The boys are back in town with big air everywhere! Look to the Oregon WinterFest’s sky to find the boys of Metal Mulisha performing sick tricks and death-defying stunts in the AmeriTitle, Inc. sponsored Metal Mulisha Arena.
To Be Announced
Meet the 2018 Crew
Derek Garland “G-Land” started off life on the beaches of San Clemente surfing. Derek began riding dirt bikes at the age of 8 with my his father. At the age of 16, his neighbor, Cameron Steele , introduced him to freestyle. Ever since then, his passion was to ride freestyle. In 1998, Derek was introduced to Brian Deegan. The crew became friends and formed Metal Mulisha. His goals became a reality due to his dedication with the sport of freestyle with taking a list of tricks to the next level. Derek’s career sparked with FMX tours around the world and taking on events like Dew Tour, Warp Tour, Nuclear Cowboyz, Mayhem Tour, Gravity Games and more.
Derek is sponsored by Metal Mulisha, Rockstar, Osiris, MSR, Pro Taper, Pro Circuit, Maxxis, Alpinestars, Makita, and MB1 Suspension. His favorite place to ride is the Metal Mulisha Compound. When he’s not riding he like to: Sail, run, make trips to San Francisco, and eat tacos and drink beer. He is the first freestyle rider to run a marathon and swim from Alcatraz. He currently resideds on his boat, Miss Mayhem, in the Pacific Ocean. His moto is Live Fast, Die Last. His Website: www.facebook.com/GarlandFMX. Instagram: @garlandFMX
Justin Homan is a true O.G. of Freestyle Motocross. He has 25 years of Motocross and 13 years of FMX under his belt and is still killing it. He has won several regional FMX competitions, is the 2008 Int’l X-Games finalist and the 2005 Asian X-Games Champion. For seven straight years Homan competed in Summer X, Winter X and Gravity Games, making it to the final every time. He was the eighth athlete in the world to complete the backflip in competition but FMX is just his weekend career. Homan is a University of Washington graduate, placing in the top 5% of the UW School of Business. Seattle is where Homan’s roots are and the PNW is his home. Currently residing in Redmond, Oregon with this wife Kristin and children Byron and Brooklyn, Homan holds down the corporate lifestyle as G.M. for AmeriTitle, Inc. Suit and tie on the weekdays, Metal Mulisha spikes and beanie on weekends!
Homan prides himself of being a true role model for kids and being a business professional in every aspect of his life. Homan has been credited with many trick variations, like the “Holyman”. His sponsors are: Rockstar Energy, Fly Racing, Metal Mulisha, MXthirteen, WPS Motorsports, Fusion Graphixx, & EVO Suspension. His favorite quote is “You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” –Wayne Gretzky
Jeff “Rippin” Griffin, born and raised in Bakersfield, CA started racing BMX when he was 8 years old. After racing all over the country for 5 years, he won several State Championships and also a World Championship title at 9 years old. It wasn’t until Jeff was about 13, when he eventually grew out of the Bicycle racing and wanted to start a career in Motocross racing. He competed in Motocross all over California in numerous circuits and series. He won a Southern California Championship series, as well as a Northern series, and also a Top 5 finish at the World Mini’s race in Las Vegas, NV.
He raced motocross until he was 17 years old, then eventually started to take a liking in jumping and doing tricks. It seemed like it was more of a natural talent. So he went with it, and that leads him to where he is now, a Freestyle Motocross rider. Since then, it has allowed him to to meet some great people, a good group of friends, make a good living, travel the world and see some really cool places. He has now done hundreds of shows and demos, Nationally and Internationally (40-50 a year), and also a few contests. One of them being the KIA Global Extreme Games in Shanghai, China where he took home a GOLD medal in the Step-Up competition. He has been in numerous Motocross videos, as well as featured in the movie the “Fast and Furious 7’. Jeff is the tallest Freestyle Motocross rider in the world, standing at 6’6”.