Raised by supportive parents in a BMX-focused family, Tucson, Arizona local and two-time X Games gold medalist Kevin Peraza has emerged as a multi-faceted contender across BMX disciplines. This is his story.
Kevin Peraza. Age: 23 | Hometown: Tucson, Arizona | Bike: Mongoose La Familia, Demolition parts | Most recent video part: Opener, "Illustrated" by Vans | BMX Park gold, X Games Minneapolis 2017, BMX Dirt gold, X Games Austin 2016 |
2016 / 2017 X Games Gold Medalist Kevin Peraza is one of the most well-rounded riders in the entire BMX world. Watch him absolutely shut down his local indoor skatepark in Tucson, Arizona in the name of Bell Helmets!
Monster BMX: Kevin Peraza Skatepark Session 2017 (BMX STREET) Monster Energy brought us over to Hastings, UK and we filmed a fun Session with Kevin Peraza in the Street Plaza Skatepark at the Source Park! Pretty amazing what Kevin pulled off within one hour.
My 2017: Kevin Aaron Peraza Hometown: Tucson, Arizona. Sponsors: Monster Energy. Vans Shoes and apparel. Mongoose Bicycles. Demolition Parts. Bell Helmets. Ethika. G-Form Protection. Shop GLD. Cicli Noe BikeShop.
Do you remember the first BMX event you went to this year and how did it go? Kevin Peraza: Monster Energy Toyota Triples dirt Challenge. In Anaheim, California. I got 5th and had some good fun to start the year lol. Hahaha
How many weekends/days were you away from home and at a BMX jam/contest or on tour? Kevin Peraza: Every other weekend. I think I was home like a month and a half this year. With my girlfriend being 4 hours away and going back and forth from my city to hers. But, I love it. Traveling and seeing the world is an essential part of what I do. I can't complain.
What was the best event you went to this year that gets your vote? Kevin Peraza: VansBmxProCup in Malaga was the wildest event. Not to mention we all got to session Ruben's Bowl and rode the city. So much hyped and good times. I can't wait to Go back.
Day three at the inaugural X Games Minneapolis displayed the embodiment of the action sports lifestyle as over 40,000 fans passed through the gates to witness the worlds best skateboarders, BMX and Moto X riders battle it out in the name of X Games glory. Today's action saw the Toyota Men’s BMX Park.
Action kicked off with the Toyota BMX Park Finals where Kevin Peraza took the win on the smooth transitions of the custom built course. Between massive airs, a stylish 360 tail-whip to table top and a technical 360 nose manual on top of the quarterpipe feature, the 22-year-old from Tucson, Arizona took his first ever gold in BMX Park with a score of 90.33. Trailing a full three points behind,
G-Form, the leader in athletic impact protection, is excited to announce the addition of Kevin Peraza and Colton Walker, two of BMX’s rising stars to its athlete roster. Peraza and Walker join a star-studded roster that already include 2016 Rio Gold Medalists Connor Fields and 10 time X-Games medalist Kevin Robinson. Peraza was born into the world of BMX, as his father and three brothers all actively ride BMX. The Tucson, AZ product is known for his infectious personality and competes in both dirt and park events. 2016 saw Peraza make serious noise in the BMX scene, finishing first at Simple Session and the Summer X-Games, along with a list of other top finishes.
Kevin Peraza produced one of his most original video parts to date with a mix of perfect park and street riding, Kevin pulled some tricks he’s been planning for over ten years in his hometown and abroad. With help from his younger brothers, he got his last two bangers in a single day and lived to tell the tale.“Crazy Man" by Josefus Bank Robber Music