The Vans BMX Pro Cup made it to Stuttgart, Germany this past weekend. Paul and I flew in on Friday afternoon to catch the regional qualifier. The talent there was huge already and the 4-weeks old park in Waiblingen, near Stuttgart was treated with rubber marks all day. The highest placed riders could join the Pro Cup qualification round the next day. Madona (BRA) took top honours followed by Zdenda Pesek (CZE) and Jay Dalton (USA). The park in Waiblingen was turned into a small festival area with food trucks, merchandise stands, drinking area, grandstands to watch the contest from, judging tower with DJ and MC’s and a friends and family area with Vans sit sacks and beach chairs. The event promotion had done its job as the place was packed all weekend with BMX fans. It’s great to see
The world’s leading platform for elite BMX park terrain competition, the Vans BMX Pro Cup drew to a close yesterday (June 16) with the Men’s Final at the brand new Waiblingen BMX Park. Another energetic, 5,000 strong crowd made the finals an unforgettable one, it was Australia’s Jason Watts who deservedly took home the top spot. Watts outshone the rest of the field with a winning formula of technical tricks tied in with crowd pleasing big airs, the judges commented on his impressive back to back nose manual combinations. Winner of the first stage of the Vans BMX Pro Cup in Sydney, Spain’s Sergio Layos fought valiantly for second place, displaying consistency throughout the competition and surprising the judges by landing different tricks into the tombstone each run. Defending 2018 Vans BMX
Vans BMX Pro Cup Germany Mens Finals Results Sunday, June 16, 2019
1st Jason Watts, Age 26 Australia 2nd Sergio Layos, Age 33 Spain 3rd Larry Edgar, Age 25 United States 4th Corey Walsh, Age 24 Canada 5th Dennis Enarson, Age 28 United States 6th Matty Cranmer, Age 21 United States 7th Kevin Peraza, Age 24 United States 8th Alex Hiam, Age 23 Australia 9th Jose Torres Gil, Age 24 Argentina 10th Josh Dove, Age 16 Australia 11th Boyd Hilder, Age 23 Australia 12th Sem Kok, Age 22 Netherlands 13th Rim Nakamura, Age 17 Japan
Vans BMX Pro Cup, the world’s leading platform for elite BMX park terrain competition landed in Stuttgart, Germany on June 14 for the first time ever in the series’ history, hosted at the brand new Waiblingen BMX Park. The competition kicked off with the Regional Qualifiers on June 14, followed by the Women’s Pro Cup Finals and Men’s Pro Cup Semi-Finals on June 15.
A packed Regional Qualifiers produced an awe-inspiring spectacle of riding as 72 competitors from 17 different countries battled it out for a place in the Vans BMX Pro Cup Finals. It was Brazil’s Cauan Madaona who took the first place, a real pleasure to watch, he impressed the judges with his effortless style and flow, landing his tricks to perfection. Madaona was joined by Czech Republic’s Zdenda
Results Pannonian Challenge in Osijek, Croatia. C1 event. 8-9 June 2019.
Elite Men results: 1 Logan Martin 1993 Australia 95 2 Irek Rizaev 1997 Russia 92 3 Marin Ranteš 1995 Croatia 90.67 4 Jack Clark 1994 United Kingdom 88.33 5 Declan Brooks 1996 United Kingdom 86.67 6 Michael Meisel 1996 Germany 82.33 7 Ismael Fries 1996 Argentina 77 8 Bryce Tryon 2000 USA 75.33 9 Justin Dowell USA 74.33 10 Konstantin Andreev 1993 Russia 67
Elite Women results: 1 Lara Lessmann 2000 Germany 94 2 Analia Zacarias 1989 Argentina 91.67 3 Perris Benegas 1995 USA 89.33 4 Teresa Fernandez-Miranda 1994 Spain 88.67
Results UCI BMX Flatland World Cup Montpellier, France. 1 NEKOLNÝ Dominik CZE 2 DANDOIS Matthias FRA 3 SASAKI Moto JPN 4 ISOGAI Takumi JPN 5 JUMELIN Alexandre FRA 6 ADAMS Terry USA 7 VAN BERKEL Sietse NED 8 BONNECUELLE Matthieu FRA 9 HUDSON ARAYA Benjamin Ignacio CHI 10 MOYA FERNANDEZ Alberto ESP 11 CHIQUET Raphael FRA 12 HERNANDEZ DEL POZO Alvaro ESP 13 PREVOST Jean William CAN 14 POOSA-ART Pakphum THA 15 ITO Masato JPN 16 WADE Bo USA
Over 125,000 people packed the banks of the River Lez today for an epic day of action sports.
UCI BMX FREESTYLE PARK WORLD CUP FINAL - WOMEN: Everything was set for an exciting hour of BMX. The sun was up, the wind was down and the crowd were ready to see the amazing progression of the BMX Women's community. The panel of judges were looking for style, amplitude and tricks, and they were not disappointed. Once again Hannah Roberts was unbeatable. She did not make any mistakes, she completed a perfect run, starting with a whip on the spine, and ending with a flair. Two tricks among others that she is the only woman to master so well. In
X Games Shanghai closed out with a another day filled with Skateboard, BMX and Moto X competitions, along with musical performances and interactive activities including drone and go cart racing in X Fest. The action kicked off with BMX Street, where American Garrett Reynolds reclaimed his spot atop the podium and earned his 10th gold in the discipline and 13th medal overall. Reynolds threw down a toboggan 360 and truckdriver, both over the dragon feature on the course, along with a downside 180 tailwhip to fakie and a hopover smith grind on the rainbow rail. Reynolds edged out German rider Felix Prangenberg (85.00) who took silver, and X Games Minneapolis gold medalist Chad Kerley (84.00) took home the bronze.