Nelson's Kurt Sorge waves the Canadian flag in Utah over the weekend at the 2012 Red Bull Rampage.

Nelson's Kurt Sorge waves the Canadian flag in Utah over the weekend at the 2012 Red Bull Rampage.

Nelson’s Kurt Sorge wins Red Bull Rampage

Nelson’s Kurt Sorge came out on top of the heap of the world’s best big mountain riders at the Red Bull Rampage 2012.



Nelson’s Kurt Sorge came out on top of the heap of the world’s best big mountain riders at the Red Bull Rampage 2012.

The annual event in southwestern Utah wrapped up on the weekend with Sorge being crowned the best after a two-run test against 20 of the planet’s best mountain bikers.

Sorge was ahead after the first run, but it was the second run that put cemented the title.

“A confident approach to the upper section of his line (with a no-handed drop high on the course), a big drop before a shot through the Oakley Icon Sender and a superman jump and backflip step-down all combined to make Sorge’s run tops for the day,” is how the second run was described on the Red Bull website.

Like Travis Rice’s Supernatural that filmed at Baldface Lodge this past winter, the Red Bull Rampage mountain biking event is part of the Red Bull Signature Series on NBC television. The mountain biking event will be shown on December 8 starting at 11 a.m.