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Final rider list and pictures of the dirt line -
The finals will be streamed live!

Munich, Germany, July 21st 2009 – Two days left until BMX and Mountain Bike pros from allover the world go BIG IN BAVARIA. Overall 50 riders will battle for a 40.000 Euros prize fund on a line built out of 2.500 tons of dirt. The BIG IN BAVARIA sounds like a huge melting pot for superlatives in BMX and MTB dirt jumping. So get the action of the BMX and mountain bike finals LIVE on and!
The BMX finals of the BIG IN BAVARIA will be streamed live on on Saturday, July 25th, from 6:30 pm (CET), as well as the mountain bike finals are live on on Sunday, from 2:30 pm (CET). is an old player in the scene and the Munich Tradeshow Center is proud to announce this webcast partner. is a new video portal for mountain bike videos only that will be launched soon after the BIG IN BAVARIA. So watch all the pros and their stunning runs live on these two websites.

The ones that took the longest journey to Munich, the Columbian guys Alejandro Caro and Cristian Porras, have already arrived in sunny Bavaria and are waiting for their 20 BMX buddies to arrive now. Also 25 of world’s best mountain bike riders are on their way to Munich to join one of the biggest dirt competitions that Europe ever announced. The list of the confirmed riders promises some first class hardcore sessions on site:

Name (Nation/Sponsor)  
Dave Dillewaard (AUS/GTbikes)  
Josh Stead (AUS)  
Luke Parslow (AUS/Vans)  
Ryan Guettler (AUS/MirraCo)  
Alejandro Caro (COL/WeThePeople)  
Cristian Porras (COL)  
Dusan Antalik (CZE/Nike6.0)  
Alex Dropsy (FRA/Twenty)  
Max Bimar (FRA)  
Nicolas Bertier (FRA/Kana Beach)  
Patrick Guimez (FRA/Koxx)  
Romuald Noirot (FRA/MacNeil)  
Markus Hampl (GER/Twenty)  
Simon Moratz (GER/Felt  
Ben Wallace (GBR/Orchid)  
Anthony Napolitan (USA/Profile)  
Brandon Dosch (USA/Redline)  
James Foster (USA/KHEbikes)  
osh Hult (USA/Redline)  
Mike Clark (USA/Redline)  
Ricardo Laguna (USA/LRG)  
TJ Ellis (USA/Vans)  
Mountain Bike  
Name (Nation/Sponsor)  
Niki Leitner (AUT/Kona)  
Darren Berrecloth (CAN/Specialized)  
Jan Toth (CZE/Nsbikres)  
Tomas Zjeida (CZE/Dartmoor)  
Andreu Lacondeguy (ESP/Kona)  
Lluis Lacondeguy (ESP/Kona)  
Pierre Edouard Ferry (FRA/Specialized)  
Yannick Granieri (FRA/Giant)  
Sam Pilgrim (GBR/Diamondback)  
Sam Reynolds (GBR/Charge)  
Amir Kabbani (GER/Cannondale)  
Andi Wittmann (GER/Giant)  
Benny Korthaus (GER/Specialized)  
Marius Hoppensack (GER/Scott)  
Simon Kirschmann (GER/Scott)  
Bartek Obukovicz (HUN/NSbikes)  
Jakub Vencl (POL/Agang)  
Mischa Breitenstein (SUI/Kona)  
Pascal Breitenstein (SUI/Kona)  
Linus Sjöholm (SWE/Scott)  
Martin Söderström (SWE/  
Cameron Zink (USA/Felt)  
Greg Watts (USA/Gary Fisher)  
Phil Sundbaum (USA/Horo)  
Tyler McCaul (USA/Giant)

The guys will hit overall seven jumps on 180 meters (about 200 yards) distance: One big step down from the wooden starting tower, followed by four doubles – of whom the first and biggest one features an 11 meters (about 35 feet) gap to clear – followed by a dirt step up including a roller at its end to get again speed for the last super booter. The riders have to go crazy anyway to secure their personal part of an overall prize fund of 20,000 Euros for each category, mountain bike and BMX. So watch out for the insane tricks they gonna perform!
Take a look on for some nice shout outs of some mountain bike pros for the BIG IN BAVARIA, as well as all the contest details and riders’ profiles you might need.
Please find detailed information about the BIKE EXPO tradeshow program on If you register yourself on this official website, you get free access to the BIKE EXPO and BIG IN BAVARIA on July 25th and 26th. Due to the online registration, you can also win special prizes from PG Bikes, Maloja, Zweibrüder Optoelectronics, Alpina International und Innov8!
Watch out for the official BIG IN BAVARIA party at the edmoses club (Prinzregentenstr. 2) featuring DJ Ben Mono (Compost) und DJ Kaya Dienst (K Tunes) on Friday.
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