As is tradition during the week of Ascension, the city of Montpellier will vibrate to the rhythm of the world’s largest urban sports festival. From May 17 to 21, 2023, nearly 600,000 passionate spectators will converge on the banks of the River Lez in the Occitan city for the FISE, the 3rd largest free sports event in France.
Some 2000 professional and amateur athletes, 7 sports, 14 disciplines, 6 World Cup contests and high ranking competitions... The numbers are quite impressive and position the festival as a major event in the international sports calendar.
Nearly a year before the Olympic Games in France, two key FISE competitions, the 2023 UCI BMX
Full results UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup Park, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. 1000 UCI Ranking points for Logan Martin and Hannah Roberts. Men Park 1 Logan MARTIN 30 AUS 1000.00 2 Marcus CHRISTOPHER 21 USA 900.00 3 Brian FOX 28 USA 820.00 4 Jose TORRES GIL 28 ARG 770.00 5 Istvan CAILLET 31 FRA 720.00 6 Irek RIZAEV 26 *** 670.00 7 Kevin PERAZA GARCIA 29 MEX 620.00 8 Kaden STONE 20 USA 570.00 9 Kieran REILLY 22 GBR 520.00 10 Justin DOWELL 23 USA 470.00 11 Daniel SANDOVAL 29 USA 430.00 12 Rimu NAKAMURA 21 JPN 390.00 13 Marin RANTEŠ 28 CRO 350.00 14 Bryce TRYON 23 USA 310.00 15 Ernests ZEBOLDS 24 LAT 270.00
Results of the National Championships BMX Park over in Chile! Elite Men Park: 1 Ivan GALDAMES SALAZAR 23 CHI 200.00 UCI Ranking points 2 Jose CEDANO CABRERA 25 CHI 160.00 3 Ismael ARROYO ROMERO 18 CHI 130.00 4 Bogart CONTRERAS 21 CHI 110.00 5 Benjamin ARMIJO FARIAS 18 CHI 90.00 6 Marco QUIROZ RUPALLAN 30 CHI 70.00 7 Gaspar BECERRA MARTINEZ 17 CHI 50.00 8 Jeremias RIOS PROVOSTE 20 CHI 30.00 9 Emerson QUEZADA QUEZADA 23 CHI 20.00 10 Bastian PAEZ RETAMALES 28 CHI 10.00
Best known as the ‘Super Bowl of Flatland BMX’, Red Bull Circle of Balance returned for the fifth iteration of the event after a 10-year hiatus. The global roster of athletes took their talents to the floor at New Orleans’ iconic Mardi Gras World; a venue as artistic and eclectic as the sport itself. Sixteen hand-selected athletes from nine countries went head-to-head in the bracket-style competition as viewers around the world tuned in live on Red Bull TV.
Flatland BMX is best described as break dancing on a bike. Athletes control their bikes with their bodies in a dance-like rhythm of spins and twists. Over 500 spectators lined the competition floor and surrounding stands as riders battled it out in one heated round after the next.
The Dutch BMX Park National Championships were squeezed in at the end of 2022 to continue the streak of having national champions for history's sake. going into the comp the level of thr riders was close. It made for a good battle to even make the final. The riders that entered ride in Eindhoven a lot. They ride together to progress together, but on 17 December 2022 the judges had to decide who was actually the best of them all. Daniel Wedemeijer has been struggling with a shoulder injury but wanted to enter anyway as he had been setting up the Dutch Championships himself. His first qualification run gave him a score of 71 but he didn't manage to step it up in run two and was eliminated. Jari Roggerveen scored a 71 in run number two where he pulled the fakie roll to front flip at the end of his run. Jari blasted through the park in Jari style with a smile on his face and pleasing the crowd. An average score of both runs of 74,33 helped Pim Scheers transfer to the finals just behind Arjan Ellens (76,83), a recovered Levi Weidmann (77,67) and Tom van den Bogaard (82,67). The 4-men final was going to be a good one.
Pim Scheers turned it up a notch in order to grab third place at the 2022 Dutch Park championships. He added a flairwhip to his run that was already packed with seatgrab indians, whips on the hip, front flips, no-footed cancans and as a bonus he nailed a triple tailwhip on the step-up in his 2nd run. Arjan Ellens was the only one to start off scoring points by bomb dropping from the wall into the quarter. Everyone likes to see stunts and Arjan brought them. Double barspin transfers, no-footed cancan one-footers,
Best known as the 'Super Bowl of Flatland BMX', Red Bull Circle of Balance returned for the fifth iteration of the event after a 10-year hiatus with Canadian Jean William Prévost crowned champion at the US debut of the global event. Here is all you need to know:
- Sixteen hand-selected athletes from nine countries went head-to-head in the bracket-style competition at New Orleans' iconic Mardi Gras World in front of over 500 spectators as global viewers tuned in live on Red Bull TV.
- American riders performed larger than life tricks, European athletes brought style and steeze, and Japanese participants demonstrated technical precision in the ultimate showcase of sport.
The season came to an end at the Gold Coast. Home base of Logan Martin who put home advantage to good use as he had the last run of the day and some hammer runs were just pulled right in front of him. The Aussie made it work and scored the overall UCI World Cup title at the same time after three stops this year. 2023 should see a 6-stop Park season with venues all over the world from Saudi Arabia, to Belgium to France to...... Get on it. Join the fun. Here's the 2022 standings. Make sure you get on the list next year.
2022 Overall standings UCI BMX Park World Cup: 1 MARTIN Logan AUS 2800
Logan does it. An intense final wrapped up the 2022 UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup year at the Gold Coast in Australia. For a moment it looked like Anthony Jeanjean was going to run with it but Logan Martin came out swinging in the last run of the event. It was a great way to end the year but it won't be long before we're back at it. Find the results of the last stop below.
BMX Park Men results: 1 MARTIN Logan AUS 2 JEANJEAN Anthony FRA 3 NAKAMURA Rimu JPN 4 CHRISTOPHER Marcus USA 5 DOWELL Justin USA 6 REILLY Kieran GBR 7 MATTHEWS Joshua AUS 8 TRYON Bryce USA 9 TOOHEY Jaie AUS 10 THIEM Jacob USA 11 FOX Brian USA