2012 Odyssey Texas Toast Jam
Texas Toast hosted a flatland contest which attracted an international assortment of riders, including European front wheel tech master Dominik Nekolny. Nekolny qualified into pro flatland finals with ease.
S&M pro A.J. Anaya lofts a superman seatgrab 360 over the Texas Toast doubles during dirt qualifying. Anaya did not qualify into the finals, but that's not really the point of Texas Toast anyway. (Fun is.)
Brian Foster turned 40 earlier this year, and as an added Texas Toast surprise, Fit Bike Co. presented a special video documenting BF's life and times from an amateur racer to legendary street, dirt, park ripper and all-around nice guy.
Austin, Texas staple Chase Hawk inverts a 360 during Texas Toast dirt qualifying. We're all glad to know that Chase decided to attend Texas Toast rather than Austin City Limits. Hawk qualified third in pro dirt.
Fit Bike Co. pro and full-time Austin resident Tom Dugan 360s over everything on the street course during qualifying.
Subrosa pro Hoang Tran made the drive to Austin from San Diego, Calif. and had no problem airing the end of the street course.
Sunday's Alex Magallan gaps to manual on the Texas Toast street course while Brian Tunney was attending his 20-year high school reunion in Hazlet, N.J.
Gauntlet of Death
Yes, that is Morgan Wade cruising with ease through the Texas Toast Gauntlet of Death. Morgan is fearless and probably laughed his way through the entire course.
Kevin Porter hand flips a crankflip during Texas Toast dirt qualifying. Porter did not make the cut into the finals.
Volume's Broc Raiford balances his way through the Gauntlet of Death as Ryan 'Biz' Jordan looks on.
Total BMX team rider Rick Moseley takes on the Gauntlet of Death.
Aaron Ross tailwhips his way onto a grind box on the Texas Toast street course. Ross was reportedly working on a toast-themed bike for the jam, but couldn't find a bread-colored paint to work with.
United's Geoff Slattery airs it out on the Texas Toast themed S&M Bicycles shield quarterpipe.
Veteran flatland pro and former X Games gold medalist Trevor Meyer made the drive to Texas from Arkansas and demonstrated to all at the flatland jam that he hasn't let up one bit, even in his 40s.
Where there was no loop on the Gauntlet of Death course, Morgan Wade made one happen. This might be the craziest trick of the weekend.
Gary Young cranks his way through the Texas Toast curved wallride on the dirt course.
France's Alex Jumelin qualified into the pro flatland finals despite having a bike with a seat lower than his back wheel and Profile Tofu pegs designed by Jeff Harrington.