The big event of the San Francisco Bike Expo is Andrew Taylor’s freestyle MTB comp, known as AT’s Showdown. This year, the emphasis on slopestyle was taken down a notch and in it’s place, the focus was on a head-to-head dirt jump format. Or, as I was calling it, “watchin’ dudes on bikes hitting big-ass jumps, going really-really f*cking big.” The jumps were huge, and tricks were being thrown down left and right. And the crashes were even bigger.
No write up this time, check Pinkbike for Tim Zimmerman’s coverage and photo documentation as well as video edits that just hit.
If you were curious about who won the comp, here’s the top 6 line up copied and pasted from Zim’s write up on PinkBike:
1st Greg Watts
2nd Ryan Howard
3rd Andreu Lacondeguy
4th Linus Sjöholm
5th Martin Söderström
6th James Visser
for best trick:
1st – Andreu Lacondeguy – Double Backflip
2nd – Anthony Messere – Tuck No Hander Frontflip