track. Think they might be using the momentum Maris has made to bring themselves tot he top of the BMX world? There is no set date as to when it will be complete, but the ground broke in November, 2010.

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Alise Post update.

December 31st, 2010

To follow up the Maris Strombergs update, I spoke with Alise Post about her injury and the year to come, check it out here.

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