-Jamie Bestwick holds the lead in BMX vert points standings, and he has won 13 out of 17 events in the four-year history of the Tour. Look for huge amplitude and flawless 540’s.
-Portland is the favorite stop of BMX park competitor Mike Spinner, 20, who won the event last year after landing the first 1080 in American competition. Watch for him to pull of his newest trick, a quad whip, which where he whips the tail of his bike around his body four times before landing.
-Cameron White is known for his signature barspin backflip tailwhip, and he’s sure to pull it off in the BMX dirt competition. He won last month’s Right Guard Open.
-Two-time defending Dew Cup champion Daniel Dhers is currently undefeated, and straight off a win at X Games 14. Watch for a no-handed, corked out 720.
The complete 2008 AST Dew Tour schedule is as follows:
Event Date Location
-Panasonic Open June 19-22 Baltimore, Md.—Camden Yards Sports Complex
-Right Guard Open July 17-20 Cleveland, OH—North Coast Harbor
-Wendy’s Invitational Aug. 21-24 Portland, Ore.—Rose Quarter
-Toyota Challenge Sept. 11-14 Salt Lake City, UT—EnergySolutions Arena
-PlayStation® Pro Oct. 16-19 Orlando, Fla.—Amway Arena