Moving forward is an intrinsic characteristic of mountain biking. This is evident in the physical activity, but just as true in every other realm. Sometimes this progression is tangible, like the first iterations of suspension bikes designed by motorcycle legend Mert Lawwill. Other times, it’s psychological, felt while grappling with the harsh conditions of the Chilean Andes, or, for slopestyle star Emil Johansson, a near-catastrophic storm within the body. French illustrator Victor Brousseaud has found his own niche in creativity and comedy, a largely unexplored nexus within our culture. As it is often said, constraints are the catalysts for innovation—and our sport is absolute proof of this concept. Welcome to Issue 11.2.