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Kona at Rampage – The True Story

It is one of the most dramatic competitions in all of sports. Over 30 athletes from around the world converging on a venue that, upon first glance, looks totally un-conducive to mountain biking. Armed with their dig crews, and a week of shoveling, watering and picking in lines that defy both gravity and reasonable thinking, riders then
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Graham Agassiz 3rd at Rampage!

An emotional week of hard work and big risk has come to a close as Red Bull Rampage wraps another chapter of insane mountain bike action. Coming off of a huge qualification day where Graham Agassiz would place and Antoine Bizet second, all eyes were on the two Kona riders to see how they would
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Aggy and Bizet Qualify 1st and 2nd at Red Bull Rampage

Kona riders stole the top two spots at the Red Bull Rampage qualification round today, outperforming a stacked field of riders to secure their place in the big show tomorrow. “I wasn’t even trying to win today,” said Graham Agassiz, who’s won qualifications the last two years running. “I just wanted to ride my line
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The World According to Wyman

We catch up with Kona’s superstar cyclocross rider Helen Wyman on the upcoming race season. “So its not long till the start of the cross season. Time flies. This year I’m starting in America again. For the first time ever, USA is hosting a round of the World Cup series, which is incredibly exciting. Cross
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2015 World Cup DH Wrap Up

2015 goes down as one of the most exciting seasons of downhill racing in Kona’s 28-year history. The Kona World Cup DH team, consisting of Connor Fearon (Elite Men’s), Andrew Crimmins (Junior Men’s), and Tegan Molloy (Elite Women’s) started 2015 year with a bang and kept the juice on all season long, impressing the field with
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Fearon 8th in World Championship DH

It was an exciting day of racing at the UCI World Championships in Andorra. The day started off with Andrew Crimmins going for broke in his last race as a Junior. With the 2nd fastest seeding run and two World Cup victories under his belt this season, it was definitely within Crimmins ability to take
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Kona Gravity Team Gets Custom Graphics for World Champs

We hopped up Connor Fearon’s, Andrew Crimmins‘ and Tegan Molloy’s Operator race rigs for the big shindig this weekend. Because the Aussie’s have to rock the green and yellow right? It’s the World Championships after all! Stay tuned to up to the minute reporting from the big race in Andorra as our lighting quick, all-Australian downhill
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Ashes to Agassiz Live on iTunes

After much anticipation, the Monster Energy and Kona produced 22 minute mini action documentary on freeride superstar Graham Agassiz is finally available for download on iTunes. In the past few days the launch of the movie has been getting attention by some of the world’s biggest sports media houses, including feature stories on ESPN and
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