The GT squad love Swampfest so much they brought even more riders down for the wild weekend this year, including Albert Mercado, Brian Kachinsky, Dan Conway, Leandro Moriera, as well as Tristen Cooper, Mad Mike Guth, and 16-year-old shredder Gustavo Balaloka from Brazil. The dudes put a hurting on the street/ramp course and hit plenty of laps on the trails too.

The GT squad love Swampfest so much they brought even more riders down for the wild weekend this year, including Albert Mercado, Brian Kachinsky, Dan Conway, Leandro Moriera, as well as Tristen Cooper, Mad Mike Guth, and 16-year-old shredder Gustavo Balaloka from Brazil. The dudes put a hurting on the street/ramp course and hit plenty of laps on the trails too.

It’s the one BMX event of the year that cannot be missed. The world’s longest hand built rail…over a swamp, a ridiculous double loop of death, the finest handcrafted plywood features and ramps plus maximum bonfire carnage can only mean it’s Florideah Swamp Fest. GT BMX Freestyle team riders Albert Mercado, Brian Kachinsky, Dan Conway, Leandro Moriera, and Team Manager Ben Ward made their way down to Florida to pit themselves against the crazy. We tossed in Tristen Cooper and Mad Mike Guth for their first official team trip and sprinkled on our newest recruit, 16-year-old​ Brazilian phenom Gustavo Balaloka. Jeff Purdy and Jeff with Glasses even wandered in from the swamp to lend a hand to the chaos. Did they survive? Let’s put it this way, they will never be the same…

Filming/Editing: Ryan Chadwick

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