The Dirt Masters Festival in Winterberg, Germany / May 24th, 2010

The IXS Dirt Masters Festival in Winterberg, Germany, hosted last Sunday the Mongoose Slopestyle which is the 3rd event of the FMB World Tour. The bronze level event showcased some of Europeís finest slopestyle riders. 56 riders signed up for the Pro Class and 16 riders made it into the finals. With about 5,000 spectators, pure sunshine during the whole day and a long course with lots of jumps the riders had great circumstances to show off their best tricks. It was Sam Pilgrim (UK) who domianted along with Martin Söderström (SWE). Both had amazing runs, but in Samís 2nd run he stuck a 720 after he threw down already a full bag of tricks. Martin tried also a 720 during his run, but wiped out and finished 2nd behind Sam. The German youngster Felix Rosenthal amazed the local fans with big tricks and frontflips at the last jump. He got 3rd in a great field of riders in front of Amir Kabbani (GER), Szymon Godziek (POL) and Niki Leitner (AUT). After his 2nd win Sam Pilgrim keeps in the lead in the overall world ranking list followed by Martin Söderström (SWE) and John Alm Högman (SWE) .pictures of the Contest ... http://fmbworldtour.com/2010/events/

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