Bent Fork Rail Jam
The 3rd Annual Bent Fork Rail Jam presented by Malibu Boats will take place on September 14-16, 2007 in Knoxville, TN at the World’s Fair Park. This 3 day event will be held in coordination with a Bike Fest to support the St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital. Last years attendance reached approximately 10,000 guests and included media coverage from television, radio, billboards, and magazines. Overboard Watersports, Knoxville’s exclusive Malibu dealer, have committed a $10,000 cash purse for the rail jam tournament. The rail jam will be limited to 40 of the top riders and consist of 3 heats beginning Friday morning with final showdown on Saturday night under the lights. The top competitor wins $5000, with second place taking $3500 and third going home with $1500. Riders will be judged by fellow riders. If you are interested in riding in the rail tournament please go to www.knoxwake.com and click on the rail jam logo on the home page. Registration fee needs to be paid by Sept 10 to ride! Tournament details, schedule, directions, and rail details can be found on the knoxwake website.
In addition to the rail jam tournament, a line up of vendors will be setup under the sun sphere promoting local businesses and selling gear from Oakley, Ronix, O’neill, CWB, Crunk, Slingshot, Fly High, ProTec, Sidewayz, Salomon, Ride, K2, 686, Nitro, Burton, Volcom and many others. A skate park will be setup at waterfront provided by Plutos Skate Shop. They will be offering demos on their skate and mountain boards as well as taking donations for the new Knoxville skate park. There will be free live music Friday and Saturday night for additional entertainment. For more details go to www.bentforkbikefest.com or call 865-675- 3800 and ask for Jessica.