The NY Grands has been a staple event in the New York City BMX scene for the past 6 years. The unpredictability of the New York City Streets makes this race not only a physical challenge, but also a mental test. In past years this event has brought many to ruins, (especially Hoder and an old lady) and only few to Glory: Dave Rodebaugh (RIP), Ratkid, Jon Lynn, and for the last two years, Tyrone Williams.
Who will be crowned the next champion? Join us Sunday, June 25th to witness the carnage.
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Watch wind-turbine energy spark Ryan Sheckler, Zion Wright, Danny León and Alex Sorgente to rip one of the most creative, and perfect, accidental skate parks we’ve ever seen.
Animal took their tried and true recipe of no-frills street riding to the urban sprawl of Los Angeles. Featuring their west coast contingent along with some east coast heads, the squad includes Augie Simoncini, Colin Varanyak, Andrew Castaneda, Johnny Raekes, Hobie Doan, Abdul Fufanah, Jonathan “Twinn” Jaramillo, Charles Littlejohn, Richard Hernandez, Clay Johnson, and Gabe Brooks. The dudes put a few new twists on some old spots, and unearth some fresh gems as well.
“We have expanded our team to include an insane crew from the west coast like never before with Andrew Castaneda, Demarcus Paul (who got hurt right before the project), Johnny Raekes, Hobie Doan, Charles Littlejohn, Gabe Brooks and Richard Hernandez. We also have two of our top pros, Augie Simoncini and Colin Varanyak—who originally hail from the east coast—currently calling California home as well. So it only made sense for us to get them altogether and do their thing. We rounded out the squad with a couple of our top east coast riders, Abdul Fufanah and Jonathan “Twinn” Jaramillo, and Clay Johnson from Arizona to add to the mayhem. The riding that went down was wild, insane, technical, dope, crazy, smooth, and above all… motivating to get you to hit the streets right after you watch it. Thank you for your support of Animal and real BMX street riding.” —Ralph Sinisi, Owner-Animal Bikes
Riders (in order of appearance):