BMX Freestyle crowned its first UCI World Cup leaders of the year in the Japanese city of Hiroshima at the weekend. The first round of the UCI BMX Freestyle Park and Flatland World Cup saw spectacular performances throughout the two days of competition.
As the year draws to a close, we ask some members of the UCI Athletes’ Commission to look back over the last 12 months. Today American BMX Freestyle Park specialist Ryan Nyquist summarises 2017 from his point of view: the highs, the lows and the memorable moments.
The inaugural edition will see the crowning of the first-ever UCI World Champions for BMX Freestyle Park. The best trials and cross-country Eliminator athletes will also receive their rainbow jerseys in Chengdu.