News Stream / Night of the Jumps


NIGHT of the JUMPs came to Mannheim over in Germany for the eighth time running last Saturday night. In the final round of the FIM European FMX Championship (the World’s longest running Freestyle Motocross series), the best riders in the world entertained a packed house in the impressive SAP Arena. Ten athletes from five nations […]


What a successful weekend at the 2nd and 3rd rounds of the NIGHT of the JUMPs FMX World Championship Series for the O’Neal team riders Luc Ackermann and Maikel Melero. Almost 15,000 fans saw history re-written by #oneofus Luc Ackermann who landed the first ever Double Backflip in a NIGHT of the JUMPs competition on […]

Double Victory at NOTJ season kick-off

Maikel Melero wins NIGHT of the JUMP’s World Cup season opener in Basel/Switzerland just ahead of Luc Ackermann. Basel, January 27, 2018: On Saturday the kick-off of the FIM Freestyle MX World Championship 2018 took place in Basel. 10 riders from six nations competed in the St. Jakobshalle at the NIGHT of the JUMPs. The […]

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 […]

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: The NIGHT of the JUMPs stormed the Bavarian state capital […]

Luc Ackermann boosted to 2nd place

The final round of the FIM FMX European Championship took place Mannheim, Germany in front of 7.000 screaming spectators who boosted O’Neal’s Luc Ackermann on the podium! Luc Ackermann was not 100% in shape after a road bike training crash a few days before the event, but he showed a great performance in his qualification […]

Marc Pinyol at NOTJ Mannheim

In the last round of the European FMX Championship, held in Mannheim, O’Neal rider Marc Pinyol has managed to collect six more points. Marc was well prepared for the event and showed a great run, but unfortunately crashed hard while going for the California Roll. Luckily he didn’t get injured. Meanwhile Marc is back in […]

Marc Pinyol is back!

O’Neal recently signed the Lleides Motocross Crew from Spain. One of their top riders is Spaniard Marc Pinyol. Marc, who invented the Inside Roll (Body Varial), will ride the Night of the Jumps FIM FMX European and World Championship and other selected International events. Marc Pinyol: Munich was good and bad for me. Good cause […]

Luc Ackermann | Go big or go home!

We caught up with O’NEAL team rider Luc Ackermann after a successful NIGHT of the JUMPs Munich and XPilots Mexico. He rocked both events with two podium finishes. Be sure to watch the NOTJ video clip and check the image gallery. NOTJ Munich has been an awesome Night of the Jumps stop for me. My […]

The A-Man’s at NOTJ Krakow

The O’Neal team riders Hannes and Luc Ackermann had to battle against a competitive rider field at the NIGHT of the JUMPs FIM FMX World Championship in Krakow/ Poland. The 18-year old Luc Ackermann was on fire in the qualification round and put a solid run together with a Surfer take off to Tsunami Flip […]

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