Debuting in Sydney, Australia on February 24-March 5, the inaugural Vans BMX Pro Cup Series welcomes the world’s most talented BMX riders to the shores of Manly Beach for a premier showcase of BMX competition. Held in conjunction with the celebrated Australian Open of Surfing, the Vans BMX Pro Cup Series commences its world tour to establish the definitive platform for BMX park terrain competition. Fans across the globe can watch the exhilarating Live Webcast on www.vansbmxprocup.com.

The Vans BMX Pro Cup Series announces the following pre-seeded BMX pros to the inaugural 2017 season:

Alex Hiam                 AUS

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

Matt Cordova            USA

Matty Cranmer         USA

Maxime Charveron FRA

Pat Casey                 USA

Sergio Layos            ESP

Tom Dugan               USA

Tyler Fernengel       USA


Kicking off with the first of three open Regional Qualifier (RQ) events on February 24, the Vans BMX Pro Cup Series opens contest registration to all professional men and women BMX riders. Ten qualifying winners from the RQ division will advance to the official Vans BMX Pro Cup Series Qualifier on March 3, cultivating the field in anticipation for first-ever Vans BMX Pro Cup Series World Championships.

Thousands of spectators are expected to attend the Australian Open festival, as the Vans BMX Pro Cup Series prepares for an action-packed competition. Sydney’s iconic Manly Beach will be transformed into a packed live arena, highlighting a custom-designed, built-to-spec concrete course. In addition to BMX, the AOS will feature more than 300 of the world’s best athletes in surfing and skateboarding, combined with two days of live music, making the event the largest lifestyle and action sports festival in Australia.

With a total prize purse of $125,000 U.S. dollars up for grabs, the Vans BMX Pro Cup Series world tour will host three open Regional Qualifier events in Australia, Spain and Mexico, expanding the competitive field with new talent at every stop. An official series Global Qualifier event follows, challenging a field of invited pro riders, wildcards, and regional advancers.

Vans BMX Pro Cup Series

Australia Schedule

Registration:

www.mccoyproevents.com

February 24-26

Vans BMX Pro Cup Regional Qualifier

OPEN TO REGISTRANTS

March 3

Vans BMX Pro Cup Global Qualifier

SEMI-FINALS

March 5

Vans BMX Pro Cup Global Qualifier

FINALS

The Vans BMX Pro Cup Series will conclude with a final World Championship showdown to crown the first-ever Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion. For new and detailed information on competition format, locations, athletes, sanctioning, etc., please visit www.vansbmxprocup.com.

ABOUT VANS BMX PRO CUP SERIES

The Vans BMX Pro Cup series debuts in 2017 as the world’s definitive platform for BMX park terrain competition, showcasing the most talented BMX athletes from across the global. The Vans BMX Pro Cup kicks off its inaugural season in Sydney, Australia as the series embarks on a four-stop global tour, concluding with the crowning of the first-ever Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion. For more information on competition format, locations, athletes and sanctioning, please visit www.vansbmxprocup.com. Follow us on social media: @vansbmx66.

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