On the Women's side, FWS 2017 winner and 2018 leader Hannah Roberts is facing a huge challenge to hold on to the top spot with the German Lara Lessmann pushing her all the way. Minato Oike is currently cruising in third but she will need to drop her best tricks to keep her place ahead of two of the most stylish riders on the tour Nikita Ducarroz and Angie Marino.
A lower structure doesn't mean lower stakes in the UCI BMX Freestyle Flatland World Cup this season!
Matthias Dandois looked on track to repeat his overall victory of last year however Alex Jumelin's cosmic final run in Edmonton means this battle will be played out right to the end. Added to Chengdu's programme for the first time, this UCI BMX Flatland World Cup event offers one last chance for riders to give their all and take home the win.
In the women's event the freshly crowned winner of the French Cup Celine Vaes, who is currently second in the overall ranking, will be looking to challenge currently leader Misaki Katagiri. A proper flow and style battle awaits Chengdu's crowd!