Final Round of the European FMX Championship
The biggest FMX series worldwide took place in Mannheim last week. The SAP Arena welcomed the best 11 Freestyle Motocross athletes from seven different nations to compete in the final round to determine the European Freestyle MX Champion for 2016.
The European FMX Championship couldn’t have been more exciting this year. The points were so close that the participants had to throw down their best tricks to get the last trophy of the championship and receive the European crown. It was a fascinating neck-and-neck race but in the end the results were clear.
Maikel Malero from Spain, who won the last 10 out of 11 FMX Championships, gave his best again this year and claimed for the golden trophy. Vice champion became the french athlete Remi Bizouard and also Germany was represented on the podium, as the 18 year old Luc Ackermann received the bronze medal in the overall European Championship.
With tricks like the Egg roll, Tsunami Flip or California roll, the atlethes clearly thrilled the large audience in the SAP Arena.
Since 2006, the FMX European Championship takes place in Mannheim and attracts more than 10.000 spectators every year to watch the worlds best FMX riders flying up to the roof of the Arena in order to perform their best flip tricks.
Source of picture: nightofthejumps.com
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