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The Con’s Kriss Kyle

The Con produces some swaggerful shirts and beanies... Kriss Kyle produces amazing footage... So what you end up with is swaggerful clips where Kriss Kyle does a variety of things including a wallride to barrel roll... Essentially.

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Chick Flick Trailer (All-Female BMX DVD)

Chick Flick is well on its way and the trailer below is the final promo before release. The girls are really doing it up and showing it at the Kalamazoo Bicycle Film Festival. I really like watching the girls ride because they all have their own style and a sense of camaraderie.

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SE’s Kris Fox

I love this super BMX style. True racing style mixed with flow developed from trails and bowls. Kris is the type of guy I would put in the dictionary under "BMX rider". I'd put a photo of his last clip right there saying the kind of guy that pedals his ass off and launches over (way over) an 8-foot-tall fence. That's a BMX rider.

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Cult’s Let ‘Em Talk Full Length ONLINE!

There's nothing better than a great full length ending up online. Love when companies like Mutiny and Cult do this because you'll probably only see the DVD in bike stores, but the internet can send things anywhere. This may be the movie that some kid watches and begins riding... Click to watch.

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Brad Simms… He Will Bunnyhop Over You

In between Brad and Ty, large objects are being touched by bicycles that weren't designed to. This is probably Brad's highest achievement thus far and I am STILL asking the industry for a legitimate bunnyhop contest between Simms, Wise, and Morrow but they're not delivering. That's why this industry is lame.

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Austin Coleman Lands 360 Triple Downside Whip

Physics took another slap in the face today thanks to action sports athletes who played Dave Mirra's video game as children and grew up treating bicycles like they are razor scooters; spinning, whipping, and flipping beyond anyone's imagination. Here's Austin Coleman, who took third in this contest but first in best trick and in our hearts, landing a 360 triple downside whip, meaning the whipping tail end of the bike counter spins the actual rider's rotation.

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Nigel Sylvester Starting a Bike Brand?

Nigel Sylvester has left Mirraco and is said to already have plans for his next venture, which sound like a new brand he will be running. It's also possible that he would simply join another brand such as Skavenger but given Nigel's position in the industry and his entrepreneurship it's more likely he will begin his own brand. Take from these quotes what you will, here's what Nigel and Mirraco president Jim Ford had to say about the changes:Jim Ford, Mirraco president:

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The NOT top stories from 2011

2011 was a year filled with memorable moments including Kelly Slater's 11th world title, Olympic status being granted in multiple snow disciplines, several new tricks were landed, a massive swell in Tahiti, world-records being shattered, a new women's surfing world champ...the list goes on. With all the great stories in 2011 came some NOT so top stories as well. Here's our top 5 most ridiculous, unfortunate, awkward, over-hyped, and miscalculated stories from 2011.

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