Always good to see little kids on bikes. Even better to see them experience their first ever BMX event. A completely free event, the Hot Wheels Superchargers event had kids of all sizes and skill levels out and riding...the future of BMX is indeed bright...
Hot Wheels® and Woodward, a POWDR company, announced today the dates and locations for the 2019 Hot Wheels™ Junior Series built by Woodward, an amateur skateboarding and BMX competition series that invites participants 16-years-old and under to compete and progress their skills. The Series gives kids around the country an easy entry into the world of competition by inspiring them to take on new challenges, meet new friends and compete for great prizes. Registration for the series is now open at hotwheelsjuniorseries.com.
Running from April through September, the Hot Wheels Junior Series kicks off in sunny Huntington Beach, Calif., April 5-7 and includes skate and BMX contests spanning disciplines such as street, park, bowl, mini and dirt. Additional stops include Phoenix, Ariz., Rye, N.H., Tahoe, Calif. and Woodward, Pa. Awards are given to athletes at every event in each discipline across four participant divisions including ages 10 and under, ages 11-16, women’s and advanced.
"In the same way playing with Hot Wheels nurtures the 'Challenger Spirit' by encouraging kids to try, fail, and repeat to achieve success, so does the world of action sports,” said Ricardo Briceno, Hot Wheels Director of Global Brand Marketing at Mattel. "The Hot Wheels Junior Series gives kids the forum to
Kids from around the country made the trip out to Woodward West in Tehachapi, California to compete in the Hot Wheels Junior Open. An open skateboard and BMX contest for kids 16 and under, where all ability levels are welcome! Take a behind the scenes look at the 3-day Junior Open through the eyes of competitors Gavin Bottger, Lazer Crawford, Roman Hager, Nobacel Villalobos, Carlin Makibbin and Sean Curliss.