The FMB World Tour 2012 was a huge success with the largest event calendar ever: a total of 34 events spread out across 13 Nations. The Freeride Mountain Bike Association (FMBA) is looking forward to continue this success in 2013 and opens the event applications for the fourth FMB World Tour season today. All freeride mountain bike events around the globe can apply to be part of this rapidly progressing sport and profit from the unique benefits of the FMB World Tour.
The FMBA is already working hard on taking the 2012 momentum into 2013 to make the tour even bigger and better. The disciplines of Dirt Jump, Big Air, Slopestyle and Big Mountain have shown great progression and with the FMB World Tour as their backbone we aim to keep the drive going forward by increasing the number and standard of events.
If you wish to enter an application for the 2013 calendar, please visit the FMB World Tour website. Event applications for Diamond, Gold and Silver events should be submitted by November 30th 2012. Bronze event applications can be submitted up to 3 months prior to the scheduled event date. So don’t delay in making your event part of the FMB World Tour – join us and become a part of this rapidly developing sport.
FMB World Tour events are categorized into 4 level categories: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Diamond. Using a finely tuned points system the FMBA categorize events based on their individual qualities and potential. You can review the FMBA event guidelines and FMB World Tour rulebook on the official FMB World Tour website.
The FMBA is always looking for new and exciting locations across the globe to expand the FMB World Tour. Becoming a part of the world circuit offers several benefits for the event organizers, corporate partners and local riders. Event host benefits include
• Becoming a relevant part of the only freeride mountain bike competition circuit
• Integration in the official FMB World Tour calendar, creating international significance of the event
• Extensive integration of the event in FMB World Tour communication
• Promotion of event through FMB World Tour media channels
• Access to highly educated event judges
• Access to the best freeride mountain bike athletes in the world
• A gateway to a global audience of hundreds of thousands of mountain bike fans
The FMBA looks forward to receiving your application and welcoming you on board, what will be a momentous 2013 season!About the FMBA
The Freeride Mountain Bike Association (FMBA) is a non-profit organization that follows the goal of guiding the mountain bike freeride sport into a more professional direction and firmly establishing it in the world of sports. To achieve this goal, the FMBA promotes high standards of judging, course design and safety and implements them in all events of the FMB World Tour. Athletes and event organizers are provided with a tangible world ranking system and reliable guidelines forming an organized and structured framework for a free and creative sport. About the FMB World Tour
The Freeride Mountain Bike World Tour integrates contests of the highest level from all over the globe into one overarching competition for the title of FMB World Tour Champion. All athletes with a membership of the FMBA have the opportunity to become the next FMB World Tour Champion. FMB World Tour events envelop the many facets of the freeride sport including: big mountain, slopestyle and dirt jump.