Ranchstyle 2012: Slopestyle Finals

May 7, 2012
by Nic Genovese  
 
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2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
The third North American stop on the FMB World Tour is all wrapped up. No major injuries and an action packed day of Slopestyle mountain biking, couldn't really ask for much more.

2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
All the riders posed for a photo in support of a fellow rider Evan Guthrie.

2012 Ranchstyle Pro FMB Slopestyle Finals event
Paul Genovese and Brett Rheeder waiting for the wind to die down.

2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
2012 Ranchstyle Pro FMB Slopestyle Finals event
Up and comer Matt Dennis flipping the step down.

Photo By Nic Genovese
Paul Bas had the flu during practice, but held it together and rode some solid runs in finals.

Paul Genovese was having a solid first run up top, but got wind blown on the 30-footer and took a big crash that put him out for the rest of the competition.

2012 Ranchstyle Pro FMB Slopestyle Finals event
Justin Wyper was throwing some big tricks all day but ended up crashing on both of his runs.

2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
Justin Wyper and Anthony Messere both tried front flipping a flat drop, both attempts were super close, but neither were successful.

2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
Photo By Nic Genovese
The Morpheus Factory Team was killing it all weekend.

2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
Trek C3 rider Brett Rheeder snagged 5th spot.

2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
Morpheus rider Mitch Chubey had a smooth run and finished 4th.

2012 Ranchstyle Pro FMB Slopestyle Finals event
Morpheus rider Casey Groves was killing it all day and finished 3rd.

2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
Mike Montgomery's 2nd place run was full of bangers including a huge double whip mid course.

2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
Anthony Messere's first run was perfect, throwing huge tricks on every feature. Congrats on the win!

2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
Photo by Nic Genovese
2012 Pro FMB Ranchstyle Finals Grand Junction Colorado
Anthony Messere Mike Montgomery Casey Groves Mitch Chubey Brett Rheeder and Justin Wyper

And thats a wrap!

Top 5 Results:

1 - Anthony Messere
2 - Mike Montgomery
3 - Casey Groves
4 - Mitch Chubey
5 - Brett Rheeder

Photos by Mike Zinger and Nic Genovese
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26 Comments

  • + 9
 how annoying is that announcer ^
  • + 6
 Hes no brett tippie!
  • - 5
 I thought he was pretty funny....
  • - 4
 Nick is a funny guy. Check out PlusSizeBMX.com for more
  • + 3
 Hahahahaha, and he's somebody's son!!!!
  • + 1
 What about the rest of the results?
  • + 0
 I think this years FMB tour is going to be a battle between Semenuk & Messere
  • + 1
 Brett Rheeder killed the no foot can!!
  • + 2
 where's tingren at?
  • + 1
 Man, really hope theres another vid of the event, cause this one...
  • + 1
 Full results would be nice, I have no clue where I placed!
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  • + 7
 Glad Paul is ok. My memory is just starting to come back but I still dont remember crashing or going to the hospital
  • + 7
 Glad your ok too dawg, your crash was brutal haha
  • + 2
 I honestly have no idea what happened haha. You all good?
  • + 8
 Visser. Look at your arm. I wrote what happen there! Haha. Glad you're all good.
  • + 4
 Hahaha I vaguely remember that, but i guess the doctors must have erased it
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  • + 2
 Nice job G.J gang. Props on another great event.
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  • + 1
 Something tells me we're going to be seeing Messere on a lot of podiums this year. New blood coming up, look out.
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  • + 2
 sweet, Everyone just killing it!
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  • + 1
 nice! looks like it was a good event!
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  • + 1
 looks like a sick event
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