News 2017

Nicholi Rogatkin wins the golden record again

He came, he scored, he conquered. Rogatkin, the American who had an impressive season start at Crankworx Rotorua was unstoppable at this year's Swatch Rocket Air again.

Team North America wins the Teambattle

The Teambattle is always a big highlight at Swatch Rocket Air. The top riders from Canada and America flew over the big pond to the Swiss Mountains and were battled by the Scandinavians and by the British/Czech, French and Southwest riders at the Swatch Rocket Air team battle 2017.

Sam Pilgrim flies back to the 80's

Sam Pilgrim flies back to the 80's - Sickest Course Preview ever!

World’s Top 5 riding at Swatch Rocket Air

Finally, it’s time to turn up the boom box and rock out in your 80s leggings. The Swatch Rocket Air is coming up this weekend. The final stages of the course set-up are in process and it is time to announce the riders.


Swatch Rocket Air is almost ready to go

With only 4 weeks until the only Swiss Gold event of the FMB World Tour, the Flying Metal Crew is sharing some secrets from behind the scenes. The 2016 winner, Nicholi Rogatkin, returns once again, Ramon Hunziker reveals how he will incorporate a feature unique into the well loved course, and Emil Johansson, the 17 year old newcomer, has to decide between wearing flare jeans or slim fit jeans.

Swatch Rocket Air 2017: Tickets available now!

If you don't wanna miss the show, buy your ticket now. Saturday is booked out every year, pre-sale tickets can be purchased online at

Swatch Rocket Air 2017 – Slopestyle takes flight back to the 80ies

During the 28th and 29th of April, the ice rink of Thun, Switzerland will be transformed into everything bike for 8th annual Swatch Rocket Air. The elite slopestyle event will take a journey back through time to meet Marty McFly, mullet haircuts and new way tunes all to fit with this year’s theme: “Back to the 80s.” All this, while the world renown course takes on the FMB World Tour Gold status for the second year in a row.

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