The BMX Park community made the trek to Chengdu-China for the last stop of the UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup. With the year-end titles up for grabs this weekend and the title hunt for the Men being as close as possible, the weekend will go down in history no matter which way you take it. Because of his top-5 finish in Edmonton, Canada, Logan Martin was automatically pre-qualified for the semi-finals. His rival Daniel Dhers however had to ride the open qualifier to make it to Saturday's semi-final. Dhers showed he's a real pro by professionally taking one of the 19 transfer spots to keep the excitement alive, at least for an extra day. Whoever finishes in front of the other will win the 2016 UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup title. It's either going to be Daniel Dhers (VEN) or Australian Logan Martin, that's for sure.
Hannah Roberts (USA) is on a different level in the Women class. In qualification she showed why she's the leader of the UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup by doing flairs, barspins over the jump box,
The BOK series has a long history. Once a year the Dutch BMX scene makes it over to Deventer to hang out together and take over Burnside skatepark (not to be confused with Burnside in Oregon). The turnout this year was impressive. Riders from all corners arived during the day for the Am and Pro comp followed by some fun Best trick events. The idea was easy. Bikes, Beers, Music and getting nuts. You just had to be there to catch the vibe. It was BMX Freestyle in the purest form.
Riders pulled tricks for the first time, riders pulled tricks that they really wanted to do, riders just rode and made the best of it. The park had a few rails, flat banks, ledges, quarters and a temporary jump box with a ceiling that wasn't high enough for Tom van den Bogaard as he hit his helmet on one of the beams mid-air. But the party continued and once the Pro finals started the riders also turned it up a notch.
DJ Desmond Tessemaker got back on the bike for a moment to do the biggest flair transfer to death. It got him the