Alexey Kolesnikov photo gallery
Kolesnikov FMX Factory
Alexey Kolesnikov was Russia's first freestyle motocross athlete, and he's doing all he can to help his sport grow in his home country. Browse through our gallery of Kolesnikov at his home and here at the venue for the Red Bull Kolesnikov FMX Factory demonstration on a rainy Aug. 31 in Kolomna, Russia.
Let The Show Begin
Kolesnikov begins the Red Bull Kolesnikov FMX Factory demo in Kolomna, outside Moscow.
Conditions were less than ideal, but Kolesnikov didn't let the chance slip by to show off his skills and sport to curious spectators in Kolomna.
Learning On The Fly
"When I started riding, nobody in Russia was doing it," Kolesnikov says. "I was in uncharted territory since I didn't know if what I was doing was right or not."
Alexey Aysin from the FMX13 team performs during the Red Bull Kolesnikov FMX Factory show in Kolomna.
Getting Over His Fear
"Even if you ride all the time you still have to get over your fears before every competition," Kolesnikov says.
Kolesnikov greets his fans during the Red Bull Kolesnikov FMX Factory show in Kolomna, his hometown in Russia.
Deep In Thought
Kolesnikov focuses on his next trick at the Kolesnikov FMX Factory demo.
"I've been doing FMX for about 10 years and that's been full of hard lessons, falls and injuries," Kolesnikov says.
Soaking It Up
Kolesnikov waves to his old and new fans from atop the ramp Aug. 31 during the Kolesnikov FMX Factory demo in Kolomna.
Kolesnikov continues to hone his craft back at the FMX park he built at his home.
Spirit Of Sharing
Kolesnikov watches other riders at his FMX park in Kolomna. A pioneer of FMX in Russia, Kolesnikov shares his passion for the sport with others to help it grow in his homeland.
'Doing What I Love Most'
Kolesnikov offers advice to an aspiring freestyle motocross rider at his FMX park in Russia. "I'm doing what I love most in life, and that's what keeps me coming back for more," Kolesnikov says.