Day three at the inaugural X Games Minneapolis displayed the embodiment of the action sports lifestyle as over 40,000 fans passed through the gates to witness the worlds best skateboarders, BMX and Moto X riders battle it out in the name of X Games glory. Today's action saw the Toyota Men’s BMX Park.
Action kicked off with the Toyota BMX Park Finals where Kevin Peraza took the win on the smooth transitions of the custom built course. Between massive airs, a stylish 360 tail-whip to table top and a technical 360 nose manual on top of the quarterpipe feature, the 22-year-old from Tucson, Arizona took his first ever gold in BMX Park with a score of 90.33. Trailing a full three points behind,
G-Form, the leader in athletic impact protection, is excited to announce the addition of Kevin Peraza and Colton Walker, two of BMX’s rising stars to its athlete roster. Peraza and Walker join a star-studded roster that already include 2016 Rio Gold Medalists Connor Fields and 10 time X-Games medalist Kevin Robinson. Peraza was born into the world of BMX, as his father and three brothers all actively ride BMX. The Tucson, AZ product is known for his infectious personality and competes in both dirt and park events. 2016 saw Peraza make serious noise in the BMX scene, finishing first at Simple Session and the Summer X-Games, along with a list of other top finishes.
Kevin Peraza produced one of his most original video parts to date with a mix of perfect park and street riding, Kevin pulled some tricks he’s been planning for over ten years in his hometown and abroad. With help from his younger brothers, he got his last two bangers in a single day and lived to tell the tale.“Crazy Man" by Josefus Bank Robber Music
Just as I stated in the street recap, I threw this edit together as a precursor to the official SS recap video I plan on doing, so forgive the lack of editing, stabilization, color correction, or..anything. With the 12 heaviest dudes making it to the finals, today should be nuts. - Ryan Fudger
Kenneth Tencio's skatepark in Jaco, Costa Rica is officially open! To celebrate, Kenneth hosted a jam and invited out Kevin Peraza, Ben Wallace, Greg Illingworth, Pat Casey, Tom Isted, and Paul Ryan to join the fun. Check out some of the awesome riding that went down.