Everyone got excited when Greg Watts pulled a double backflip at the Braun 26Trix Event in Leogang, Austria. It’s been done on an MTB before, but never properly landed in competition. But the really big news was that Greg and dirt were news.
For years, jumping was a British/Commonwealth thing; the US industry wouldn’t touch air for fear of litigation. Extreme videos kicked off mostly in Australia before moving to Canada and getting some heavy investment with the likes of New World Disorder and The Collective….
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