Two big jumps. One run counts. Anyone can ride. That's one hell of a recipe for progression...and a lot of disaster. In its second year, the Triple Challenge has gained incredible notoriety as one of the most progressive events in BMX. This three-stop dirt series takes place during select Monster Energy Supercross events and runs much the same as its Supercross counterpart. Here are the highlights from stop number one and we'll see you guys in Glendale, Arizona, on January 26th for stop number two!
Monster Energy’s Kyle Baldock took a respective second place at the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge at Monster Energy Supercross in Anaheim, and teammate Colton Walker took third. After the dust settled, both Baldock and Walker were holding over-sized checks at the first stop of the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge. In its second year, the Triple Challenge has gained incredible notoriety as one of the most progressive events in BMX. This three-stop dirt series takes place during select Monster Energy Supercross events and runs much the same as its Supercross counterpart. And, it’s one of the few open invites events in the States, so it brings some of the best riders from as far as Russia and several unknown riders attempting to break into the mainstream.
“The Ramp” finale…finally. Shot in the middle of 2016, various obstacles and periods of nothingness have let this video sleep dormant for far too long. But, I think it shows how timeless The Ramp can be, as the riding from Kevin and Alex still stand up to the level of riding today. I know it’s only been a year and a half, but progression happens fast these days.
In 2014 we released ABOVE BELOW to the BMX world showing some of the most epic street riding in history as well as what it took to get there. In January 2015, Monster Energy BMX rider Dan Lacey decided he had to go back for some unfinished business from the last project and BEYÔND was born. Here we give you part 1 BELIEVE showing the struggle and victory’s Dan endured to get this done.
In 2014 we released ABOVE BELOW to the BMX world showing some of the most epic street riding in history as well as what it took to get there. In January 2015, Monster Energy BMX rider Dan Lacey decided he had to go back for some unfinished business from the last project and BEYÔND was born. Here we have part 2 BEYÔND which is the action and Dan’s heaviest part to date!
Monster Energy, the official energy drink of X Games Minneapolis 2017, congratulates its athletes on a hugely successful weekend of competition. The world-class team took a total of 14 medals across skateboarding, BMX, and Moto disciplines with four gold, seven silver and three bronze. Visit monsterenergy.com for exclusive content on all the team’s successes. The four-day event made its inaugural debut in the Twin Cities at the state-of-the-art U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis drawing significant crowds with an estimated overall attendance of more than 100,000 fans.
For the opening night on Thursday, July 13, fans watched Skateboard Vert and BMX Vert finals
Monster Energy congratulates BMX athletes Colton Walker and Kyle Baldock on their respective gold-medal victories in BMX Dirt and BMX Best Trick on the final day of X Games Minneapolis 2017. Walker took gold in the BMX Dirt competition, and Baldock won bronze. Just an hour later Baldock also won gold in the Dave Mirra’s BMX Best Trick final — his second. Wrapping up competitions at the inaugural X Games Minneapolis fans were treated to a spectacle as Monster Energy athletes dominated the day on their bikes. First up was the BMX Dirt Finals in which riders link up three consecutive jumps ranging in size from 17 to 25 feet before hitting a new addition to this year’s contest, a 10-foot quarterpipe at the end of the course.
Monster Energy congratulates James Foster for his gold medal finish on the mega ramp at the inaugural X Games Minneapolis. This was Fosters first ever gold in BMX Big Air, an event in which he had placed third in two previous attempts. After a cancelled event last year in Austin due to severe weather, the BMX Big Air returned taking center stage on Friday night at the US Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Without having to deal with the weather elements, and rallied by the cheers of a rowdy crowd, riders were afforded ideal conditions to take this one-of-a kind event to new heights. Taking the highest single score out of four attempts, the guys were judged on amplitude, style and technical difficulty.