Simple Session 15 qualification day is done and the results have revealed the first rankings, as well as the contestants for the finals. A total of 88 BMX riders and 67 skateboarders from 34 countries competed in the qualifications, with 24 best riders of each disciplines making their way into Sunday's finals. Four-time Simple Session champion Drew Bezanson (CAN) finished as top ranker.
BMX finals start at 3 PM GMT. It will be broadcasted via Red Bull
Australian BMX star Caroline Buchanan has set up a mouth watering clash with Olympic champion Marian Pajon in tomorrow's opening round of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series in Manchester after finishing second to the Columbian in today's Time Trial Superfinal. Buchanan, the defending world cup series champion and the winner in racing last year in Manchester went down fighting as the lead swung back and forth throughout the lap, with Buchanan eventually falling
Great Britain welcomed the opening of the 2015 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester in winning fashion, with five of six riders through to tomorrow’s finals (19/4).
Olympian and 2014 World Cup winner Liam Phillips delivered to a roaring home crowd, winning the men’s Time Trial Superfinals in 28.713 seconds – a fraction of a second ahead of USA’s Connor Fields.
Kyle Evans placed sixth overall, beating current UCI Men’s Elite
Name: Akira Sakata
Hometown: Kanagawa, Japan
Hook-ups/Sponsors: Motocross InterNational, VolumeBikes, DemolitionParts, Wharf.MFG.CO, Vans Japan, Flourish BMX Shop
The favorite list:
-Spot to ride: Sagamihara Yokohama
-BMX video: DQYDJ2, Let 'Em Talk
-Riders to ride with: All the homies in my local.
-Movie: We Bought a Zoo
-Bike company: VolumeBikes
-Bike shop: MyShop
The international BMX circuit is set to commence this weekend, as the best riders on the planet descend on the National Cycling Centre in Manchester for the first round of the 2015 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series. Headlining the 15 strong Australian contingent is defending World Cup series champion Caroline Buchanan, and reigning world champion and Olympic silver medallist Sam Willoughby.
Known around the world as a Mecca for indoor BMX, Manchester’s
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