Big day today for the BMX riders as it was the finals of the first round of the 2023 UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. Men and Women fought all day for the first places on the podiums. What a show from the Women riders today. The first heat of riders already set the bar high with the Olympic Champion Charlotte WORTHINGTON’s flair and 360 over the spine and the Chinese rider Qian ZHENG showing the judges and public a backflip turndown and tailwhip on the beginning of her run, 540 and huge 360 turndown.
The second heat continued in this vein with a perfect run from Perris BENEGAS, and Jiaqi SUN first trick 360 tailwhip followed by massive 360 x-up to E.T and so many more tricks.
Day 2 of the first stop of the 2023 UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. On the programme today it was Women’s qualifications and Men’s semi-finals. The Women qualifications started strong with huge tricks from the Chinese riders. Backflip from Quian ZHENG, Suicide no hander from Sibei SUN and a Tailwhip from Jiaqi SUN, the Chinese women showed their skills on the bike and managed to qualify for the finals. As usual, Hannah ROBERTS, Perris BENEGAS, Nikita DUCARROZ and Charlotte WORTHINGTON turned the ramps on fire with some impressive Backflips, 360 Tuck no hander, Tailwhips and so much more. With her 540, Nene NAITO impressed the judges and took 2nd place just behind the World Champion Hannah ROBERTS.
BMX Freestyle Park international events are back with a round of the 2023 UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia! The first round of the 2023 UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup is coming soon. Open for men and women the competitions will be part of the Diriyah Urban Festival and incorporated in the second edition of Diriyah Season. Amateurs and Juniors will also compete in their own dedicated competitions. During five days, riders from all around the world are going to Saudi Arabia to fight for the win and show their best tricks to the public.
UCI BMX FREESTYLE WORLD CUP - DIRIYAH, Part of Diriyah Urban Festival, 15 - 18 FEBRUARY 2023
For the closing event of Diriyah Season, the sporting performances will be breathtaking as BMX
BMX Freestyle Park international events are back in Saudi Arabia with a round of the UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup in Diriyah 2023! After two editions of FISE in Jeddah and Riyad in 2018 and 2019, Hurricane Events, in collaboration with Elite Sports Center, is excited to announce that this winter, the UCI BMX Freestyle Park will return to Saudi Arabia, to Diriyah, for the first round of the 2023 UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup.
Open for Men and Women, the competition is also part of the qualification pathway for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The competition will be part of the Diriyah Urban Festival and incorporated in the second edition of Diriyah Season which calls all sports fans, foodies, and thrill-seekers for