The biggest crowd of this year’s Qashqai Urban Challenge turned out to watch the
Martin Soederstrom’s consistency saw him win the day and in the finals he pulled a clean truckdriver into a 360 tailwhip to pedals, tabletop off the drop, and was the only rider to tailwhip over the nine metre double, ending the run with a clean nose dive 360.
Top qualifier Trond Hanson finished second with a 360 x-up into a tailwhip, moto whip off the drop, clean 360 over the big double, into an opposite 360 to finish. Brandon Semenuk snatched third place with a tailwhip into a 360 truckdriver, followed by a no-foot Can-Can off the drop, to a seat grab Indian air, riding out of a double tailwhip over the last jump.
Lance McDermott and Paul Basagotia rounded out the top five and are in contention for the overall title.
The final round of the Qashqai Urban Challenge takes place at
Final Results from
- Martin Soederstroem SWE PEAK PERFORMANCE
- Trond Hansen NOR SPECIALIZED
- Brandon Semenuk CAN TREK
- Lance McDermott GBR SCOTT
- Paul Basagoitia
- Benny Korthaus GER SPECIALIZED
- Phil Sundbaum
- Jamie Goldman
USA SANTA CRUZ
- Amir Kabbani GER CANNONDALE
- Kurtis Sorge CAN GIANT
- Sam Pilgrim GBR DIAMONDBACK
- Andreu Lacondeguy SPA KONA