rain in paradise hey guys what’s up and welcome to Rotorua New Zealand lets have a look on the timer 37:12:33 that’s the overall time but I have to admit the journey wasn’t to bad on the 2nd 17h flight I could get about 7 hours of sleep in to doha and doha to Auckland woke up a couple of times, fell asleep again lets have a look outside the weather is bomb. oh and I have a balcony, dope smoke from the lava underneath haha you can also smell it vulcano land. incredible weather 25 degrees, suns out lets build up the bike and head to the course and lets do a course walk of the crankworx Rotorua Slopestyle course look at Torquato’s frame. so dope thats Rotorua quite a nice little city heading to the course now 3km away, 5 you say? no track walk yet, we will go for some luge riding up with the gondola above the cwx tracks Mario kart thing? going to be sick dude just crushed down here with the bikes, I didn’t even bring my helmet or a GoPro mount now I have to put the GoPro into my mouth to film hope it works and its not falling out next day, thats how the bikes are getting to the course when we was riding luge yesterday we went down with the gondola again tried to do the course walk but we weren’t allowed to go in anymore so lets do it now nothing changed to the previous year but for all of you who might have never seen it, lets do the course walk over there is the last jump, the final set long and low right in front of it we are starting from the back walking all the way up what I forgot to mention yesterday, I wasnt able to bring my big bike it would have cost me 1400€ wasnt down to pay that amount only for 3.5/4 days in Queenstown anyways would have been sick but maybe something is getting arranged. who knows and I even had to throw away 9 kilogram from my bag now would have had to pay them 900 bucks, so ridiculous threw away a tyre, tube, pedals, clothes, bunch of tools even books for the flights we are at the step up step down big isn’t it. no its ‘richtig geil’ up here, down there in front of it is a dort to dirt, slightly hipped in there and the dort over here is so sick. clay and sand mixture huge landing from the dirt to dirt before, thats max, thats another huge landing take off, landing another angle so you can see the actual size of it huge crazy isn’t it the take off aswell 4.5m high I think look at it step down leading over this huge roller into the dort shark fin, landing is over there huge jump over there and down the slope step down, better angle thats the cwx Rotorua slope course riders meeting soon, then padding up and then lets shred new GoPro thats the course guys thats how we get back up practice goes well, wind died down, good conditions definitely needs some time to get back into it most of the winter was spend riding skate parks, one week lapoma but those jumps are not as big as here those jumps are way bigger and way faster so much fun and so incredible to riding under those conditions not moody, rainy or muddy, just nice biking weather do a video again with Marc Diekmann, there you go haha most comments? yes didnt 3d the step down yet so lets go for it other than that its going well, doing the first stunts. everybody is feeling it out, other than rheeder, he is going crazy already so much fun to ride these jumps the first two days are a wrap, practice and travel quite a long journey but its so incredible nice weather, nice jumps, finally riding outside again as I mentioned it a bunch of times in the video so much fun and look at the surroundings, in the jungle we shot some sequences for red bull.tv in there its happening in the night from Friday to Saturday (in Germany) broadcasting I mean thought I do a video of the last two days so much happening while we are here and you guys probably love to see it don’t you? so for sure there is a 2nd video coming, maybe a third one aswell a lot of tricks still have to be done at the beginning I honestly felt quite shaky as the jumps were so much bigger than what you are used to during winter as you start doing more and more tricks you start to feel more comfortable hope you guys liked the video! thanks for watching, you guys are the best! see you in the next one, peace!