2015... A Year in Review (kind of!)
Dirt take a look back over the year at some of the stories that made the headlines
I'm not sure how this even happened. We were just sort of looking around at what had happened over the last year, and then thought "hey, we should stick a random selection of this together and put it on the site". So here it is. Not everything that happened in 2015, but just some of the best bits. Enjoy.
RIP Dirt Magazine. The final issue ever goes on sale. Reminisce with every Dirt cover ever here.
Up in the Park: Laurence Crossman-Emms with a banger Whistler photo feature here.
Ainsa, Spain: We roadtripped to the EWS venue (the race took place later in the year) to preview it while riding sublime trails and soaking up the heritage of the place. Read it here.
Alex Rankin's backyard pumptrack. Watch the video here.
EWS Samoens. Nico Vouilloz and Richie Rude battled it out for the win. Read/view the photo gallery To The Very Last Turn here.
At home with Brendan Fairclough. Steve Jones took some time to hang out with Brendog and put together some brilliant fly on the wall videos. Check Part 1 here.
Mont Sainte Anne World Cup. The classic. Read The Unfortunate Frenchman here..
And the Crowd Went Wild: Windham World Cup finals. Aaron Gwin took an unbelievable home win in dusty conditions. Relive it here.
Val di Sole World Cup finals. What an epic! Gwin, Greenland and Atherton take the titles. Check out the results here.
Here's the bike that carried Aaron Gwin to a historical World Cup victory. And here's an interview with the main man, conducted directly after his victory in Val di Sole.
Dan Atherton's Red Bull Hardline. The toughest, gnarliest downhill race of them all. Hucks, senders and bails here.
Vallnord World Championships. An epic conclusion to the downhill season, with the UK's Laurie Greenland (Junior M) and Rachel Atherton (Elite W), and France's Marine Cabirou (Junior W) and Loic Bruni (Elite M) taking the titles. Remember how much by? Check it here.