Vans BMX would like to welcome three riders to a more permanent place on the BMX team. Larry Edgar, Sean Ricany and Travis Hughes have all been pushing their own riding and the boundaries of BMX. They were all down to rock Vans before 2018 and now we're making it official.
It’s no secret that Larry is a beast on a bike, goes an extra couple feet higher than the next guy and has some of the best inverted 3’s in the game! With an amazing year under his belt, with high demands from travel and contests, this video became quite the journey. Originally meant to be only a few months in the making, at most, but between travel, contests, scheduling and injuries for both the filmer Nathan and Larry himself, it took a little longer than planned. As they say, good things take time and Larry was able to pull through and get it wrapped up! Power personified .... Enjoy
When the dust settled it was Larry Edgar taking the top spot in the 2017 Vans BMX Pro Cup Series. Larry's finishes of 3rd, 4th, 2nd and 2nd were enough to edge him out as the overall champion, placing consistently better than any other single rider in the overall series. Check out Larry's highlights from all the global stops here.
The inaugural 2017 Vans BMX Pro Cup World Championships closed out a remarkable series finale today as Larry Edgar was crowned Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion. His critical second place finish bumped up his overall rankings to edge out former leader Sergio Layos to take the victory. Annihilating the custom-spec cement park course in Huntington Beach as part of the Vans US Open, Edgar’s showstopping airs and effortless technical style has surpassed the world’s best BMX park riders, earning him the coveted World Championship title, in addition to the crowd favorite Big Air Award.
“My only goal was to have as much fun as possible this season,”Edgar exclaims. “Winning the Vans
Today, Woodward Copper announced Larry Edgar, pro BMX rider, to join the list of pro coaches that have been scheduled to rip up the terrain for the 2017 Summer BMX Camp. Larry will team up with Adam Baker and other expert BMX coaches from June 18-24, to help campers sharpen their riding skills and tricks in an array of bike courses, including the Woodward Copper Barn, indoor bowl, mini ramp and street course. Edgar, pro BMX rider for Vans, Fly Bikes, Stay Strong BMX and Ride 100% recently won Simple Session 2017 and secured third in the 2017 Vans BMX Pro Cup. His freedom to be creative through riding has inspired those in the action sports industry and even more so, those of the younger generation.
What would you do for a private backyard session with professional BMX riders Larry Edgar and Daniel Sandoval? Join the tour and take a ride at X-Games Gold Medalist Stephen Murray's Backyard "Stay Strong Compound" in bright and sunny Riverside, California.
Larry Edgar: A Day in the Desert Video. Hot off a huge win at Simple Session 2017, we met up Larry Edgar in Southern California's desert region to capture a day of shredding a few amazing concrete parks. Speed, style, height, and perfection. Larry makes BMX look good.
1 EDGAR, Larry 40 USA 23 FLY BIKES 181.00 2 DHERS, Daniel 29 VEN 31 RED BULL 178.80 3 CLARK, Jack 34 GBR 22 TALL ORDER 178.40 4 BRUCE, Nick 35 USA 24 TOTAL BMX 178.00 5 VARGA, Mike 39 CAN 20 DK 176.00 6 PERAZA, Kevin 42 MEX 22 MONGOOSE 175.80 7 LOUPOS, Brandon 33 AUS 23 GT BMX 175.60 8 TENCIO, Kenneth 37 CRI 23 RED BULL 174.00 9 ANDREEV, Kostya 36 RUS 24 TOTAL BMX 165.80 10 RIZAEV, Irek 38 RUS 19 TOTAL BMX 165.00 11 TORRES, Jose 18 ARG 21 KROW 164.40 12 CASEY, Pat 41 USA 22 MONGOOSE 157.20
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.