The Vans BMX Pro Cup series nears the final countdown to the World Championships as the world’s best BMX riders head to Mexico City for the penultimate competition before the Vans Pro Cup Finals in Huntingtinton Beach in September. Once again highlighting yet another brand new tour stop for the series, the Vans BMX Pro Cup will be hosted by the vibrant community of Mexico City, Mexico at the Skatepark Metro Puebla 2. Located in the sports and culture district of town, the final qualifier for the Vans BMX Pro Cup Tour will showcase top-ranking names of the season including consistent podium vererans Sergio Layos and Teresa Azcoaga from Spain, Jason Watts and Perris Benegas winners of the Germany event, and of course, Larry Edgar, 2018 defending world champ, who has prevailed in the series following a bumpy start this past April.
Recently transformed and upgraded for the Vans Pro Cup Series, the Skatepark Metro Puebla 2 is well-known for its different quarterpipe features, concrete bowls, different heights and box jump spots. As part of the renovation, the park will also see new elements integrated throughout the course, built by Vans and with influence from global team rider Jason Watts, the new park offers competitors a huge opportunity to get even more creative and establish unique lines.
Open to all prospective competitors, the Men’s regional qualifiers will kick off the week starting on August 16, determining the best Men’s contenders from the region to meet with the top rankings from the Germany event. The final competitor field including regional wildcards will be confirmed soon.
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
The Vans BMX Pro Cup Series is the world’s definitive platform for BMX park terrain competition, showcasing the most talented BMX athletes from across the globe! The second stop of the series, we head to Waiblingen BMX Park in Stuttgart, Germany June 14th - 16th, 2019. Keep your eye out for highlights!
This video is far from polished, but jet lag is getting its best of me and you all still deserve a look into the first day of the 2019 Vans BMX Pro Cup in Sydney, Australia. Watch Dennis Enarson, Larry Edgar, Alex Hiam, Boyd Hilder, Corey Walsh, and more get prepared for the insanity!