SA-FARI | A South African BMX Adventure. Follow Greg Illingworth, Kevin Kalkoff and Thomas Benedetti as they venture off the beaten path and into the wild of South Africa’s unparalleled beauty, whilst on the hunt for some of the most elusive spots and remote locations the country has to offer. The result is 17 minutes of pure, raw BMX combined with breathtaking visuals captured over 4000km of travel.
Monster Energy’s BMX athletes dominate at FISE in Montpellier, France. Monster Army’s Justin Dowell had an incredible weekend at FISE with a win in the UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup, and third place in the Spine Ramp the night before. Rounding out the podium spots are Jose Torres who earned the top spot in Spine Ramp, and Pat Casey with first place in Dirt finals. Teammates Moto Sasaki took third place in UCI BMX Flatland World Cup, and Leandro Moreira took second in Dirt. After qualifying in 10th after the Park Semi Finals, Dowell was one of the first people to ride in the Finals and he set the bar with a score of 91.20. Afterward he anxiously watched as the rest of the heats went down.
Monster Energy congratulates team rider James Foster on a strong bronze medal finish in BMX Big Air at the inaugural X Games Shanghai 2019 today. In a boundary-pushing Big Air session on the giant Mega Ramp that drew massive crowds at the Shanghai International Tourism and Resorts Zone, the 33-year-old from Redlands, California battled the world elite of big ramp BMX freestyle riders to claim his sixth career X Games medal. The first-ever X Games Shanghai 2019 brings the biggest names in BMX, skateboarding and freestyle motocross together for an action-packed weekend. The world’s premier action sports spectacle reaches audiences in China and millions of viewers across the globe via live broadcasts on ESPN and partner networks.
Speaking of spectacle, it hardly gets more spectacular than BMX Big Air. Towering over the X Games event village at a total height of 73 feet, the Big Air ramp proved a crowd magnet on Saturday. Starting from a 59-feet roll-in, BMX riders sent their best aerials over the kicker gap in the structure’s middle – optionally clearing a 50-feet or 63-feet gap – before finishing their runs with massive aerials on the 27-feet quarterpipe. Each rider received four runs to post a high score – composed of the gap and quarterpipe aerials – in a final session featuring ten athletes from three countries, including six American riders, three Australians and one Brazilian.
Monster Energy’s Foster came into the event as a podium threat after winning back-to-back gold at X Games Minneapolis 2017 and 2018, plus silver at X Games Sydney 2018. But past achievements held no
Monster Energy congratulates Pat Casey and Andy Buckworth on their second and third place finish at the final stop of the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge in Denver, Colorado. It’s been 13 years since a Supercross hit Denver, Colorado, and with its return came the highest level of dirt riding at the Toyota Triple Challenge. The final stop of the year pushed progression even further with the biggest jumps ever seen at the series, and arguably the largest of any event. As always many of the best riders in the world, along with hungry up-and-comers converged on Colorado to see what they could get done.
The qualifying event on Friday wasn’t open to the public, but the level of riding remains unchanged. Although the Denver setup did bring one huge difference: the jumps themselves. A 20-foot-tall roll-in
The Toyota BMX Triple Challenge has proven to be the premiere event for pushing the level of dirt riding. But this year, the stop in Arlington switches all that up and takes on a whole new feel with ramps, trailers, jersey barriers, wallrides, and rails. The unique, street style course was designed by none other than Monster’s own Kevin Peraza and it brought out some of the best street and ramp riders in the world…check the highlights!
Monster Energy congratulates Dan Lacey on his Best Trick win at the second stop of the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge in Arlington, Texas. Taking place during select Monster Energy Supercross events, the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge has proven to be the premiere event for pushing the level of dirt riding. But new for this year, the Arlington stop switched all that up and took on a whole new street feel with ramps, trailers, jersey barriers, wallrides, and rails. The unique, street-style course was designed by Monster Energy’s Kevin Peraza featuring some of the best street and ramp riders in the world.
The qualifying event on Friday wasn’t open to the public, but 36 riders battled it out for 13 spots in the
BMX and motocross go hand in hand, especially at select Monster Energy Supercross events where the Party In the Pits thanks to the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge. Some of the best riders in the world came to Anaheim to throw down their two best tricks on a couple of giant dirt jumps. At the end of the day, Monster's own Pat Casey and Andy Buckworth took home first and second place... Congrats!
Monster Energy congratulates Pat Casey on his victory and teammate Andy Buckworth on taking second place at the first stop of the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge. Casey’s incredible riding put him a notch above a stacked field of riders at the very first BMX event of the year. The first stop of the three-stop series, the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge takes place during select Monster Energy Supercross events and is at the forefront of the progression in BMX. The Anaheim event is a two jump, no apologies trick event that appeals to both the best riders in the world and up-and-comers who are looking to make a name for themselves.
Four straight days of rain prior to the event put strain on the construction crew, but two pristine (albeit