From July 6 to 9, Brussels will be the international capital of action sports and urban culture as the host of the “Brussels Urban Sessions”, a free festival during which the UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup round will be held. The best international riders will be there and will be able to score points for their qualification for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games!
RIDERS TO FOLLOW
Anthony JEANJEAN - 24 years old - FRANCE
Triple European Champion, in 2019, 2021 and 2022, it is thanks to the performances of Anthony Jeanjean that France has won a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, a feat that he intends to renew for Paris 2024. In 2022, in Brussels, he won his first round of the UCI World Cup, ahead of Olympic Champion Logan Martin. He climbed on the second step of the podium a few weeks ago at the FISE in Montpellier (France).
Logan MARTIN - 29 years old - AUSTRALIA
A star of international BMX Freestyle, the Australian has been on the podiums of almost every event he has participated in since his debut. Technical and committed, he became the first BMX Freestyle Olympic Champion in history in Tokyo in 2020. He was crowned UCI World Champion (Park) in 2017 and 2021. At the start of the year, he won the opening round of the 2023 UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup (Park), in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, before winning again in Montpellier last May.
Rim NAKAMURA - 21 years old - JAPAN
A Japanese BMX Freestyle prodigy, Rim quickly became one of the most prominent young talents in the discipline before he even reached the age of 15. In 2019, he won first place in the 2019 UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup, before representing Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, where he took 5th place. In 2022, he materialized by winning the BMX Freestyle Park competition of the 2022 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).
Hannah ROBERTS - 21 years old - USA
At just 21 years old, she won the BMX Freestyle Park gold medal at the 2022 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships. With her massive Flairs, and impressive Front Flips, many see her as the future of BMX Freestyle. feminine. She represented the United States at the Tokyo Olympics, taking second place on the podium behind Britain's Charlotte Worthington. This year, it has already won the first two rounds of the UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup (Park), in Diriyah and Montpellier.
Nikita DUCARROZ - 26 years old - SWITZERLAND
A Swiss-American athlete who lives and trains in North Carolina (USA), Nikita started BMX Freestyle in 2012, after discovering the discipline through videos. She is now one of the few riders in the world who can do a Back Flip on a BMX. She proved to be one of the best specialists in the discipline at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games where she won the bronze medal.
Laury PEREZ - 20 years old - FRANCE
French champion, bronze medalist at the 2022 European Championships, at the age of 20, the young Sérignanaise is beginning to take her place among the best BMX Freestyle Park riders in the world. At FISE Montpellier 2023, she impressed with her first UCI World Cup podium, finishing in 3rd place.