Vans concluded the second annual BMX Street Invitational at Off The Wall Skatepark in Huntington Beach where the world’s most talented BMX street riders battled for top honors and a chance to take home a piece of the $25,000 cash purse. With a stacked field of thirty-two competitors, the bar was set high by New Jersey’s Garrett Reynolds who claimed victory, taking home first place and $5,000 for his innovative tricks and dynamic riding.
“Today was my first time riding this park, it’s an awesome facility and everything about the park is perfect” exclaims Garrett. “To be out here riding with my friends and watching everyone progress is my passion, this is what I live for.”
2017 Vans BMX Street Invitational: Garrett Reynolds - 1st Place Run | BMX | VANS. Garrett’s highlights were his whole runs, linking so many difficult combos back-to-back. He’s no stranger to winning a contest, and today he deserved another win against the best street riders in the world.
1 REYNOLDS, Garrett 52 USA 26 FIEND 177.60 2 STARK, Reed 36 USA 24 BSD 173.60 3 BARRACO, Simone 42 ITA 25 RED BULL 170.00 4 TÜNTE, Daniel 49 GER 24 MANKIND 169.60 5 VARANYAK, Colin 46 USA 24 FIEND 168.20 6 CHURPINA, Max 12 RUS 24 PROPER BIKE CO 168.00 7 SMILLIE, Devon 54 USA 24 FLY BIKES 167.20 8 PRANGENBERG, Felix 45 GER 18 WETHEPEOPLE 166.00 9 DONNACHIE, Alex 47 GBR 23 BSD 161.40 10 BURNETT, Mark 51 USA 20 SUNDAY BIKES 159.60 11 PERRIN, Anthony 22 FRA 22 FEDERAL 158.80 12 CHAVEZ, Antonio 13 USA 18 PRIMO 142.00
The 17th edition of the annual Simple Session contest went down this weekend, 4 – 5th of February at the Saku Arena in Tallinn, Estonia. The BMX contest was for the first time held in two separate disciplines. Two-time Simple Session winner Garrett Reynolds USA won the BMX street contest, Reed Stark USA was second and Simone Barraco ITA third. In BMX park, Larry Edgar USA, a top qualifier in several Simple Session's, finally landed his long-awaited win. Daniel Dhers VEN placed second and Jack Clark GBR third.
"Larry Edgar took the riding level to new heights, sending his airs higher than everyone else and made it look good with style for miles. For his unique transfers the judges rewarded the Californian with maximum points.
The Real Series returns to the World of X Games content lineup on XGames.com and ABC, beginning with the Real Ski video competition dropping on XGames.com February 15, 2017. A forum for the world’s best riders and filmers to create premium video content, the Real Series brings together the worlds of competitive action sports and core video parts. Originally launching with the Real Street competition in the summer of 2010, the Real Series has now grown to include six video competitions each year – adding Snowboard, Ski, BMX, Moto and Wakeboard disciplines into the lineup – due its popularity within the action sports community.
The Real Series on ABC schedule for 2017 is detailed below: