Monster Energy congratulates Monster Army riders Colton Walker and Brian Fox on their first and third-place wins in BMX Triple Hit at the second Nitro World Games at the Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah. With live coverage on NBC during a single three-hour broadcast, Monster Energy’s world-class athletes took a total of four trophies across tonight’s FMX and BMX events.
A progression-focused trick fest, the Triple Hit is three jumps where the only option is doing the three hardest tricks in succession. With the best riders in the world next to him, Walker stepped up to the challenge to take the win with his very last run in this insane event and his second consecutive win.
With the return of the Nitro World Games to Salt Lake City on Saturday, the revolutionary competition took action sports to never seen before levels of excitement and achievement. The NBC primetime television audience, global livestream viewers and the Rice-Eccles Stadium crowd all witnessed action sports history with scores of world’s first landed during the event. Over 40 athletes competed in six finals on a massive course. Harry Bink topped the podium in FMX Best Trick. Ryan Williams took home two first place trophies, both in BMX Best Tricks (defending his 2016 title) and Scooter Best Tricks. Other repeat winners include Colton Walker (BMX Triple Hit), Levi Sherwood (FMX) and Elliot Sloan (Skate Best Trick).
The final field has been set for the Nitro World Games,returning to Salt Lake City’s Rice-Eccles Stadium for its second year this Saturday, June 24. NitroWorld Games is a bold reinvention of action sports competition and will feature the world’s best inaction sports’ most exciting disciplines including FMX, BMX, skate and scooter. Action sports icon and Nitro Circus co-founder Travis Pastrana and Nitro Circus Executive Chairman and Global Headof Creative Mike Porra co-created the Nitro World Games which will air live during primetime on NBC at 8 p.m. EST/PST.
“Huge props to the competitors who are putting everything on the line to compete in Salt Lake Citythis weekend,” says Pastrana. “These are the best of the best and are determined to take the competition
Watch Kyle Baldock, Nick Bruce, Brian Fox, Colton Satterfield, Marcus Christopher, Andy Buckworth, and more battle it out for a chance to compete in the finals of BMX Triple Hit at the 2017 Nitro World Games!
Officially partnering with Nitro World Games, Monster Energy proudly announces its team of athletes headed to Salt Lake City this weekend for the second Nitro World Games taking place on Saturday, June 24 at 4:30 pm (MDT) at the Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City with live coverage on NBC during a single three-hour broadcast. Created by Nitro Circus CEO and Creative Director Michael Porra and action sports legend Travis Pastrana, Nitro World Games, the revolutionary action sports competition, will host the best athletes and biggest stars from across the globe in action sports’ most exciting disciplines to include freestyle motocross (FMX), BMX, Skateboard, and scooter. Created to reinvigorate the world of action sports, Nitro World Games features new disciplines, formats, tricks and massive ramps along with a Nitro-invented live scoring format to ensure fans can
Choose your three favorite athletes from each list of semifinalists. If they make it to the podium on Saturday, you earn points. Choose all three correct for maximum points per event. Top 10 highest total scores will win a signed Travis Pastrana jersey!
Follow #NitroWorldGames for live updates from semifinals on June 23rd to see if your picks are advancing to the finals. And catch all the finals action streaming LIVE on June 24th at nitroworldgames.live.
Eight more BMX Best Tricks semifinalists are bound for Salt Lake City, where they'll vie for a spot in the Nitro World Games finals. The eight who earned a spot in the semifinals, in finishing order, are: James Foster, Zack Warden, TJ Ellis, Dawid Godziek, Jacob Bailey, Robin Davis, Brandon Loupos, and Vince Byron.