News 2016

Sam Pilgrim flying high

For the Course Preview of the Swatch Rocket Air 2016, Sam Pilgrim was flying high! Check out this insane video

Swatch Rocket Air 2016 - World Champs under one roof

What an end to the 7th annual Swatch Rocket Air. After the Teambattle on Friday, the riders had to fight for FMB world tour points in the final. The winner of the Swatch Rocket Air 2016 was American, Nicholi Rogatkin. Many exciting side events completed the show and made it to a spectacular adventure into the jungle of Thun in front of 10’000 spectators.

Swatch Rocket Air 2016: New Theme, New Riders

This year, the mountain bike slopestyle elite is going for a wild ride through the jungle in Thun. On the 29 th and 30 th of April, the annual Swatch Rocket Air will showcase top-notch mountain biking. As the first and only Gold Event of the FMB World Tour in Switzerland, the Swatch Rocket Air brings mountain bike celebrities from all over the World to the picturesque Thun.


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Check out whats going on in the Swatch Rocket Air 2016 and make sure you don't miss anything.

Swatch Rocket Air becomes FMB Gold Event

This year, the Swatch Rocket Air will raise its level in the Freeride Mountain Bike World Tour becoming a ”Gold Event.” On the 29th and 30th of April, the beautiful Alpine city of Thun will be hosting one of the 10 most important bike events in the world.

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