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"The Godfather of Freestyle Motocross," Mike Metzger held his second annual "The Hit Is Out" event this past weekend in the Southern California desert oasis, otherwise known as Ocotillo Wells. One of the greatest freeriders of all time, Metzger created the event as a way of giving fans an opportunity to ride one of the greatest freeride spots in the world with some of the big names in the industry, as well as give aspiring FMXers a chance to show their stuff. The three-day event consisted of trail rides, live bands, a freestyle show and lots and lots and lots of freeriding. Riders this year included Metzger, Steve Haughelstine, Bryce Hudson and many others.
ESPN FMX crashed the first day on Friday, but we were unfortunately unable to tag along for the duration of the three-day event. Check out the video above to see Metzger showing the kiddies how it's done on his big KTM four-stroke. The Godfather is in the building.