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Antoine Bizet Withdraws From 2019 Red Bull Rampage 1

Bizet withdraws from Rampage following an injury sustained in training, Emil Johansson gets the call as next in line.

Virgin, Utah (October 05, 2019) – Antoine Bizet has officially withdrawn his Red Bull Rampage entry after suffering a broken arm on Thursday while training for the event. Bizet has been a fan (and rider) favorite for many years, having thrown the first double backflip in Red Bull Rampage history in 2016 and taking home the People’s Choice award in 2016.

In accordance with the Red Bull Rampage Rulebook, Bizet’s position has now been offered to Emil Johansson who finished fourth at the Marzocchi Proving Grounds. Johansson’s career has been a roller coaster over the last three years. After bursting onto the scene in 2016 he has suffered a near career-ending autoimmune disease in 2018, but in a remarkable turn of events he returned to competition back to his old form, taking home the win at the most recent Red Bull Joyride.

Emil Johansson

(Updated) 2019 Red Bull Rampage Rider List

  • Brett Rheeder (CAN)
  • Andreu Lacondeguy (SPA)
  • Ethan Nell (USA)
  • Tom van Steenbergen (CAN)
  • Thomas Genon (BEL)
  • Tyler McCaul (USA)
  • Kyle Strait (USA)
  • Szymon Godziek (POL)
  • Kurt Sorge (CAN)
  • Brendan Fairclough (UK)
  • Brandon Semenuk (CAN)
  • Cam Zink (USA)
  • Carson Storch (USA)
  • Graham Agassiz (CAN)
  • Reece Wallace (CAN)
  • Vincent Tupin (FRA)
  • Reed Boggs (USA)
  • Juan Salido (MEX)
  • DJ Brandt (USA)
  • Bienve Aguado Alba (SPA)
  • Emil Johansson (SWE)

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