Jul 19, 2017

Vans BMX Pro Cup World Championships to Showcase World’s Best BMX Riders in Huntington Beach August

Napolitan, Cooper-Ellis and Loupos Advance from Woodward East Regional Qualifiers

Costa Mesa, CALIF (July 19, 2017) – The Vans BMX Pro Cup Series, the world’s definitive platform for BMX park terrain competition, gears up for the ultimate grand finale World Championships event in Surf City USA on August 4 & 6. Held in partnership with the largest action sports festival in the world, the Vans US Open, the highly anticipated championships showdown will bring the top-ranking contenders to Huntington Beach, CA for one final gauntlet to crown the first-ever Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion of BMX park terrain. Following an exciting series around the globe in Australia, Spain, Mexico, and now to the U.S., the following tour pros and regional qualifiers will compete in the World Championships.

Comprised of 24 tour pros, 13 advancing regional qualifiers, three wildcards in the Men’s division, and an additional 17 finalists in the Women’s competition, the Vans BMX Pro Cup Series World Championships presents a diverse field of seasoned BMX professionals and up-and-coming pro riders from around the world. Recent advancers Ronnie Napolitan, Jamie Cooper-Ellis and Brandon Loupos from the Woodward East “last-chance” regional qualifier event will join top contenders such as Sergio Layos, Larry Edgar, regional qualifier Boyd Hilder and more in an ultimate battle that will decide the first-ever Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion. 

2017 Vans BMX Pro Cup Series: World Championships Huntington Beach Trailer

Vans BMX Pro Cup Series Pros:

Alex Hiam                  AUS
Chase Hawk             USA
Clint Reynolds          USA
Corey Bohan             AUS
Corey Walsh             CAN
Dakota Roche           USA
Dan Foley                  USA
Daniel Sandoval      USA
Dennis Enarson       USA
Dylan Lewis              AUS
Gary Young               USA
Greg Illingworth         ZAF
Jason Watts              AUS
Kevin Peraza                        USA
Kris Fox                     USA
Larry Edgar               USA
Luis Medina              MEX
Matt Cordova             USA
Matty Cranmer          USA
Maxime Charveron  FRA
Pat Casey                  USA
Sergio Layos             ESP
Tom Dugan               USA
Tyler Fernengel        USA

Larry Edgar, USA

Vans BMX Pro Cup Series Qualifiers & Wildcards:

Boyd Hilder               AUS
Cody Pollard             AUS
Ryan Nyquist            USA
Chris James               AUS
Ben Wallace              GBR
Lima Eltham              GBR
Cauan Madona         BRA
Jose Gabriel Torres Gomez    MEX
Caio Sousa               BRA
Ronnie Napolitan     USA
Jamie Cooper-Ellis  USA
Brandon Loupos       AUS
Kevin Kalkoff             FRA
Trey Jones                USA
Benn Pigot                AUS
Parker Heath             USA 

Vans BMX Pro Cup Womens Competitors:

Angie Marino             USA
Dani Windhausen    USA
Ellie Chew                 NZD
Hannah Roberts       USA
Minato Oitke              JPN
Nikita Ducarroz         USA
Nina Buitrago                        USA
Perris Benegas         USA
Nikki Wetzel              USA
Katie Day                   AUS
Macarena Perez       CHL
Teresa Azcoaga       CHL
Tania Torres Reyes   MEX
Margarita Judith Valenzuela Meraz  MEX
Brittany Campbell    USA
Jesse Gregory          USA
Sarah Lampert          USA 

Vans BMX Pro Cup Series World Championships

Huntington Beach, CA

Friday, August 4
Vans BMX Pro Cup World Championship – SEMI-FINALS (LIVE WEBCAST 

Sunday, August 6
Vans BMX Pro Cup Women’s – SEMI-FINALS & FINALS
Vans BMX Pro Cup World Championship – FINALS (LIVE WEBCAST)

The Vans BMX Pro Cup Series will be held in conjunction with the Vans US Open of Surfing, one of the largest action sports festivals in the world. Continuing the tradition of competitive surfing in Huntington Beach since 1959, the highly-anticipated Vans US Open summer event will feature an exceptional entertainment experience, filled with world-class surf, skate and BMX competitions, in addition to the interactive Van Doren Village, which will host art exhibitions and hands-on creative workshops for attendees. 

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