The inaugural Vans BMX Pro Cup Series has touched down in Sydney, Australia to welcome the world’s most talented BMX riders to the shores of Manly Beach for a premier showcase of BMX competition! With the final competitive field secured, the series’ first Global Qualifier event anticipates an explosive exhibition of invited pro riders, wildcards, and regional talent.

 Kicking off with an open Regional Qualifier (RQ) event earlier this week, the Vans BMX Pro Cup Series crowned Australian local Boyd Hilder as the first regional winner, leading an eager group of 12 top riders who advance to the main event beginning March 3. The Global Qualifier event will award an official global qualifier champion, setting the stage for the season’s inaugural world tour rankings. The event will also host two Best Trick obstacle challenges, sponsored by LUX BMX, granting the most creative and innovative riders with a special cash prize.

 Held in conjunction with the celebrated Australian Open of Surfing, fans across the globe can watch the Vans BMX Pro Cup Series Live Webcast on


Vans BMX Pro Cup Series

Australia Schedule
March 3 - Vans BMX Pro Cup Global Qualifier - SEMI-FINALS
March 5 - Vans BMX Pro Cup Global Qualifier - FINALS


Vans BMX Pro Cup Regional Qualifier Rankings –
Advancing to Vans BMX Pro Cup Sydney Global Qualifier on March 3 

1. Boyd Hilder

2. Cody Pollard

3. Ryan Nyquist

4. Jacman Hinss

5. Jayden Fuller

6. Nathan Tyas

7. Tyrone Edwards

8. Dave Dillewaard

9. Chris Courtenay

10 Kevin Kalkoff

11. Dean Anderson

12. Benjamin Bedu


The regional advancers will join the official Vans BMX Pro Cup Series World Tour invitees below.

 Alex Hiam                    AUS

Corey Bohan               AUS

Corey Walsh                CAN

Dakota Roche              USA

Dan Foley                    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

Maxime Charveron      FRA

Pat Casey                    USA

Sergio Layos               ESP

Tom Dugan                 USA

Tyler Fernengel           USA


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.