Yet another epic Simple Session crowned their kings of skate and BMX street. In BMX, the first three places were awarded to Broc Raiford (USA), Courage Adams (ESP), and Reed Stark (USA). The BMX finals at Simple Session 2021 demonstrated everything this sport has to offer, from drama to camaraderie to simply fantastic tricks. Winner Broc Raiford says it was super intense before his winning run.
"Watching all my homies and fellow riders doing their thing and ride super hard and I just knew that when it came down to my run I had to leave it all out on the course and I'm so thankful that I landed
On the day of the Estonian 30th restoration of independence, there was another big event held in Tallinn – the world-famous Simple Session extreme sports festival that took place in Põhjala Factory. 61 skateboarders and BMX riders from 20 countries all around the world fought for their place in tomorrows' finals. After the skateboarders had finished, it was time for the BMX qualification round. Spaniard Courage Adams, who was one of the last athletes to perform, proved his skills. 25-year old impressed the judges with the smooth and elegant ride, and the reward for that was kind 91,33 points. Estonians Andreas Taru (27th, 28,66), Chris Patrick Tilk (21nd, 43 pts), and Martti Lainevool (22nd, 42,66 pts) didn’t make it to the finals.
One of the most spectacular performances was made by Julian Molina, who does the impossible and gives out such energy with just one leg. Crowds went wild with the happy vibes that Molina was radiating, he ended up in 26th place.
BMX experts Brian Kachinsky, Markus Wilke, Bart de Jong, and Toms Silins were the judges. Kachinsky, Wilke and De Jong were also present at Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.
Result List BMX Street Qualification Simple Session 2021, August 20, 2021 - Tallinn, Estonia. 1 ADAMS Courage RED BULL ESP 91.33 Q 2 PRANGENBERG Felix KUNSTFORM GER 88.00 Q 3 DONNACHIE Alex BSD GBR 85.00 Q 4 RAIFORD Broc RED BULL USA 83.33 Q 5 STARK Reed SWEETS USA 81.00 Q 6 HOFFMANN Bruno RED BULL GER 76.33 Q 7 PERRIN Anthony FEDERAL BIKES FRA 73.00 Q 8 JARVIS Joe FEDERAL BIKES GBR 71.66 Q 9 SMAJLI Miguel KUNSTFORM GER 70.66 Q 10 GUENDULAIN Gaspar VANS ARG 66.66 Q 11 KENNEDY Alex CULT CREW GBR 64.16 Q 12 HEATH Parker GT BIKES USA 61.66 Q 13 BLABOL Jirí SHADOW CZE 60.33 Q 14 DOAN Hobie KINK BMX USA 57.00 Q 15 PODOBA Andriy BSD UKR 55.33 55.Q
ELITE BMX Park 1 Marin Ranteš 2 Kieran Reilly 3 Jacob Thiem 4 Jack Clark 5 Alessandro Barbero 6 Ernest Zebolts 7 Matej Zan 8 Michael Meisel 9 Kristof Krausz 10 Zoltan Ujvary 11 Juan Pablo Rojas Cuellar 12 Jonas Lindermair
Best trick: - Kieran Reilly Big Air: - Kieran Reilly