Vans BMX Pro Rider Jason Watts takes you behind the scenes at the Vans BMX Pro Cup World Championships to get some video clips of his fellow riders, using some unorthodox techniques in his usual Aussie style.
The Vans BMX Pro Cup Series, the world’s definitive platform for BMX park terrain competition, gears up for the ultimate grand finale event in Surf City USA on August 4 & 6. Held in partnership with the largest action sports festival in the world, the Vans US Open, the highly anticipated championships showdown will bring the top-ranking contenders to Huntington Beach, CA for one final gauntlet to crown the first-ever Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion of BMX park terrain. Following an exciting series around the globe in Australia, Spain, Mexico, and now to the U.S., the following tour pros and regional qualifiers will compete in the World Championships.
Comprised of 24 tour pros, 13 advancing regional qualifiers, three wildcards in the Men’s division, and
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.”
The Vans BMX Off The Wall BMX Street Invitational returns to Huntington Beach, CA on March 25. The contest brings together the biggest names in BMX Street riding, as well as amateur riders to the Vans Off The Wall Skatepark. The Vans BMX Street Invitational honors the sport’s elite as they illustrate their style across urban terrain including stairs, handrails, ledges and banks.
CONFIRMED RIDERS ARE: CHAD KERLEY DENNIS ENARSON TYLER FERNENGEL MIKE GRAY BROC RAIFORD BRUNO HOFFMANN DEVON SMILLIE ALEX DONNACHIE SEAN RICANY DAKOTA ROCHE ALEX KENNEDY TY MORROW TRAVIS HUGHES