You’ve got to spin to win! A global pandemic and a few visits to the ER weren’t enough to stop Jordan Godwin from delivering this amazing part. Despite the challenges, Jordan brought his mind-blowing peg wizardry and technical prowess to the streets of Spain, Portugal and the United States.
All BMX and skateboarding, all day! Monster Energy congratulates its team of BMX and skateboarding athletes on claiming medals in key events on the fourth day of X Games 2022 in Vista, California, on Saturday. In the world’s largest showcase for action sports, the team claimed five medals in one day, including a full podium sweep in the BMX Park Best Trick discipline. At the California Training Facility (CA|TF), Monster Energy’s Mike Varga claimed gold with teammate Kevin Peraza earning silver and Jeremy Malott walking away with bronze in Dave Mirra BMX Park Best Trick. In the elite BMX Park contest, Justin Dowell took home the silver medal.
By the end of the fourth day of X Games 2022, the Monster Energy team had claimed a total of fifteen medals (4 gold, 9 silver, 2 bronze) with one more day to go.
Presented by Monster Energy as the official energy drink partner of X Games, the 65th edition of X Games is contested with no spectators in attendance and broadcast live to global audiences. For five action-packed days, viewers from across the globe get to witness X Games history written by the world elite in BMX, Moto X, and Skateboarding. More than 110 athletes from 14 countries are competing for a total of 57 medals across 19 medal disciplines.
On Saturday, the California Training Facility (CA|TF) in Vista hosted medal competitions in Women’s Skateboard Park, BMX Park, Men’s Skateboard Street, Skateboard Street Best Trick and Dave Mirra’s
Monster Energy congratulates its team of BMX and skateboard athletes on claiming medals in key events on the first day of X Games 2022 in Southern California. On Wednesday, vertical BMX and Skate disciplines were contested at the private “Sloanyard” facility in Vista, California, in a closed-to-the-public setting. The first-ever BMX MegaPark event saw 28-year-old Pat Casey from Riverside, California, claim silver as his fifth X Games medal.
The 65th edition of X Games is closed to the public with no spectators in attendance and broadcast live to global audiences. Medal events are contested at three unique athlete training facilities around Southern California: Monster Energy’s Sloan hosted Skateboard Vert competitions and the first MegaPark ramp at X Games for Skateboard and BMX competitions in his “Sloanyard” on Wednesday. On July 21, Axell Hodges opens his legendary “Slayground” compound for Moto X competitions, plus BMX Dirt. From July 22-24, the California Training Facility (CATF) will feature Skateboard and BMX competitions in Street and Park.
Here’s how the action unfolded on Day 1 of X Games 2022 for team Monster Energy:
BMX Mega Park: Monster Energy’s Pat Casey Walks Away with Silver in Discipline’s Premiere
When the action moved into the BMX Mega Park discipline, riders had a chance to attack all features of the Sloanyard compound in their runs. Dropping in from a 30-foot roll-in, BMXers launched over
The biggest showcase in action sports is officially back! From July 20-24, X Games 2022 will host BMX, Skateboard and Moto X competitions at three unique athlete training facilities in Southern California. Monster Energy, the official energy drink partner of X Games, is ready to bring the stoke with its team of top athletes and multiple X Games gold medalists to this history-making sports spectacle. The 65th edition of X Games will be closed to the public with no spectators in attendance. Medal events will be contested at three unique athlete training facilities around Southern California and broadcast live to global audiences.
Fans can look forward to witnessing action sports history written by the world elite in all three sports:
A huge weekend for action sports in one of the most storied contests is in the books! The Monster Energy team claimed podium spots in BMX Street. Second place went to 24-year-old Felix Prangenberg from Cologne, Germany. He was joined on the podium by 26-year-old Jordan Godwin from Newport, United Kingdom, and 27-year-old Kevin Peraza from Tucson in fifth place. From June 11-12, Simple Session 22 attracted over one hundred of the world’s best invited BMX street riders and skateboarders to Tallinn, Estonia. At the venue in the Põhjala Factory district, competitors put on an exciting showcase on the 1,800-square-foot Wessel-designed street course.
For the past 22 years, Simple Session has featured some of the biggest names in action sports in a
Make way for a certified punk rock icon! Monster Energy is proud to welcome BMX pioneer and punk rock legend Rick Thorne on Episode 32 of the sports and pop culture podcast UNLEASHED with The Dingo and Danny. Released today across Monster Energy’s social media channels, this latest one-hour episode features the lifestyle icon also known as ‘The Biker in Black’. Recorded inside Monster Energy headquarters in Corona, California, the podcast gets into the unique career of the 52-year-old from Kansas City, Missouri, who’s seen the evolution of freestyle BMX first-hand as one its trailblazers and style icons.
“I was the first bike rider in BMX to be tattooed, to wear all black, to have that look. I wanted to create
The podcast welcomes a true punk rock icon! UNLEASHED sits down with BMX legend Rick Thorne on a no-holds-barred episode. Tune in as podcast hosts The Dingo and Danny discuss the evolution of freestyle BMX with the rider who’s played his part in defining the sport and its lifestyle like few others.
It’s all pedal to the metal in this episode! UNLEASHED welcomes decorated BMX athlete and three-time X Games gold medalist Kevin Peraza to the show. Podcast hosts The Dingo and Danny talk all things freestyle BMX with the 27-year-old from Tucson, Arizona.
The three event series known as the BMX Triple Challenge concluded in Denver, Colorado. Big jumps, big tricks, and big slams... the final showdown in Denver was a hell of a warmup for the SX event later in the day.
What a way to end the season! Monster Energy congratulates team rider Daniel Sandoval on claiming the overall series win in the 2022 Monster Energy BMX Triple Challenge on Saturday. At the final stop of the competition series in Denver, Colorado, the 27-year-old from Corona, California, took second place in BMX Dirt to finish the season at the top of the leaderboard.Sandoval also soared above the competition in the Best Trick event and claimed the win.
“Winning the overall title feels pretty good and I’m just happy with the drive I’ve had lately to want to push hard. And to show up and have a trick list so big it’s hard to pick which ones will work for the weekend,” said Sandoval upon winning the 2022 Monster Energy BMX Triple Challenge series title.