Hot on the news that Sam Pilgrim has just signed with NS bikes for another two years here's a quick catch up with the likeable dirt jump rider from Colchester.

Sam had two big wins this year, the Vienna Air King and the FISE competition and despite separating his shoulder and missing several comps still finished 5th in the FMB World Tour, not bad going eh? The toothy freerider also made a successful appearance on the dating show Take Me Out and actually got a date with a hottie, he doesn't mention how the date went but did say the show did wonders for his Twitter numbers!


Sam's list of recent achievments:

2012: 4th Claymore Challenge, Highland MTB Park (USA)

2012: 1st Balaton Bike Fest, Balaton (HUN)

2012: 1st Teva Games Slopestyle, Colorado (USA)

2012: 3rd Red Bull Berg Line, Winterberg (GER)

2012: 5th 26Trix fueled by Monster Energy, Leogang (AUT)

2012: 1st FISE, Montpellier (FR)

2012: 3rd Teva Winter Games, Vail (USA)

2012: 2nd Rocket Air Slopestyle, Thun (SUI)

2012: 1st Vienna Air King, Vienna (AUT)

2012: 1st FISE Costa Rica, Guacima (CR)

2012: 6th Monster Energy White Style, Leogang (AUT)

2011: 1st Red Bull District Ride, Nurnberg (GER)

2011: 1st Eurobike Dirt Competition, Friedrichshafen (GER)

2011: 1st Monster Energy Slopestyle, Basel (CH)

2011: 4th Bearclaw Invitational, Mount Washington (CAN)

2011: 3rd Crankworkx Colorado, Colorado (USA)

2011: 1st Dirt Town, Jelenia Gora (POL)

2011: 3rd 26Trix, Leogang (AUT)

2011: 1st FISE, Montpellier (FRA)

2011: 1st Telekom Extreme Playgrounds, Duisburg (GER)

2011: 1st Rocket Air Slopestyle, Thun (CH)

2011: 1st Vienna Air King, Wien (AUT) 2011: 1st Monster Energy White Style, Leogang (AUT)