Bestwick earns first BMX Vert four-peat
Jamie Bestwick has won his seventh gold in BMX Vert, earning the event's first-ever four-peat in the process. As has been the case so often for much of the last decade, Bestwick was nearly untouchable Friday night, throwing a variety of 540 variations, including alley oop 5s in the 11-foot range, double downside tailwhips and downside tailwhip flairs that soared well above most of his other competitors.
Bestwick reflected on his record-setting win after the Final. "Man, what a day. ...
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