Filip Svanberg in Alicante, Spain 2015

This edit of Filip Svanberg is going to make you want to get on the first flight to Spain. All the spots he rides look so perfect. This Alicante track pops up a lot here on Next Level. It’s one of those tracks that’s built to make you a better rider. If you can handle that track, you can handle anything. Also there’s a skatepark clip of Filip doing a nose bonk on a volcano riding a Carbon GT frame.

“Alicante, Spain is where you have the best conditions to train outdoors in europe during the winter, the sun is shining, good BMX tracks, much trails. You will never be disappointed here!
This is a video from my eight weeks long training camp here in Alicante.”

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2015 Super Nationals – Saturday – Elite Women Main Event

Amanda Carr gets a solid start then completely misses the backside of the double after turn two. Then she leaves the door wide open for Kristen Bob in turn 2 to take over the race. Kelsey Van Ogle catches up, takes the outside line through the last turn, and makes the pass for the win!

1 KELSEY VAN OGLE, FACTORY STAATS/CIARI, AUBURN, WA
2 KRISTEN BOB, ALL-STAR RACING/ROCKET FIZZ, PLANO, TX
3 SHELBY STACY, DAN’S COMP-TANGENT-BOX, BAKERSFIELD, CA
4 CARLIE FERREE, QUARTZ HILL, CA
5 TEAGAN OKEEFFE, DURBAN
6 AMANDA CARR, J&R BICYCLES & REDLINE, PUNTA GORDA, FL
7 SHEALEN RENO, HYPER BICYCLES, PLANO, TX
8 DANI GEORGE, CHASE/ DHR, PALMDALE, CA

Thanks again to Danny D for filming and posting!

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2015 Super Nationals – Saturday – Elite Men Main Event

What a race! Joris Daudet makes it to the top of the podium and Anthony Dean puts together a great lap after getting caught up in the first turn. Keep your eyes on him as he makes two passes to move from 4th to 2nd.

1 JORIS DAUDET, CHASE BMX, CHULA VISTA, CA
2 ANTHONY DEAN, CHASE/DHR, CHULA VISTA, CA
3 MALIEK BYNDLOSS, CAPE CORAL, FL
4 KENNETH GUSTAFSON, DOUBLECROSS BIKES, PONCA CITY, OK
5 DAVID HERMAN, WHEAT RIDGE, CO
6 LAIN VAN OGLE, FACTORY STAATS/CIARI, AUBURN, WA
8 SAM WILLOUGHBY, REDLINE, CHULA VISTA, CA
8 NIC LONG, LAKESIDE, CA

Props to Danny D for posting the video!

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2015 USA BMX Carolina Pre Race – SuperX Men Open

43 Ams signed up to give the SX hill a try last weekend at Rock Hill. The open class was open to anyone 15 and over who thought they could make it down the hill. I thought they’d be hitting the entire pro track, but after turn 1 they cut back over to the Am side. 43 riders signed up to give it a shot and Alec Bob came out on top of the podium.

Also, shout out to whoever was in charge of filming the hill. Way to blow it!

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Shanaze Reade Clinic at Lucan BMX

Shanaze Reade has got it right by saying “Coaching is about putting back into the sport.” She coached a clinic of up and coming Irish riders who are beginning to compete in the British BMX series. Shout out to Lar for posting the video and keeping the rest of the world up to date with the Irish BMX scene and Corinne Walder for putting the video together.

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Top 10 SX Moments of All Time – 6 – Randaberg Supercross in 2012

Excuse my lack of posting during spring break and SXSW here in Austin. Here’s a throwback to one of the best supercross races ever with a photo finish between Connor Fields and Sam Willoughby. The race came down to just .0002 second! Also keep your eyes open for all of the crashes in this one. They’re everywhere!

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