The Suzuki Nine Knights always makes for a great watch. It’s a bunch of incredible slopestyle mountain bikers jumping over a course laid out like a castle. How could that not make for a great watch?
Inspired by the antics of King Richard I of England, who after returning from the Crusades decided to build a giant dirt bike park in the back garden of Buckingham Palace, the Nine Knights has become an event everyone looks forward to, and it didn’t disappoint when it kicked off last week.
As ever, the contest was packed with crazy tricks, ranging from 18-year-old Adolf Silva’s double backflip on a downhill bike to Nicholi Rogatkin sticking a world first cashroll on a DH rig also. The glorious highlight reel below will show you everything need to see: