As a brand, Burn strives to be the world‟s catalyst for acting on ambition, day and night.Burn ignites the fire inside of those who have a desire to express themselves positively, tirelessly,creatively and with purpose. It‟s a movement of progressive energy, a catalyst for ambitious action.
“My passion is everything to me. I live it. I dream it. I spend every minute of my life thinking about it. It‟s adesire, a need and a flame inside me, much stronger than anything else. It makes me brave, invincible andunstoppable. When energized, this flame becomes a fire, so strong that nothing can extinguish it.”
8 well trained athletes from the following disciplines: skateboarding, snowboarding and bmx&mtbpaid by Burn with a monthly salaryrepresenting the brand‟s image in local & international competitionsone of the most important Burn‟s assets and permanent content generatordevelop individual projects for sport progression
Follows his dreams Is capable of winning contest, thoughInspires us as much by his individuality is more interested in fueling hisand personal style as by his riding skills personal ambitions Is fun, attractive and confident Is popular with everyone, but they do it being true to themselves, not by Is a creative person with a clear following a trend sense of self-identity Is an artist first & an athlete second
Riders Profiles on Burn Energy Drink International Facebook Page!
Ciprian Popescu, team manager Kinda Geza, snowboard Adolf Bobo, skateboard PROGRESSIONNATIONAL TEAM: Adolf Bobo, snowboard Cristian Benescu, skateboard Tudor Cristea, snowboard Demian Barnabas, bmx George Barbulescu, skateboard DEVELOPMENT LAYER: Tibi Bajka, bmx
team Manager / September 7, 1974 / BrasovHe plays the role of „the ruler‟.Riding since 1990, snowboard and mtb dh, also enduro in the past.Popo is the one in charge of team‟s management. He travels with the team at contests,photo shootings and other events burn athletes have to attend. He‟s also the one thattracks riders‟ performance. He keeps the boys motivated and inspired.Even if he‟s not riding in competitions anymore, or at least not all the time, Popo hasnever stopped riding. He‟s one of the most active and important figures in thecommunity, an opinion leader.This year Burn got the chance to organize together with Popo Burn in the Air,representative bmx & mtb big air contest in Brasov, an event of success even at its firstedition. People got crowdie and international riders joined the competition as well.With a very strict discipline, Popo is for sure an example of that means having „the goodlife‟ ahead. Starting with his trainings routine, nutrition, everyday riding sessions,travelling, partying, feeding his passion.All in all, Popo is the Daddy.
Snowboard & MTB DH / July, 16 1983 / Miercurea CiucGeza is „the hero‟. The best Romanian snowboarder, also riding in internationalevents.• 6 times Romanian National Champion in BoarderX & Big Air.• 9th place at FIS European Cup Big Air (Kiev, Ukraine, 2008)• 39th place at FIS World Snowboard Championship (2009)For Geza slopes full of powder, bigger and bigger kickers, or a sketchy path in the forest arenot battlefields but playgrounds. He declares to have been obtaining all his results only bydoing the things that he most enjoys in life. Geza‟s no. 1 rule: “Respect people and nature”.He‟s the superstar, the inspiration to all other riders. He‟s the next step of snowboarding inRomania. He challenges everything and for him this is the key to progression.In parallel with riding, he started organizing community events together with Burn. He owns„Ridemore‟ – creator of Ridemore Camps (snowboarding schools held in Romania andAustria) and Dirt on Fire Competition (at its first edition in 2011 – bmx & mtb internationalcontest held in Miercurea Ciuc). Still, not having plans of retiring from snowboarding.
Snowboard & Skateboard / December 22, 1988 / Miercurea Ciuc„The explorer‟ of Burn team.Bobo is a traveler. He travels, that‟s what he does. Today he is in Ciuc, withthe family, tomorrow he might be in Bucharest, in Timisoara, or Sibiu, or BaiaMare. And probably next week he will be in Dachstein, riding more and morebecause he enjoys this kind of life. For Bobo skateboarding andsnowboarding are perfect occasions to meet people and to learn a newlesson from all of them.Inside the team, he‟s the big brother. He gives good advices and usuallykeeps the other guys pumped for doing „the new stuff‟. Bobo is the source offun in everything. Inside the community, Bobo is probably the most popularfigure, just because everybody knows him, and everybody has a story to tellabout him. Life is about worth telling experiences for our rider and that‟s whyhe prefers to stay away from trouble. He still has to work on that.Geza describes him as a man of trust. That‟s for sure.
