Kona riders stole the top two spots at the Red Bull Rampage qualification round today, outperforming a stacked field of riders to secure their place in the big show tomorrow. “I wasn’t even trying to win today,” said Graham Agassiz, who’s won qualifications the last two years running. “I just wanted to ride my line smooth and fast. I’ve got a lot more to show tomorrow in the finals.” For Bizet, who missed last year’s Rampage because of injury, laying down a solid run–which included backflipping the canyon gap–was a big step in getting back into the Rampage mode after finishing 2nd in 2012. “I’m just really stoked with how I rode today,” said Bizet. “I’m so excited to have have nailed my line from top to bottom.” We here at Kona are super proud of our boys and can’t wait to see what they put together in the finals. Tune in to Red Bull TV to watch it all live tomorrow (Friday Oct 16).


Aggy getting the business done right off the bat. He would only do one qualification run and it was enough to win. His third consecutive qualification win at Rampage. All eyes are on him to put it all together tomorrow in the big show. He looks ready!


Aggy’s line didn’t include too many tricks, but the amplitude, steeze and style impressed the judges.


Aggy’s legendary build crew has been refining is insane line.


Bizet dropping in.


Antoine Bizet backflipping the giant canyon gap on his second run of qualifications to secure 2nd place.