26TRIX riders lineup is confirmed

Sep 4, 2008
by Tyler Maine  
Online registration for iXS Downhill Cup available

The Bikepark Leogang will host two international mountain bike competitions from September 19th to 21st. The 26TRIX dirt jump contest will unite 50 riders from 15 countries to battle for a prize money fund of 8.000 euros. And the last tour stop of the iXS European Downhill Cup 2008 will showcase pure racing action.Back in the beginning of June, the 26TRIX contest had to be postponed because of bad weather conditions. But the course, which had been improved in comparison to last year’s track, is still waiting to be shredded. The riders from all over the world can’t wait to jump the big sized doubles:

Alan Hepburn AUS
Darren Pokoj AUS
Andi Brewi AUT
Georgi Fechter AUT
Niki Leitner AUT
Kurtis Sorge CAN
Mischa Breitenstein CH
Pascal Breitenstein CH
Damjan Siriski CZE
Andreu Lacondeguy ESP
David Acedo Rodriguez ESP
Inigo Yanci ESP
Lluis Lacondeguy ESP
Anthony Tomassi FRA
Antoine Dubourgnon FRA
Christopher Hatton FRA
Pierre Edourd Ferry FRA
Rodolphe Legendre FRA
Yannick Granieri FRA
Amir Kabbani GER
Andi Wittmann GER
Benny Korthaus GER
Joscha Forstreuter GER
Matthias Schell GER
Mike Plümacher GER
Pierre Grawitter GER
Simon Kirchmann GER
Taulan Dernbach GER
Timo Pritzel GER
Andras Szabo HUN
Giacomo Bisi IT
Nicola Pescetto IT
Umberto Nattino IT
Mads Andre Haugen NOR
Trond Hansen NOR
Bartek Obukovicz POL
John Alm Högmann SWE
Linus Sjöholm SWE
Martin Söderström SWE
Nisse Ornjäger SWE
Grant Fielder UK
Lance McDermott UK
Ricky Crompton UK
Sam Pilgrim UK
Sam Reynolds UK
Alex Reveles USA
Andrew Taylor USA
Greg Watts USA
Ryan Howard USA
Tyler McCaul USA

The big comeback of the 26TRIX in September will be split up in a qualifying and a finals day: Qualifications on Friday 19th from 11:30 am and finals on Saturday 20th from 05:00 pm. Be prepared to watch fifty riders battling for their way into the finals. On Saturday, the best 15 dirt jumpers will show their sickest tricks to win the 26TRIX 2008. You have seen the list of riders, so be sure that the contest will be packed full of mad action. On top, the rider with the best skills and most props will be crowned with the Oakley Sick O Award.


But as said, not only the dirt jump maniacs will be served in Leogang during this weekend. The racers competing in the last tour stop of the iXS European Downhill Cup 2008 will face a course with a length of 2.3 kilometers and a vertical drop of 480 meters. Bikepark Leogang’s downhill track called “Speedster” is known as a technically very challenging one. But not only pro riders are meant to take part. Also amateurs are welcome to register on: http://www.ixsdownhillcup.com/.

The iXS European Downhill Cup seeding runs are scheduled for Saturday 20th from 02:00 pm on, the finals for Sunday 21st from 12:30 pm.

Don’t miss this unique contest set-up! Diversified and hardcore mountain bike action is guaranteed!

For further information about the Bikepark Leogang, the events for 2008 and the variety of tracks available, please visit: www.bikepark-leogang.com

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40 Comments

  • 0 0
 this is crazy, why isn't Cam on there, he's way better than most of those other Aptos guys. I'd say that Greg Watts has more big tricks, but Cam definitely has a bigger bag o' tricks than his bro, or Ryan Howard.
  • 2 1
 little help here, may sound dumb but i'm new, is cam's real name tyler or does he have a brother?
  • 0 0
 tyler is his little brother, but where is cam listed up? anyway big line up
  • 2 0
 Where's Paul Basagotia? o_O
  • 3 0
 broke his collar bone
  • 2 0
 u.k's got a good line up=]
  • 2 0
 yerrr pilgrim will kick ass...as usual!
  • 1 0
 yeah 1 canadian rider, what is this? wheres claw and boyko.

at least kurts good
  • 1 0
 Bartek ObukoWicz must be , not V Razz
  • 1 0
 Whatch Sam pilgrim the mofo is sick
  • 1 0
 Why isn't there any canadian riders listed?
  • 1 0
 Kurtis Sorge = The only Canadian
  • 0 0
 semenuk should be there you would think. alogn with alot of other realy young canadians.and maybe some of the older ones liek boyko and claw but i think some of the young canadians could throw down some sick shit.
  • 0 0
 i have ridin those jumps like 2½ month ago. they er so huge so expect amazing tricksWink
  • 2 0
 wheres Brandon Semenuk
  • 1 1
 yeah four good spanish riders
  • 2 6
flag kolya (Sep 4, 2008 at 4:51) (Below Threshold)
 SPAIN PWNES!!!
  • 5 4
 england pwnes sam pillgrim and lance will fuking destroy lacondeguy
  • 4 2
 pfft... Tyler McCaul but no Cam? WTF.
  • 3 0
 no alex pro wtf !
  • 3 0
 Alex Reveles USA Andrew Taylor USA Greg Watts USA Ryan Howard USA Tyler McCaul USA yeah, aptos represent
  • 2 1
 alex smokes too much... hes throwing his biking career away
  • 0 0
 AT`s from Santa Rosa.......
  • 0 0
 its good see that they have picked some smaller riders in the line-up
  • 0 0
 good to see some aussies in the mix
  • 1 1
 alan hepburn is gunna fuckin drop bombs on these snitches
  • 0 1
 Trond Hansen from norway! whoopwhoop!

but I'll put my money on Martin Söderström, he kicks ASS!
  • 0 0
 it's going to be close! should be a good contest to watch!
  • 2 2
 not too many Canadians...
  • 5 2
 ohhhh , its soooo saaaaad
  • 0 0
 andi brewi and georgi fechter kick ass!
  • 0 0
 i want to go lol we need more canadians lol
  • 0 0
 Andras Szabo HUN --- gooo brooo gooBig Grin hehe
  • 0 0
 cam, jamie, the claw, and semunuk wont be as good without them
  • 0 0
 sweet didnt notice but martin soderstrom os in there to cooool
  • 0 0
 and then I?
Luis Alcantara Portugal
  • 0 0
 where's McCaul?
  • 0 0
 cmon martin win this !
  • 0 0
 hajrá!
  • 0 0
 loool

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