November 13, 2022
Team USA continues its five-year podium streak at BMX Freestyle Worlds.
November 13, 2022 /ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The 2022 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships ended with the BMX Freestyle Park Finals. Twelve males and twelve ladies competed in the finals, with three males and three ladies from Team USA making the huge present.
Elite Women’s Finals
Triple world champion Hannah Roberts (Buchanan, Mich.; Hyper BMX) refereed the ladies’s finals together with the remainder of the Team USA ladies Perris Benegas (Reno, Nevada; Haro BMX) and Angie Marino (Buffalo, NY; Cult Crew).
Roberts was on an enormous run and landed a double tail whip on the quarter however fell attempting to throw a entrance flip she had already landed in follow. Roberts stated: “It’s unbelievable. I do not suppose it is sunken but. It’s an indescribable feeling. Obviously that was the aim. I simply needed to get on the market and do my finest. Unfortunately I crashed in my first run and needed to do my backup run, however to get the win with it was an incredible feeling. I’m positively trying ahead to the remainder of the season.
Benegas discovered her movement and had fairly a run, together with her basic huge airs touchdown a rating of 76.00. After a tough fall in follow final evening after over-spinning on a backflip, marino was again to salvation. She flowed by means of her line and scored a 75.00.
1. Hannah Roberts (US) – 87.20
2. Nikita Ducarroz (SUI) – 84.70
3. Iveta Miculycova (CZE) – 83.20
7. Perris Benegas (US) – 76.00
9. Angie Marino (US) – 75.00
Elite Men’s Finals
The males’s closing introduced the occasion to a detailed and spectators had been in anticipation of the insane runs, particularly after the ladies’s pleasure. Justin Dowell (Virginia Beach, VA; Hyper BMX), Markus Christopher (Canton, Ohio; DK Bicycles) and Daniel Sandowal (Corona, California; Free Agent Bikes) had been the three males representing Team USA.
dowel was all the time at his finest at world championships. He gained in 2018 and was fourth twice and needed to get again on the podium. 2022 was his yr and he had an unbelievable first run. He posted a 91.50 and was assured that may put him on the podium, however a number of riders had been but to fall. He ended the day with a silver medal and could not have been happier.
“It feels great. It’s been a four-year break where I haven’t made it onto the podium, but I’ve finished fourth twice in a row so we were right there. I put some time into the off-season and worked on things that had to be done, and here I am, hoping to get first place again!”
For 19 yr olds Christopher, This was his first yr in worldwide competitions and his first time at the World Championships. He’d discovered his movement all week in qualifiers and semis and it was a thrill to make it to finals day. He crashed in his first run however made up for it in his second run of the day, mastering each trick he got down to do. He scored 90.26, putting fourth.
Sandoval had some huge methods on his checklist that he tried to nail down in follow. Unfortunately, after going completely all-out in two runs, he fell in each runs trying a double aptitude on the quarter pipe.
1. Rim Nakamura (JPN) – 93.80
2. Justin Dowell (US) – 91.50
3. Anthony Jeanjean (FRA) – 91.20
4. Markus Christopher (USA) – 90.26
12. Daniel Sandowal (US) – 50.40
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