Podcast: Brage Vestavik Talks X Games Real MTB With Olly Wilkins & Clay Harper

Apr 28, 2021 at 0:30
by The HKT Podcast  
X Games RealMTB silver medalist/fan favourite Brage Vestavik and RealMTB organiser Clay Harper join Olly Wilkins and Davi for this episode of The Lockdown Companion. During this episode the guys talk about Brage's RealMTB edit and some of the lesser known aspects of his submission, did you know the entire part was filmed less than 2km from Brage's house? They also chat about the RealMTB format, the judging process, how long the event has been in the planning stage, the future of the event and lots more...

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21 Comments

  • 20 0
 That was sick to learn the back story to this. Brage is the shit....my new MTB hero....hands down.
  • 13 0
 Bruh that Norwegian death gap . . . Certified bonkers. His bike compresses so fucking hard on the landing and he straight up bounces from the rebound of it, then rides into swampy creek. I knew of him before this from watching the Hardline races but I never watched any of he is personal edits until this. Guy is a maniac in the best possible way. RIP Jordie Lunn and him could've made the most gnarly shredits together. Rough AF 4 feat. The Biking Viking
  • 13 0
 Honestly he may be getting as much or more publicity for not winning, at this point.
  • 9 1
 I voted for Brage (as would any right minded mtb enthusiast) but honestly I can see how judges would chose Semenuk. My impression from FMB events is that riders like Rogatkin will put down tricks that no one else on the course will, but riders like Brett Rheeder will still take the trophy because of their technical excellence. As a viewer my reaction then was basically the same as it is now: I go for the gnarliest trick, not the cleanest. The judges don't feel that way.
  • 7 0
 Thanks for the share PB!
  • 1 0
 keep it up Davi . I'll click play on all platforms. cheers
  • 4 0
 Next article
Breakdown: Brage’s X-Games Breakfast Recap featuring Hashbrowns and Eggs
  • 5 0
 Good pod.
  • 3 0
 he is right, "Her" is a great movie!
  • 2 1
 yeah,yeah...the true winner of the contest.
  • 7 7
 ...Got robbed...
  • 7 9
 Got
Robbed for what ? He s got 2nd like
Wtf ?
  • 8 3
 @barbarosza: yea well he deserved
To win
  • 7 2
 @bostonbiker202: That's debatable, but second to Semenuk is a massive achievement for anybody. I see why Semenuk won, and to say otherwise is silly when you really break down what he was doing. From a cinematic view, it's on its own level. Brages video definitely got my more stoked, and was a more "memorable" video for sure. It could have fairly gone to either of them, but I'm stoked that he got the peoples choice. It's almost worth more anyways...
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