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O’Neal Grassroots Training Camp 2017

Last weekend the first ever O’NEAL MX Grassroots Training Camp took place in Grevenbroich/Germany. Our MX Ambassador Tim Münchhofen was teaching sand riding skills to five talented O’Neal Grassroots MX Riders in the famous sandbox of Grevenbroich. The riders were hungry for digging deep and had an awesome weekend. Of course, they had the chance […]

Hannes Ackermann is back

After a pretty frustrating first half a the season due to injuries. I was pretty good in practice, did the Ruhr Games shows and planned my contest comeback at the NIGHT of the JUMPs in Hamburg. Photo: Gerd Rose  I had most of my tricks back in the book. Then it happened. On one of […]

Greg Minnaar Victory #21

We are beginning to sound like a broken record with weekly posts about Greg Minnaar winning races, extending his lead in the overall World Cup Series and adding to his statistics as the most decorated rider in the history of our sport. Photo: Phunkt.com Just take a moment to reflect on Greg’s career: Photo: Phunkt.com […]

Luc Ackermann and Maikel Melero at X-Fighters Madrid

Photo: Oscar Carrascosa/Red Bull Content Pool Close to 20,000 excited fans watched one of the closest FMX competitions the legendary Spanish bullfighting ring ever witnessed, featuring the O’Neal Riders Luc Ackermann and Maikle Melero. German rising star Luc Ackermann was the last minute replacement for Tom Pagès, who did not heal up quickly enough after […]

Greg Minnaar riding day 2017

The day after winning his 20th World Cup DH race and 7th (3rd in a row) at Fort William, Greg Minnaar made the trip to Bike Park Albstadt in Germany for a ride day with O’Neal teams and riders based in Germany. Be sure to watch the special edit from the day: Almost all of […]

Luc Ackermann takes his first ever victory at NIGHT of the JUMPs

With a thunderous crowd behind him, Luc Ackermann was rampant at the NIGHT of the JUMPs Hamburg to take his first ever NOTJ win in front of a 7,000 strong crowd. Lucy had already shown a breathtaking run in qualification and qualified in 1st position. The highlight was Luc’s signature Surfer take-off to Tsunami Flip […]

Greg Minnaar: UNSTOPPABLE! 

20 World Cup Wins. 7 Fort William Wins. 3 consecutive Fort William wins… We are beginning to sound like a broken record. Repeating the same thing year after year. But we are not afraid to say it once again: Greg Minnaar is a true LEGEND in our sport!! If he wasn’t already, Greg Minnaar is the […]

Maikel Melero did it again

O’Neal team rider Maikel Melero was again victorious at the first round of the NIGHT of the JUMPs European FMX Championships in Munich. Maikel’s O’Neal team mate Luc Ackermann also put in an awesome performance. Maikel Melero celebrating his victory in Munich | Photo: grfotos.de The NIGHT of the JUMPs stormed the Bavarian state capital […]

Greg Minnaar signs with O’Neal for 2 further seasons

Greg Minnaar originally signed with O’Neal in 2012, and has just signed for another 2 seasons minimum racing the World Cup circuit. Previously Greg was on jersey, shorts, gloves, protection and O’Neal have now included helmets into the deal. Minnaar is O’Neal’s top MTB athlete, and he will also be more and more active in […]

Quentin Derbier podiums at 2k17 season kick-off

Following a great 2016 season finishing 3rd overall in the 4X ProTour, O’Neal rider Quentin Derbier kicked off the 2017 season in style! Photo credit: Charles Robertson Back from injuries sustained at the end of last year Quentin was keen to get back on the podium in 2017 and start as he means to go […]