THE BIGGEST SKATEPARK IN MEXICO! We are riding BMX bikes at the biggest skatepark in Mexico watching the world's best professional bike riders get ready for the big competition this weekend! So many amazing tricks are happening in the skatepark and many fans have showed up to support the event! This is the biggest biking event in Mexico and we are having so much.
The 2018 Vans BMX Pro Cup witnessed an incredible finish in Guadalajara, Mexico this past weekend as the industry’s leading professional men and women BMX riders battled for their last-chance at the podium before the series’ highly-anticipated World Championships finale. For the third and final Pro Tour event, defending Vans Pro Cup Guadalajara event winner Jason Watts triumphed yet again, surpassing his peers to mark his second consecutive victory in Mexico since 2017.
Merging smooth style with his signature manuals and seamless tricks at the Montenegro Skatepark, Watts remarked, “to win here again in Mexico feels absolutely amazing. I really like riding this park and with a bit of luck on my side, I somehow pulled through.”
The Vans BMX Pro Cup Series is the world’s definitive platform for BMX park terrain competition, showcasing the most talented BMX athletes from across the globe stopping in Australia, USA, Mexico and end in Spain for the World Championships.
When you have confirmed riders like Leandro Moreira, Nick Bruce, Jonathan Camacho, Pat Casey, Irek Rizaev, Kenneth Tencio and two of the Peraza brothers on the riders list, you better make sure you head down the comp. Dirt this time and it will be held in XICOTEPEC, PUEBLA, MEXICO. With a Pro purse of $ 10,000.= USD in the pot you can expect some craziness on DECEMBER 2ND & 3RD during the XICOTE BMX BMX dirt contest.
Mix in the wild locals and you are entering a party you don't want to miss. A big roll-in will lead to three doubles followed by a quarter that leads to either the left or the right depending on where you want to go. The Xicote Best Trick award is worth $1,000.= bucks so expect even more madness when that goes on.
An animated tour of our newest location, Woodward Riviera Maya, at the beautiful All-Inclusive Hard Rock Riviera Maya resort in Mexico. Woodward Riviera Maya is open for business and our big Grand Opening celebration is October 20-22.
The Vans BMX Pro Cup Series saw an incredible close to the final global qualifier event in Guadalajara, Mexico this past weekend as more than 30 world renowned BMX riders pursued their last chance to win before the Vans BMX Championships this season. Scouring the terrain with unpredictable and unique lines, Australia’s Jason Watts grasped his first major tour victory, highlighting an excellent performance merging technical manuals with back-to-back tricks throughout Montenegro’s vast course.
An emotional Watts states, “I’m speechless, winning this event is mind-boggling. Everyone rips it out there, I didn’t think this day would ever come. I have too much fun riding my bike to ever think about it.”
Trailing closely behind Watts, USA native and crowd favorite Larry Edgar earned a hard-earned second place, showcasing the contest’s greatest airs along with enormous trick combinations, while Spain’s Sergio Layos’ consistent riding and fearless speed merited him third, and also marks his third consecutive podium win in the series. Layos’ remarkable consistency throughout the series proves his momentum as a star contender to watch in the Championships.
Tom Dugan took home the event’s Best Trick award for a massive 360 bowl transfer, and Jamie Cooper-Ellis earned the event’s Best Line award in his first series appearance, landing an elevated bank transfer into the deep bowl.
Get a behind the scenes look at the third stop of the Vans BMX Pro Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico with riders figuring out the best lines at the Montenegro Skatepark. Riders Chase Hawk, Jason Watts, Dennis Enarson, Gary Young, Matt Cordova, Tom Dugan, Kris Fox and Alex Hiam give you the low down on the best lines and transfers at this enormous park.
This weekend, the final stop of the Vans BMX Pro Cup Global Series will bring together the event’s top-ranked athletes for a penultimate battle at Montenegro Skatepark in Guadalajara, Mexico, June 2-4. Stakes have been set high for the inaugural global series, thanks to Málaga event winner Chase Hawk, series points leader Sergio Layos, and top-ranking tour pros Corey Walsh, Larry Edgar, Matt Cordova, and more. Advancing pros will have a chance to prove their ranks at the first-ever Vans BMX Pro Cup World Championships in Huntington Beach, CA this August.
Famed for its many skateparks and prominent BMX scene, the city of Guadalajara is home to the one of the best park terrain courses, the Montenegro Skatepark. The expansive course sits amid a blossoming community park and showcases a spine, hips, extensions, and multiple uniquely shaped bowls that open possibilities for various transfer lines, and a shallow end that empties into a stone-faced wallride. Preview the contest course here!
The Vans BMX Pro Cup Series regional qualifier will take place Saturday, June 3, the day prior to the main event. Open to eligible registrants, the top 3 riders from Saturday’s regional qualifier earn an invite to the World Championship and the top 10 rankings will advance to the main event on Sunday, June 4 to join 18 advancing series pros and 3 wildcards for a final showdown.
Vans BMX Pro Cup Global Series riders, advancing to Mexico: