FMBA - the Organisation behind the world tour
The Freeride Mountain Bike Association (FMBA) is
a non-profit organization that follows the goal of guiding the mountain bike
freeride sport into a more professional direction and firmly establishing it in
the world of sports. To achieve this goal, the FMBA promotes high standards of
judging, course design and safety and implements them in all events of the FMB
World Tour. Athletes and event organizers are provided with a tangible world
ranking system and reliable guidelines forming an organized and structured
framework for a free and creative sport.
The FMBA advisory board is an alliance of core scene members consisting of
professional athletes, event organizers and opinion leaders. After an internal voting February 2011, the FMBA's Board of Directors consists of
the president Todd Barber, vice president Tarek Rasouli and interim principal Alex Doerr.
The FMBA is open to be joined by riders, fans, companies (as official supporters) and event organizers.