Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB)
June 25, 2017
Monster Energy’s Harry Bink Wins FMX Best Trick at the Nitro World Games at the Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah with live coverage on NBC during a single three-hour broadcast. Teammate Josh Sheehan takes third in FMX with Monster Energy athletes taking a total of four trophies across FMX and BMX events.
Now in its second year, the Nitro World Games competition brings together the best athletes and biggest stars from across the globe in action sports’ most exciting disciplines, including freestyle motocross (FMX), BMX, skateboarding, and scooter. Fans inside Rice-Eccles Stadium and viewers all across the world witnessed fierce competition, new records, and some of action sports’ most innovative performances – all wrapped into one unique three-hour event.
The action culminated in the last event, FMX Best Trick where Bink from Canberra, Australia, took first place with a historic first-ever move: After suffering a harsh fall on his first attempt over the 25-foot high launch ramp, Bink became the first rider to ever land a rock solid front flip for a 9.02 point score. Incredibly difficult to control, the unprecedented maneuver was instantly named “the hardest trick that’s ever been attempted in freestyle motocross,” by commentator and host Pastrana. Aside from taking the Best Trick top spot, Bink also put on a strong performance in FMX, stacking his final run with ultra-progressive maneuvers such as rock solid to no-handed landing, contorted Whip Nac, rock solid flip as well as a huge Hart attack flip and heel clicker to superman flip over the 120-foot jump followed by a highly difficult no-handed front flip for a 63.53 point score and…