The world’s best 67 riders from BMX and MTB took to the Velosolutions Pump Track at the Jones Center, Arkansas, to battle it out for the first ever Red Bull Pump Track World Championship Title.
Despite the rain, thousands of spectators lined the track as the riders progressed from timed qualifying to battle it out side by side in the knock out heats. Early favourites in the men’s field, Tommy Zula and Adrien Loron would have to settle for top 16 positions but the women’s field would be dominated from start to finish. The 2018 Red Bull Pump Track World Championship title would be claimed by the Swiss the contingent of David Graf and Christa Von Niederhausern.
Red Bull Pump Track World Championship Men’s Podium
1. David Graf (SUI)
2. Eddy Clerte (FRA)
3. Barry Nobles (USA)
Red Bull Pump Track World Championship Women’s Podium
1. Christa Von Niederhausern (SUI)
2. Merel Smulders (NLD)
3. Laura Smulders (NLD)