Today was a special day for BMX Flatland in general, but also marking a new chapter for European competitive and sportive platforms under the BMX Freestyle umbrella. It was the first BMX competition on a larger scale, since the pandemic started - the enthusiasm couldn’t have been more exciting.
The European flatland titles went to Matthias Dandois from France and Irina Sadovnik from Austria whop were accompanied by Varo Hernandez (Spain) and Alex Jumelin (France) in Elite Men, and Julia
Results C1 Kalashnikov Cup Park - Izhevsk - Russia 30 April 2021 Elite Men Park: 1 DHERS Daniel VEN 200 points 2 RIZAEV Irek RUS 160 3 FOMINOV Nikita RUS 130 4 ISAKOV Nikita RUS 110 5 MOLLAEV Aleksandr RUS 90 6 AKHMETZYANOV Jamil RUS 70 7 ALIEV Anar RUS 50 8 LIUBISHKIN Arsenii RUS 30 9 ZHURAVLEV Pavel RUS 20 10 KHOLODNIAKOV Artem RUS 10
Elite Women Park: 1 LIUBIMOVA Valeriia RUS 200 points 2 KRUGLOVA Ekaterina RUS 160 3 MALYSHEVA Elena RUS 130 4 TEREBOVA Anastasiia RUS 110
Monster Energy congratulates Kevin Peraza and Larry Edgar on their first and third finishes, respectively, at the Street Style stop of the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge series in Arlington, Texas. Peraza’s well-rounded trick delivery and Edgar’s speed and power helped each of them clinch their victories on the multifaceted course. Walled-in on three sides by giant shipping containers, the Peraza-designed layout catered to all different styles of riding with a variety of unique ramp configurations including rails, ledges, multiple quarter pipe transfers, a box jump, and more. Riders in attendance complimented the course perfectly with a mix of street focused shredders like Broc Raiford and Reed Stark, to the more transition inclined, including Edgar and Pat Casey, least not forget upcoming star
The 2021 National Park Championship took place at Rampfest in Melbourne, Australia. With the high level of riders in the country it was going to be a heavy comp to make it on the podium in the Men class. Natalya Diehm added another title to her C.V. on a borrowed bike and borrowed helmet. She had just been cleared from a broken hand on Thursday before the comp after she had already flown in. After several classes rode their National Champs, the Elite Men final is when the roof came off. In the end the results looked like this:
Elite Men: 1 MARTIN Logan AUS 200 UCI points 2 LOUPOS Brandon AUS 160 3 MATTHEWS Joshua AUS 130 4 DOVE Josh AUS 110 5 WATTS Jason AUS 90 6 GIBSON Samuel AUS 70 7 TOOHEY Jaie AUS 50
The need for BMX comps is there but in these times it's still challenging to do it under safe conditions. The BMX Triple Challenge series had its most recent stop at the Supercross race in Arlington, Texas. As in the past years a change to a Street type contest was held. A strong field of riders made it out to Arlington for the event and here's how the top 3 ended up and who won Best Trick.
BMX Triple Challenge, Arlington, Texas. 1) Kevin Peraza (MEX) 2) Matt Ray (USA) 3) Larry Edgar (USA)
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge took place in Houston on Saturday. The set-up consisted of a big portable roll-in, two giant sets and the quarterpipe at the end. Some serious talent made it to Texas for the comp and watch the first round of the Monster Supercross event in the evening. When everything was done and dusted this is how the podium looked:
Toyota BMX Triple Challenge dirt: 1) Andy Buckworth (AUS) 2) Pat Casey (USA)