Skateboard / April 7, 1993 / Sibiu„The Innocent‟ but the energy freakGeorge is part of the development layer of Burn team. He‟s a rookie but with anenormous potential of growing. He is very talented and has unlimited resourcesof energy. He talks a lot, but he rides on skateboard a lot more.His mentor is Alin Gavozdea, an oldschool mate of local skateboarding scene.But George also takes lessons from Uskat or Bobo, and he‟s so glad being theircolleague. Especially when the boys decide to film his tricks, and they keepfilming him for hours.George is still in high school, and besides skateboarding he goes to schooleveryday, with a very strict supervision from his Dad.
Snowboard & Enduro / August 15, 1983 / Baia MareYou can say Tudor is the „regular guy‟.Very disciplined. He wakes up every day at the same hour, goes to work, thenwork-out, then enduro if it‟s summer, or basketball. The key of success in Tudor‟scase is training and exercise.Tudor is the definition of laughter, optimism and good mood. Apparently you wouldsay he‟s the bad boy, with tattoos and high speed riding and all. But those whoknow him will definitely declare that Tudor is „the good man‟. Belonging and fitting-in are his characteristics when comes to Burn team.Tudor sees snowboarding as the best way to have fun. Sunny weather, just ridingand relaxing. Living the good life.
Skateboard / December , 1 1982 / Bucuresti„The Creator‟Uskat is on skate since 1997, and for sure he‟s the Father of many youngskateboarders of our local scene. Everybody appreciates Uskat as their favoriterider. And so he is. Just because nowadays there are plenty of other riders thatstruggle to be in the spot light, Uskat prefers to stay in the back and photoshoot, train, inspire and motivate them. That‟s why he‟s the creator, he goes outin the skate park every day and then he uploads new creations on the Internetin the evening, being the main promoter of skateboarding in Romania.Anyway, Uskat still participates in contests with very good results.Off topic, Uskat just loves Barcelona.
BMX / July, 16 1989 / Baia MarePlaying the „the entertainer‟.His passion for bmx is so big, he hardly finds words to describe it.He dreams about it day and night. But everything comes sonatural to him that it‟s like watching a good show when Barnigoes with the flow on his bike. Always struggling for the big tricks,he got to win the appreciation of the community in a very shorttime. No injure from bmx is going to stop him from achieving thedream. Having on his side the huge community of MiercureaCiuc, they will manage for sure to take bmx to the next level alsoin our country.This year, he won the prize for „best Romanian rider‟ on Dirt onFire event. And he has represented Romania at BarcelonaExtreme and Offline Festival (in Budapest). That‟s a huge step forRomania in the progression of sports.
BMX / June, 11 1993 / Sfantul GheorgheTibi or „the magician‟Tibi Bajka is a time-bomb machine of bmx tricks. You never know whenhe comes out with something new and unexpected. Together withBarni they really work like a team, they ride and train together, theytravel together, and though so different they share the same spirit.Tibi is also part of the development layer of the team. With big plans fornext year regarding his performance. He always puts a big smile on hisface, always looking calm and concentrated. Like the real pros.Tibi Bajka is a good example for every rider on how it is to have a real,authentic passion and to wake up every morning with this thought inyour mind.
Burn Team Presentation Movie, 2010Short Edit Introduction of Team Burn to the communityhttp://vimeo.com/16539108Team City Tour Project, 20117 days trip across Romania together with Team Burn meeting local communities of skateboarding and bmx.http://vimeo.com/25005557Ridemore Camp, 2011Snowboard school managed by one of the riders, Kinda Gezahttp://vimeo.com/17690422