When requested what his greatest dream was upon becoming a member of the DEWALT group, Ethan answered “to experience Rampage sooner or later”
For these of you, who don’t know, Pink Bull Rampage is the hardest, most considered freeride mountain bike occasion on the planet. The occasion takes place in Virgin, Utah and is operated on an invitation solely foundation. The 21 handpicked riders are judged on their alternative of traces, their technical potential and the complexity of their methods.
Rampage isn’t one for the faint hearted nevertheless, as the images show. The occasion was cancelled in 2004 as a result of degree of threat that the riders have been taking. Some persuasion and the addition of some wood options meant the occasion was reopened in 2008.
The choice course of provides an automated invite to the highest 12 riders from the earlier years competitors, and properly as 9 ‘wildcard’ riders, considered one of whom this yr was Ethan Nell, who will lastly be competing in his house occasion. It’s a dream come true for Ethan!
Ethan grew up in Utah and Rampage being his house occasion, he used to go as a spectator. One can solely think about the thrill he’s feeling as he’s now competing only a matter of years later. EXTREME and DEWALT want one of the best of luck to Ethan on his rampage down the dusty slopes of Virgin Utah. We hope the years of expertise in his house city are in a position to lead him to the rostrum.