Patrick G. Cain
Did you know that top motocross freestyle pros race around a course doing as many awesome moves as they can before time's up? Some perform an amazing trick called a cliffhanger, where they touch their toes to their bikes' handlebars while airborne.
Did you know that street skateboarders perform incredible tricks by creating obstacles out of structures you might find along a city sidewalk? Street skateboarders jump their boards onto curbs and stairs. They grind down railings. They flip their boards around with their toes.
3) BMX Street
Did you know that BMX street riders do awesome tricks using objects you might see in a city park? These daring athletes slide down handrails with their grinds. They bunny hop up curbs and onto benches. They twist their bikes all the way around in 360° spins.
4) BMX Vert
Did you know that the top BMX vert riders can race up and down ramps to show off awesome stunts like no-handed 900° aerial spins? They can rotate their bikes two and a half times while airborne. They do moves such as cliffhangers and tailwhips, wowing fans and judges alike.
Did you know that the top motocross best trick riders can fly off jumps without holding on to their bikes? At the X Games best trick competition, you might see stunts like no-handers, can cans, and no-footers. Some pro best trick riders can even pull off a double backflip!
Did you know that pro vert skateboarders speed up half-pipe ramps to catch incredible air? They do awesome tricks such as backside kick turns, grabs, and airwalks. Some vert skaters do eye-popping aerial spins, rotating one, two, even three times while airborne!
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