Rider & photographer Andrey Yenin reports on his travels to an incredible country for mountainboarding…
A bunch of mountainboard freeride fiends got together for a scary day of shredding leaves, murdering mud, and bonking evil pumpkins…
ATB Junkies’ head honcho Mark Hartopp brings us a report (with some magical pics from his snapbox) to relay the events of the 5th Mountainboard film festival…
The weekend of Saturday 5th & sunday 6th October saw a whole load of wheelieboard riders & fans descend upon Gloucester & Cheltenham for the final big event of the year…
On the first weekend of September, Mountainboarders from all over the world took over a small part of Serbia for the first World Boardercross Championship.. ever. Riders from 19 countries have entered to compete. The Serbian locals Banovic Slobdan and Predrag Marcivic sculpted and carved a boardercross track which caught out the most experienced racers; the track had more corners
That’s it. It’s all over for another year. Round 7 at Llangollen was the final round of the UK Series 2013 and the end to a crazy-busy summer of comps going off all over the place. Dale tells us what went down. I’d been looking forward to Round 7 Downhill for a long time and finally the day came, after
A famous comedian once said to get somewhere in Scotland, you have to go uphill; to get back, you have to go uphill again. Luckily for ATBA-UK’s Round 6 in Dunkeld, Scotland, this was proved very wrong as the riders hurtled down a fast and challenging track sculpted by locals Allan Gray and Dave McBean. I say hurtled, for some
Daf Price the man behind The Bitches Crew tell the tale of the last serving of Cream Teas and Jam for 2013 held right at the start of August at Hales Superbole The Weather this year so far has been awesome!! Not much Surf down in Pembrokeshire so mountainboarding has been the main focus for The Bitches Crew This year. We usually
The last BoarderX and Freestyle comp of the year, and the first time for an ATBA-UK comp at Bugs. Lots of new faces, and the return of some old faces. Let’s find out what some of them thought about Round 5 of the UK Series ’13. So, round 5 just went down at Bugs… This has been my first year
The first weekend of August is an exciting time for many, but for a select few it was extra special: it was the return of Andy Potter’s demo ramp, Big Blue, to Camp Bestival. Situated in a the grounds of Lulworth Castle, the crowds of the festival were stunned, shocked and awed by the riding of the UK’s top Mountainboarders.
The Force is strong with this one! Rhys Crilley gets back on board and reports from the most Star Wars-ey event this year… Bugs Boarding is awesome. It’s probably the biggest mountainboard centre in the world with features for every standard of rider, from the most seasoned pro to the first time beginner. This is obvs a great thing, especially
Despite the weather being “Scorchio”; Ironsides Mountain Board Centre, Hereford, was packed full of riders from across the country.. and one from Spain! For some of the old timers it was a return to a centre they know and love, for others it was a new and exciting adventure. Either way it was a weekend packed full of action, some
Over 35 riders descended on Badbury Clumps near Swindon in Oxfordshire on Sunday 16th June to take part in the ATBA-UK’s second Downhill comp of the year. For some of them it was a return to a track they knew and loved from years ago, for some it was a new track and a new type of riding. Let’s find
This fifth serving of the most convivial of events and for the first time in like ever riders could make a weekend of it in the jibtastic grounds of Knockhill MBC. Saturday was all about pro freestyle tips and taking the chance to get some new tricknidge on lock for Knockhill’s Away Day. Matt Brind had an exam clash and
What? Round 2 of the UK Series 13. Where? Hales Superbole. Who? Three riders who raced, jumped, and partied their way through the weekend. Why? Because they saw it, did it, and smelt it. So the weekend began like most others for me, finish college, go home, eat, shower, go to work, get my traditional after work cheesy chips
Dylan Warren brings us a report from the first round of 2013′s Australian National Championships held on 31st March… John Morton, Australian Mountainboard O.G has an amazing piece of land in south Gippsland, Victoria. He first bought his property in Loch about 10+ years ago, Since that day he has slowly building and working on what is today’s only Mountainboard
Round 1 of the UK Series 13, was the first comp of the year (that’s why they called it Round 1), was the first ever woodland downhill comp, and coincided with the best weather of the year so far. Let’s find out what everyone thought about it… Dale’s First Comp “It was fair to say I’ve never been more excited
James Wanklyn tells us all about Ironside’s Foam Pit Launch and Opening Party with pictures from Andy Rolfe, Zeemon Erhardt and Ollie Lewis: Winter has finally drawn to a close, and that means the opening of Ironside’s M.B.C for the year, and the grand unveiling of the Foamula One pit. The week before was spent in snow, building kickers
Round One of the UK Downhill Series is on Saturday 6th April and will be the first of some damn exciting events from the ATBA-UK this year. Breaking from the norm & screaming like a crazy goat, this first round features a super tasty freeride-style course through awesome woodland in Queen Elizabeth Country Park in Hampshire… Prep for the course
I used to do a lot of exploring, along with other Explorers, but it’s been a few years since I properly went looking for somewhere new to ride. So, with a few days off, and the weather on my side, I decided to go up to Cheshire, then into Wales and onto Shropshire to ride a few places I’d never
A freeride photo diary! The Rem crew & friends needed an early-January freeride fix. Lo, they headed to Tring Park for a full day’s shredical radness… With the recent shitty weather we needed a spot that would still be running and ‘Wiggy’ had it in droves, with long descents through mixed woodland, slidey muddy paths, mega leaf drifts, stump jumps and so
The Ironside family doesn’t need much of a reason to throw a good party, however on the last weekend of October they had three very good ones; Halloween and both Lynne Robinson and Rachel La Roche’s 21st Birthdays. With the traditional season closing game of P.I.G the scene was set for another orange party weekend.
On 29th September ’12, a surprisingly sunny saturday, the first ever Game of XBP was held at Ride the Hill in Surrey. This was the debut for a new format of competition which, although massively popular in other sports (PIG, SKATE etc) and commonly used when messing around with your friends, had never really been used in a full competition format.
After delays due to bad weather, and with more looming on the horizon, Round 4 went down at Haredown in one day. Let’s find out what happened… Who are you and which comp did you host? We’re Karen and Les, and we held round four (originally round three but the weather caused chaos again!) at Haredown.
Defiant end of the session, lots of new faces to ride even more jibnidge but the same civilised break for afternoon tea. ‘It simply wouldn’t be have been Knockhill MBC to have done anything else’ Once again the whole centre was divided into 4 zones. Riders then sessioned each zone for about 45 minutes-ish or till everyone had enough (whichever came first). Papers