It’s been an epic season culminating with a crazy event here in Chengdu! Check out the overall series winners.
UCI BMX FREESTYLE PARK WORLD CUP WOMEN
This was the last UCI BMX Freestyle Park women's final of the season meaning we can now crown our Champion! For the third year in a row Hannah Roberts takes home the overall win. The young rider from the USA once again proved unbeatable and can add FISE World Series 2018 champion to her growing list of accomplishments. The win definitely wasn't easy as Lara Lessmann pushed her all the way and almost managed to clinch the victory. It will be super interesting to see how this battle plays out again next season. In third place was Nikita Duccarroz who was consistently impressive throughout the whole series.
UCI BMX FREESTYLE PARK MEN
What a wild ride this year’s men’s park season has been, culminating with a crazy event here in Chengdu. The surprising results in Chengdu’s UCI BMX Park Men’s Final means it was all change in the overall rankings today. Nick Bruce’s failure to qualify severely effected his chance of winning the overall and he slipped down into 3rd place. Daniel Dhers and Marin Rantes fought it out until the end and it ended up with only .200 difference separating them. In the end Croatia’s number 1 Marin Rantes won it taking home the top prize and his first ever FISE World Series overall win. What a Fantastic season he has had!
UCI BMX FLATLAND WOMEN
Japan, proves once again why it is considered the sacred land of the BMX Flat, dominating the BMX Flatland World Cup standings. Misaki Katigari is at the top of the table and ahead of the other Japanese rider Eri Futnasu. Perseverance and patience brought her the victory. Third place, is occupied by the French rider Céline Vaes who has distinguished herself brilliantly this season.
UCI BMX FLATLAND MEN
An absolutely amazing year for flatland in the first ever UCI BMX Freestyle Flatland World Cup. It came down to the wire between 2 really good friends Alex Jumelin and Matthias Dandois. The two French riders pushed each other constantly as they battled in events across the world. Alex didn't find his rhythm here in China and finished second. Matthias Dandois managed to hold on to the top place making him our overall winner for the second year running. A win in his second home of China for Jean William Prevost means he sneaks into 3rd place. You can be sure he is going to be Challenging the two French riders for the title next series
WORLD SKATE ROLLER FREESTYLE WOMEN
In the Women's Roller, it is the French rider Manon Derrien who wins the FWS 2018 overall. She is ahead of the Japanese rider Azuma Chihiro, with whom the competition was tight during these last stages. In third place, it is the Spanish rider Mery Munoz. It's been a fantastic season for the women.
WORLD SKATE ROLLER FREESTYLE MEN
Joe Atkinson is the winner of the FWS 18 series with a total of 26,700 points ahead of Semi Croft with 22,400 points and Maxime Genoud with 16,500 points.
The pressure was double on this stage Chinese because it is here that everything was decided!
SKATEBOARD STREET MEN
Skateboard has featured at every single stop of this year’s world series and the standard continues to rise. Richard Tury came to all the stops and consistently produced phenomenal runs, he ends the series as the overall Champion. In second was Ikeda Daisuke and in third Joseph Garbaccio.
Be sure to stay tuned to the FISE website to find out where we will be heading for the FISE World Season 2019.