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Friends Til the End:
Chase Hawk and Joe Rich Posted by Francis on Monday, October 20th, 2014

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If you need a friendly reminder as to why Chase won that NORA, click on over to Dig BMX for all the proof you need.

This caption is spot on:

“What do you mean? How did Chase do so good at that contest, it says here his best trick was a 360, I can do that!” Yep, just a simple 360, we all can do these right ?

Chase Hawk:
Ramp Rider of the Year!!! Posted by Francis on Monday, October 20th, 2014

The good dudes at Ride threw one hell of a NORA Cup party last night and our boy Chase got to bring home one of those shiny cups!

Oh and as icing to an already badass cake, the legendary Dave Osato was the one who presented it to him.

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Chase Hawk:
Cult / Washington Video Posted by Francis on Friday, October 10th, 2014

New Hawk footage is always good footage. Watch him unleash a fury of steeze in this hefty new video from Cult.

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Vans US Open 2014:
Hawk, Young and Dugan! Posted by Francis on Monday, August 4th, 2014

Our dudes absolutely killed it at Vans US Open. Gary Young took home first place in the overall contest, Chase Hawk got second while also winning the best line award, and Tom Dugan swooped up highest air. Watch the video from Ride BMX for all the highlights.

Chase Hawk:
Etnies Marana OG Promo Posted by Francis on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

This spot looks incredible to begin with but Chase Hawk riding it makes it that much better.

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Chase Hawk:
Print Ad / Wallpaper Posted by Francis on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

If you know what’s good for ya, save and set this as your wallpaper.

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Chase Hawk X Games Interview Posted by Walter on Saturday, June 14th, 2014

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Our very own Chase Hawk just took home the gold medal in the X Games park contest, and we’re stoked. Keep reading to get a little insight from Chase now that he’s Austin’s newest X Games champion.

So Chase, you just won the X Games, how do you feel?

Um, I feel great.  These last few months have been kind of revolving around this past weekend.  I feel like I take it serious every year, being a part of X Games, because it’s such an amazing opportunity getting to be able to do it and be a part of it.  This year with it being in my home town made it a little bit more special for me I guess.  I wouldn’t say it made me want to do any better, but I guess you could say I put a little more pressure on myself to try and take it seriously and do the best that I could.  Yeah, I did exactly that and kind of went into it with somewhat of a game plan, stuck to it, and it ended up working out.

Did you do anything to prepare?

Just really tried to be conscious of my health.  Spending a lot of time with a personal trainer and really trying to rehab certain areas of my body that take a beating on a regular basis.  I really wanted to come into it feeling as strong as I possibly could mentally and physically, and I feel like I just kinda found my spot within the first couple of days of practice.  I felt really comfortable about where I was at and what I was doing; kind of went into it with a certain level of confidence, and it stayed there throughout the week.  That definitely helped.

So no long hours in the foam pit?

[Laughter] No, no long hours in the foam pit.  I just tried to stay true to the way I would normally ride a bowl like that, and it was kind of easy to go into it with that kind of vibe with it being in my home town; I really wanted to treat it like it was a normal session anywhere else that I’d be having with any of my other friends in Austin, and essentially that’s what it kind of was.  I had a blast the whole week, and it was awesome.

Are you nervous about having to defend your title next year?

No, not at all.  Any one of those guys is fully capable of taking down that top spot.  It’s definitely going to be awesome going into it next year having won this one, but it’s going to make me want to take the same strategy and work even harder next year trying to defend it.  I can’t wait, and I really hope this event stays in this city for as long as it can.  Austin really supports it, and overall it was a positive vibe throughout the weekend. I think everybody was really stoked on every event.  I’ve never ridden in front of a crowd that big or that loud, and to have it be local too is the cherry on top.

Can I ask how much money you won?

I think it was $50,000 for first.

Holy shit, that’s crazy. 

Yeah.

So what now, you going to Disney Land?

[Laughter] No, but I do want to take some kind of trip without the bike, just kind of get away for a week and enjoy it with my fiancé.  Get away from everything and go to the beach or something.  That’ll probably be first on the list.

Awesome.  Thanks Chase!

Congrats Gary, Chase and Broc! Posted by Francis on Monday, June 9th, 2014

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Shout out to Gary, Chase and Broc for making us proud at X Games 2015. They all made finals and Chase even took home a Gold Medal!

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Chase Hawk:
Through the Years Posted by Francis on Monday, June 2nd, 2014

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Come watch and learn how Chase went from a mischievous toddler climbing fences at the park to one of the top riders in the world. Amongst various interviews with Chase and his peers, it’s pretty rad hearing his dad talk about getting Chase his first bike and seeing footage from his early years.

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Chase Hawk / Oakley Posted by Nuno on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

With X Games coming to Austin, Oakley hired Joe Simon to film Chase Hawk around town for your viewing pleasure. Always good.

Enjoy!