The Fight to the Frontline
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Available in two standard sizes and as a fine print.

The Megavalanche has perhaps the most iconic race start in the business. Here, Pic Blanc is covered in snow with hundreds of ant-like mountain bikers dropping in to one of the toughest races out there.

I was lucky enough to bag myself a seat in the event’s helicopter, albeit leaning over the event filmer and photographer wondering why I was the only one without a harness. I was ecstatic hanging out the side of the chopper, watching one of the most prestigious races from an angle experienced by very few. I was in awe of the mountains, the riders battling and the terrifying manoeuvres by the pilot.

An hour later, I was out of the helicopter, the race was over and I was sat on the side of the road waiting for a service bus to take me back to Alpe d’huez. At the Mega, even working as media is an adventure.

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This was the very first Dirt Magazine cover Sven Martin landed. It was a huge honour for him because Dirt was the gravity bible at the time and also because it was THE legendary Chris Kovarik.
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Say 2008 Val di Sole and only one person comes to mind. This shot defines Sam Hill in that era: Iron Horse, number one plate, focused eyes, and the Black Snake racecourse.
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A perfect trace of singletrack high on a Swiss Alpine ridgeline with the glaciers of Saas Fee tumbling in the distance.

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The Welsh Dragon downhill race series really seized the moment, setting the bar pretty high, showing that there was real terrain and big mountains on which to host races in UK.
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The end of a long day shooting in Vallnord Bikepark heading back down to town for some beers. Andy Lloyd was ahead, glanced up the mountain as James came into view through the cloud of dust. At that moment he saw the shot.
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Greg Minnaar looking tense and focused, contemplating what just happened, surrounded by an ecstatic crowd — his team, friends and family, the one life crew and the media.
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Back in 2003 4X racing was big news. It was fresh and new, and with its elbow-to-elbow dogfights it inspired flashbacks to the early days of BMX racing.
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CORE TEAM:
FOUNDER-DIRECTOR: James McKnight
CO-DIRECTOR: Ben Winder
CO-DIRECTOR: Mike Rose
CO-DIRECTOR: Victor Lucas
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Chris Jones
DOOD OF DOODLES: Jon Gregory

REGULARS:
Morgane Charre: Research
Harriet Jones: Management
Sven Martin: Photography
Boris Beyer: Photography
Sebastian Schieck: Photography
John Parkin: Legendary

FRIENDS:
Ric McLaughlin, Paul Aston, Lauren Jenkins, Tom Caldwell, Chris Kilmurray, Kerstin Kauffmann, Chris Jackson, Pedro Ballin, Alan

Available in two standard sizes: 12″ x 16″ (30.48cm x 40.64cm) and 24″ x 36″ (60.96cm x 91.44cm)

Technical information: Our display prints are printed on Epson Ultra Premium Luster Photo Paper using archival inks. We use Epson UltraChrome water based HDR ink-jet technology to ensure fantastic final print.

  • 10 mil (0.25 mm) thick
  • Paper weight: 7.67 oz/y² (260 g/m²)
  • Slightly glossy
  • Fingerprint resistant

Framing options: You can take your print to your local framing store, and they will be able to help you with getting your print framed.

For a cheaper DIY option Ikea have plenty of frame options. We would recommend buying the RIBBA frame.

BOOKS: Our books are stored and posted from the UK.

MERCH & DISPLAY PRINTS: Our merch products are printed to order and then shipped out from a base in either Europe or the USA, depending on your location.

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