In front of a packed house for the final day of the inaugural X Games Sydney 2018, Australian athletes gave their hometown crowd reason to cheer. Australian athletes took home 10 medals, three of them being gold, the most of any country. Ryan Williams of the Sunshine Coast kicked off the day winning his first X Games medal with gold in the BMX Big Air competition. Best known for throwing scooter tricks on the Nitro Circus tour, Ryan Williams showed he’s not just a one-trick pony. Adding BMX riding in recent years, Williams quickly learned his way around the bike and lands some of the most creative tricks in the discipline. Williams proved his BMX prowess by landing a nothing front bikeflip over the gap, to a frontflip flair at 11-feet, 3-inches to best the two-
Another sunny day welcomed a packed house of fans to Spotless Stadium for the second day of X Games Sydney competition. The hometown fans were in for a treat as Gold Coast native Kyle Baldock added his tenth X Games medal today at the inaugural X Games Sydney BMX Dirt competition finishing second behind Poland's Dawid Godziek while American Colton Walker grabbed the bronze. The second day of X Games Sydney competition kicked off with a crowd-favorite BMX Dirt final. With Sydney local Brandon Loupos attempting to defend his X Games Minneapolis gold against fellow Aussie medal threats Kyle Baldock and Logan Martin, the crowd
BMX Big Air Finals are happening at noon on Sunday 21 October. The qualification round is behind us and here is how it turned out for BMX in Sydney, Australia. In the BMX Big Air Qualifier, Jaie Toohey earned the final transfer spot, besting fellow Australians Andy Buckworth, Matt Whyatt and Todd Meyn.
BMX Big Air Qualifier
Douglas Oliveira, 74.33 (BRA) Q Alex Landeros, 71.66 (USA) Q
When the weather turned out better the Dirt contest at the 2018 X-Games in Sydney got on its way. With minimum practice the riders sent it anyway with the following ranking as the result. The finals will be crazy. Count on that one.
Monster Energy congratulates Alex Donnachie on his first X Games gold medal at X Games Sydney. For the first time in X Games history, the competition kicked off at Spotless Stadium bringing X Games fans to Sydney, Australia. Kicking off the first competition of X Games Sydney with a bang, Scottish rider Donnachie stunned fans by winning the gold in BMX Street upsetting the perennial gold medal favorite Garrett Reynolds. With a winning score of 84.33, the medal also put him in the history books as Scotland’s first X Games medalist.
"I don't know what to say...it doesn't seem real. It still hasn't sunk in yet," said Donnachie upon
The Italian BMX Freestyle Park championships took place at the ZOO Park in PRIERO (CN), Italy. Alessandro won the tricolore jersey and used the home advantage to his benefit. See who else made it on the podium of the first ever edition of the Italian BMX Freestyle Park Championship.
What an FFC French Cup final at the FISE Xperience Series in Le Grau du Roi! The Montpellier's couple Céline Vaes and Raphael Chiquet smashed it. Celine took the Gold both for the stop and the overall, as well as his guy Raphael who win this final battle with Thomas Noyer.
USA Cycling announced today the 12 athletes that will represent the United States in Freestyle BMX at the 2018 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships taking place November 5-11, 2018 in Chengdu, China. Among the competitors is 2017 World Champion, Hannah Roberts for the women and Nick Bruce who is currently ranked first in the UCI standings on the men’s side.
“The USA Freestyle riders are excited to contend in the 2018 World Championships. All our riders will be ready to contest for those prestigious UCI medals and have a good start to the qualifying period for the 2020 Olympic Games,” said Jamie Staff, BMX & Sprint Track Performance Director.
The 2018 Vans BMX Pro Cup Series celebrated a monumental finish as the series crowned Larry Edgar and Teresa Azcoaga the 2018 world champions of BMX park terrain in Málaga, Spain. Defending Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion Larry Edgar demonstrated some of the best BMX riding the world has ever seen with colossal airs and technical tricks to earn back-to-back Pro Cup World Championship title wins. Spanish native Teresa Azcoaga upheld her series lead to earn the first-ever women’s BMX park terrain championship title, cementing a historic moment for the BMX community. Edgar remarked with pride, “The level of riding across all stops this year has been incredible, so to be the overall winner is truly special.”