My 2017: Lara Lessmann Hometown: Flensburg, Germany Sponsors: Iriedaily, ridetsg
Do you remember the first BMX event you went to this year and how did it go? Lara Lessmann: My first event this year might be Butcherjam which takes place in my hometown Flensburg. It's one of the biggest contests in Germany and the only one with a girls class. I've made 2nd place this year and had a super fun weekend together with all the ladies and my homies.
How many weekends/days were you away from home and at a BMX jam/contest or on tour? Lara Lessmann: Well, I've graduated from secondary school at a Danish school and used my 6 weeks holiday to go to Berlin and ride a lot of BMX together with amazing people. We drove from Berlin to the Fise stop in Budapest, after Budapest I stayed one week longer in Berlin. I realized that I enjoy Berlin a lot and decided spontaneously to move to Berlin. I live in Berlin for 4 month now, I do my highschool and have a lot of time to ride BMX.
What was the best event you went to this year that gets your vote? Lara Lessmann: There were many good events I visited this year. I love all German contests but I think Fise in Budapest was the best event cause of the good atmosphere and awesome people. It's always
Hannah Roberts has been pretty much unbeatable on the UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup circuit. But it didn't work out for her as planned at the second stop in Hungary. A few too many crashes placed her on spot 3 with Nikita Ducarroz and Lara Lessmann beating her to it. It's the first World Cup win for Lessmann.
Final results Women. UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup Park round 2. Budapest, Hungary.
1 LESSMANN Lara GER Flensburg 84.00 2 DUCARROZ Nikita SUI Geneva 79.60 3 ROBERTS Hannah USA Buchanan 79.20 4 SILVA CRUZ Shanice NED Rotterdam 78.00 5 ZACARIAS Analia ARG Posadas 77.40 6 MACARENA Pérez CHI Santiago 74.80 7 HARAMBOUR Camila CHI Punta Arenas 74.40 8 WARD Val GBR Chessington 67.00