Riders confirmed for 2012 Red Bull Rampage

The rider list has been confirmed for the 2012 Red Bull Rampage and there are some surprises in there. We knew some big names from the world of DH would be competing (Gee Atherton, Brendan Fairclough, Mick Hannah) but there are also lots of riders known for their short-travel slopestyle skills rather than big-mountain, mammoth huck prowess – Sam Pilgrim being a prime example. This one's going to be interesting…

Riders automatically entered into the final on 7 October

  1. Gee Atherton (GBr)
  2. Darren Berrecloth (Can)
  3. Logan Binggeli (USA)
  4. Robbie Bourdon (Can)
  5. Geoff Gulevich (Can)
  6. Andreu Lacondeguy (Esp)
  7. Tyler McCaul (USA)
  8. Alex Prochazka (Can)
  9. Brandon Semenuk (Can)
  10. Kurt Sorge (Can)
  11. Kyle Strait (USA)
  12. Thomas Vanderham (Can)
  13. Cam Zink (USA)

 Riders who must take part in the qualifier on 5 October

  1. Graham Agassiz (Can)
  2. Paul Basagoitia (USA)
  3. Antoine Bizet (Fra)
  4. Garett Buehler (Can)
  5. James Doerfling (Can)
  6. Brendan Fairclough (GBR)
  7. Pierre Edouard Ferry (Fra)
  8. Thomas Genon (Bel)
  9. Yannick Granieri (Fra)
  10. Jamie Goldman (USA)
  11. Casey Groves (Can)
  12. Mick Hannah (Aus)
  13. Mike Hopkins (Can)
  14. Ramon Hunziker (Swi)
  15. Mike Kinrade (Can)
  16. Cam McCaul (USA)
  17. Kelly McGarry (NZl)
  18. Anthony Messere (Can)
  19. Kyle Norbraten (Can)
  20. Sam Pilgrim (GBr)
  21. Brett Rheeder (Can)
  22. Curtis Robinson (Can)
  23. Steve Romaniuk (Can)
  24. Kenny Smith (Can)
  25. Martin Soderstrom (Swe)
  26. Andrew Taylor (USA)
  27. Guido Tschugg (Ger)
  28. Chris Van Dine (USA)
  29. Nico Vink (Bel)
  30. Greg Watts (USA)
  31. Wil White (USA)