Photo Epic: Black Sage Fest 2019

Sep 7, 2019
by Trevor Lyden  
Jaxon won the coveted Best Whip award. He without a doubt boosted the highest of anyone today.
Photo Epic
High Desert Heroics
Black Sage Fest

Words & Photography by Trevor Lyden
Jaxon won the coveted Best Whip award. He without a doubt boosted the highest of anyone today.

Blue skies, brown dirt and Black Sage. The third year of Black Sage Fest was the biggest and best by far. With riders coming from all over the world there was no shortage of talent and ambition. The athletes put on an incredible show and the crowd was having a blast. Ice cold 10 Barrel Beer flowed like water to keep the fans cool in the hot summer sun. The riders threw down some incredible tricks and in typical fashion joined each other for a few mega trains. The Best Trick award went to Paul Genovese for an insane superman seatgrab flip. The best whip was awarded to young gun Jaxon Riddle. On the moto side of things, Tyler Bereman and Tarah Gieger returned and were joined by Jimmy Hill. With Proving Grounds following tomorrow we will be seeing a lot more action out here in Central Oregon.

Bas.
Bas.

Event organizer Carson Storch on the van drop.
Event organizer Carson Storch on the van drop.

TVS flipping for the crowd.
TVS flipping for the crowd.

William Robert came over from France to compete in Proving Grounds and joined in on the Black Sage fun.
William Robert came over from France to compete in Proving Grounds and joined in on the Black Sage fun.

Christian Rigal airing over Kirt Voreis.
Christian Rigal airing over Kirt Voreis.

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Big jumps big trucks.

How America does shuttles.
How America does shuttles.
Party shuttles
Party shuttles!

Pressing hard into the berm to get speed.
Pressing hard into the berm to get speed.

R-Dog and Bas.
R-Dog and Bas.

Plenty of trains throughout the day.
Plenty of trains throughout the day.

Local boys and roommates Carson and Matt.
Local boys and roommates Carson and Matt.

Jimmy Hill made his way out to join the party.
Jimmy Hill made his way out to join the party.

Tarah Gieger talking with fellow rider and husband Dusty Wygle.
Tarah Gieger talking with fellow rider and husband Dusty Wygle.
Bereman.
Bereman.

Choo Choo
Choo Choo!

You re number one in our book Tarah.
You're number one in our book Tarah.

Carson and Casey on the big final feature.
Carson and Casey on the big final feature.

FMX legend Tyler Bereman.
FMX legend Tyler Bereman.

Lots of lines.
Lots of lines.

Full 90.
Full 90.

Dustin Gilding.
Dustin Gilding.

Cam Zink.
Cam Zink.

Ethan Nell killing time and slaying berms.
Ethan Nell killing time and slaying berms.

Casey Brown whipping one up.
Casey Brown whipping one up.

Carson and Jaxon.
Carson and Jaxon.

Handmade prizes by local ski and snowboard manufacturer Snoplanks.
Handmade prizes by local ski and snowboard manufacturer Snoplanks.

Tyler flying above the crowd.
Tyler flying above the crowd.

Spanish rider Bienvenido Aguado.
Spanish rider Bienvenido Aguado.

Pit Viper brought the good time van.
Pit Viper brought the good time van.

Young gun Jaxon Riddle.
Whip winner Jaxon.
Whip winner Jaxon.

Antoine Bizet.
Antoine Bizet.

McCaul brothers.
McCaul brothers.

Stoked.
Stoked.

Host athlete and emcee KJ.
Host, athlete and emcee KJ.



Local fish tacos were a hot ticket item throughout the day.
Local fish tacos were a hot ticket item throughout the day.
Cold beers provided by 10 Barrel Brewing.
Cold beers provided by 10 Barrel Brewing.

BEER VAN.
BEER VAN.

Jordie Lunn with his signature 7. Unfortunately he took a pretty big slam on this attempt. Fingers crossed we see him tomorrow at Proving Grounds.
Jordie Lunn with his signature 7. Unfortunately, he took a pretty big slam on this attempt. Fingers crossed we see him tomorrow at Proving Grounds.

TVS.
TVS.

Best trick winner Paul Genovese.
Best trick winner Paul Genovese.

E-boy.
E-boy.

Bienvenido Aguado.
Bienvenido Aguado.

Bereman and Carson.
Bereman and Carson.

Cam McCaul.
Cam McCaul.

Reece Wallace and film legend John Reynolds.
Reece Wallace and film legend John Reynolds.

Tyler McCaul.
Tyler McCaul.



16 Comments

  • 12 2
 Everyone out there hitting it with downhill or MX bikes, and then you've got Kirt Voreis shredding just as hard on a 140mm 29er. I fuckin love that guy
  • 3 0
 Kirt is the coolest cat on two wheels!
  • 9 0
 If I was Ethan Nell, I'd definitely have that photo in my house somewhere. Very cool.
  • 20 14
 If I were Ethan Nell, I would be wearing a helmet while on anything, but especially a motorcycle.
  • 5 5
 @samdeatley: Rad picture, but especially post Chainsaw, helmet please.
  • 1 4
 Thanks Captain safety
  • 3 0
 Bas uses child labor to get his bike up the hill tup Thanks for letting me push up
  • 2 0
 We need an article on that shuttle rig..
  • 1 1
 If you have a free $10k in your bank account, DO NOT click this link - www.govplanet.com/jsp/s/search.ips?m=Stewart+%26+Stevenson
  • 2 0
 Is proving grounds comp here?
  • 2 0
 No... separate course for Proving Grounds, but it is nearby.
  • 1 0
 Yeah Jaxson! Always love watching people getting high.
  • 1 0
 ttere are nice compilations on yt
  • 1 0
 I believe it's spelled Jaxson, not Jaxon
  • 1 0
 RAD!
  • 1 4
 Biggest Whip of the day?? CASEY BROWN!!?? W-o-w

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