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THROWBACK THURSDAY: TWO-TIME OLYMPIAN MARY GRIGSON

The Australian racer won two World Cup races in the U.S. before moving here

Mary's racing career had begun as a descender. She was the New Zealand National DH Champion in 1993. In 1995, she moved to Australia and concentrated more on pedaling up hills, winning multiple cross-country national championships in…
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THROWBACK THURSDAY: 10 YEARS AGO AT WHISTLER CRANKWORX 2013

Brandon Semenuk Wins 2013 Joyride with Highest Score Ever

Brandon Semenuk put together a flawless run for the highest score ever recorded (as of 2013) at Joyride.  Pushing the boundaries of slopestyle mountain biking once again, Red Bull Joyride descended on the Whistler Mountain Bike Park…
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VIDEO: THE 1993 MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN REEBOK ELIMINATOR DOWNHILL RACE

With Brian Lopes, Toby Henderson, "Earthquake" Jake Watson, Ned Overend, Mike King, and more

This video gives us a look at a lot of riders, including Myles Rockwell, Brian Lopes, Toby Henderson, the late "Earthquake" Jake Watson, Mike King, Tom Rogers, Mike Bohannon, Jurgen Beneke, Albert Iten, Casey Kunselman, Jason McRoy, and…
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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: BRIAN SCHMITH

Big air in the 1990s

Brian Schmith was one of MBA's most stylish test riders back in the 1990s. Check out the kind of air and style he could get in those days. (Photo by John Ker/Mountain Bike Action)
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THROWBACK THURSDAY: JOHN TOMAC STRIKES AGAIN

"Johnny T" was showing his style again in this photo from BMX PLUS!

After seeing the reaction that we got to the photo of John Tomac test riding a Haro BMX bike for the February 1986 issue of BMX PLUS!, we decided to share another shot of Johnny T from around the same time. Here's a shot of Tomac…
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Can you name this bike?

Bryson Martin was one of our main test riders at Mountain Bike Action in the late '80s and early '90s. This is a shot of him riding one of our test bikes in the 1990s. If you can name the bike or tell us what month and year the test…
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