Born: 04/06/90
Hometown: Colchester, UK
Current location: Southhampton, UK
Years riding: 16
Sponsors: NS Bikes, Octane One, Monster Energy, GoPro, Swatch, ION, Continental, Halo Wheels, TSG, Marzocchi
2014/2015 Rides: NS Bikes Majesty Park, NS Snabb, NS Soda Slope, NS Soda FR, NS Fuzz DH
Hobbies: biking, surfing, snowboard, motocross

After two seasons of riding on NS Bikes components Sam Pilgrim signed a full - two year - Team NS Rider contract in January 2011. Currently this 20 year old British rider is one of the most skilled and experienced riders in the world. He proved it by finishing 6th in the 2010 FMB World Tour ranking. This year after switching to NS Bikes and becoming brand's top team rider he is more confident.


Over the last few years Sam has been on the podiums during the biggest events like Crankworx, Red Bull District Ride, 26Trix, Monster Energy White Style, Vienna Air King, Rocket Air Slopestyle, Monster Energy Slopestyle, FISE and many more. His first season on the NS Bikes team ended on the 3rd spot in the FMB World Tour overall ranking. In 2012 he was 5th but the best season came in 2013 when Sam finally become the FMB World Tour Champion.


    NS Bikes Majesty Hardtail Bike:
    Frame: NS Bikes Majesty Park 2014 Gold
    Fork: Marzocchi DJ 1 2014 Custom all-black
    Headset: Octane One Warp 1 integrated
    Gyro: Tr!ckstuff Trixer
    Stem: Octane One Chemical Pro 2014
    Handlebar: NS Bikes Proof 2014 Gold
    Grips: NS Bikes Sam Pilgrim Signature Black
    Pedals: NS Bikes Aerial Pro 2014 Gold
    Crankset: Octane One 2PCS Pro Gold
    Sprocket: Gusset 4X 27T
    Chain: Octane One Halflink
    Saddle: Octane One Pivotal
    Seatpost: Octane One Pivotal
    Wheels: Halo Chaos Complete
    Tires: Continental Race King
    Weight: light!

    NS Bikes Soda Freeride Bike:
    Frame: Soda FR medium silver/lime
    Damper: Marzocchi Roco TST
    Fork: Marzocchi 66
    Headset: Semi Intergrated
    Stem: NS Quark Pro
    Handlebar: NS Evidence
    Grips: NS Sam Pilgrim Signature
    Pedals: NS Aerial Pro
    Crankset: Sram X0
    Sprocket: Sram
    Chain: Sram
    Saddle: Octane One pivotal
    Seatpost: Octane One pivotal
    Wheels: Halo Chaos wheelset
    Tires: Kenda


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FMB World Tour 2013 Champion
FMB World Tour 2012: 5th place overall
FMB World Tour 2011: 3rd place overall


2015: 5th Crankworx Slopestyle, Les 2 Alpes (FRA)
2015: 1st Dirt Masters Slopestyle, Winterberg (GER)
2015: 5th Swatch Prime Line, Munich (GER)
2015: 4th Swatch Rocket Air Slopestyle, Thun (SUI)
2015: 6th 26Trix, Leogang (AUT)
2015: 9th Crankworx Slopestyle, Rotorua (NZL)

2014: 2nd Swatch Prime Line, Munich (GER)
2014: 2nd Swatch Rocket Air Slopestyle, Thun (SUI)


2013: 3rd Red Bull Joyride, Whistler (CAN)
2013: 2nd Bearclaw Invitational, Mt. Washington (CAN)
2013: 5th Colorado Freeride Festival, Colorado (USA)
2013: 2nd Teva Slopestyle, Les 2 Alpes (FRA)
2013: 3rd 26Trix, Leogang (AUT)
2013: 1st NS Bikes Slopestyle, Kluszkowce (POL)
2013: 2nd Red Bull Berg Line, Winterberg (GER)
2013: 1st FISE, Montpellier (FR)
2013: 1st Bike Days Solothurn, Solothurn (SUI)
2013: 1st Swatch Rocket Air Slopestyle, Thun (SUI)
2013: 1st Teva Slopestyle, Queenstown (NZL)