When young Larry's parents refuse to drive him to a BMX contest, he decides to ride his bike there. One catch: the contest is 30 miles away. Larry must ride in extreme heat, while evading his dad, and somehow win it all in this installment of Vans’ Classic Tales.
Monster Energy congratulates Larry Edgar on his strong second-place finish in the BMX Street Style event as an extension of the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge in Arlington, Texas, this Saturday. In front of a high-energy crowd at AT&T Stadium, the 26-year-old from Corona, California, put his full aerial mastery on display to claim a podium finish in an elite field of riders.
The special one-off BMX Street competition went down as part of the Pit Party fan festival during this weekend’s Monster Energy Supercross event in the home stadium of the Dallas Cowboys football team. Some of the world’s best BMX riders attacked a one-of-a-kind downhill course stacked with ramps, trailers, jersey barriers, wallrides, and rails.
BMX tour life can be tough. For Vans’ team rider and consecutive BMX Pro Cup champion Larry Edgar, his high-flying antics require ultimate confidence that he’ll be supported when landing on sharp metal pedals or bailing on concrete. Fortunately, for Larry and BMX riders everywhere, Vans is proud to release the Old Skool Pro BMX in Larry Edgar’s very own black and yellow colorway.
At the shoe’s core is Vans’ Wafflecup BMX outsole technology, specifically designed to deliver a superior combination of pedalfeel, support, and durability. This iteration has been upgraded with Vans’ proprietary PopCush, a brand-new foam recipe, meticulously tuned for impact protection, cushioning, and custom energy return for every type of riding. Reinforced underlays in high-wear areas, otherwise
The level of BMX progression is off the charts right now and Monster Energy riders are pushing the boundaries. Monster Energy congratulates Larry Edgar on taking third place at the third stop of the Vans BMX Pro Cup series in Mexico City this weekend. In front of a capacity crowd at the Skatepark Metro Puebla 2, the 26-year-old from Corona, California, earned his podium spot despite a knee injury in a highly contested finals featuring the world’s best BMX park riders.
Also walking away with a trophy, Monster Energy’s Kevin Peraza took first place in the progression-driven Best Trick event. In an open session that had the high-energy crowd on its feet, the 24-year-old from Tucson, Arizona, pulled a never-been-done 180 Backflip Tailwhip over the park’s spine ramp to take
Episode five of In The Volvo features the one and only Larry Edgar, who had just came off an incredible contest season, winning the year end title for the Vans BMX Pro Cup—for the second year in a row. While bouncing around between a few desert skateparks and trails, Larry talks about blasting airs, his passion for cars, working out, and he answers some viewers questions as well.
When it comes to going fast and going big, Larry Edgar's name comes to mind quickly for many riders. With that being said, Larry needs a frame that can hold up to everything he can throw at it! The 2019 AIRE frame is built from full seamless 4130 chromoly tubing with a relaxed head tube angle and longer back end to make it perfect for transitions and going fast, while still being able to take it out on the streets as well.
Monster Energy congratulates its newest athlete, Larry Edgar, on doing the unthinkable: repeating as the 2018 Vans BMX Pro Cup Series overall champion. Bursting onto the contest scene in 2015, Edgar has refined his unreal ability to blast transition to become one of the most revered riders on the deck. Edgar’s amazing talent on a bike, passion for competition, and all around winning attitude makes him a great addition to the Monster Energy family.
“To be a part of Monster Energy is surreal; I’ve wanted it for so long. Picking up that helmet and putting it on felt like Christmas morning,” said Edgar.
A true world series event, the Vans BMX Pro Cup has eight stops—four regional qualifiers and four
The 2018 Vans BMX Pro Cup Series celebrated a monumental finish as the series crowned Larry Edgar and Teresa Azcoaga the 2018 world champions of BMX park terrain in Málaga, Spain. Defending Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion Larry Edgar demonstrated some of the best BMX riding the world has ever seen with colossal airs and technical tricks to earn back-to-back Pro Cup World Championship title wins. Spanish native Teresa Azcoaga upheld her series lead to earn the first-ever women’s BMX park terrain championship title, cementing a historic moment for the BMX community. Edgar remarked with pride, “The level of riding across all stops this year has been incredible, so to be the overall winner is truly special.”