I gave it everything I had on my first run, and each run after that. I think I went higher on my third run, but, I couldn’t have possibly hoped for a better day today - James Foster
SYDNEY (PRWEB) October 21, 2018
Monster Energy would like to congratulate James Foster for putting on a stellar performance at the X Games Sydney and scoring a silver medal in BMX Big Air in front of a packed house on the final day of competition.
The contest was a heated match between some of the world’s best BMX riders who were putting it all on the line for their chance at X Games glory. The competition saw plenty of action from the field of eight who were given four runs to land their best tricks in front of an excited, sprawling crowd in Sydney.
Foster was riding with an unabashed passion and determination and secured the podium with his third run, which consisted of a massive backflip triple tail whip into quad flip that was easily over 13” and he landed super clean.
Judges awarded the veteran 90.33 for his efforts, which was just shy of the gold medal position forcing Foster, the two-time defending champ, to settle for second place.
“I had a crazy morning and was all stressed out,” admitted Foster after the event. “I lost one of my kneepads and had to put on two different ones, so by the time I got over to the venue, they had already started the contest and I only had five minutes until it was my run.”
“I gave it everything I had on my first run, and each run after that,” continued an astonished Foster. “I think I went higher on my third run, but, I couldn’t have possibly hoped for a better day today, considering how the morning started,” he continued.
For X Games fans in the United States who missed the action, four hours of event recap coverage will air on ABC as part of the World of X Games series beginning Sunday, October 28. Fans can also follow the latest news and highlights across ESPN digital platforms, including XGames.com and X Games pages across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and more.
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