Jamie Bestwick’s amazing season started just six months after a gruesome crash that fractured his skull and shattered both eye sockets. Nearly untouchable in the Halfpipe, Jamie Bestwick has dominated Vert competition for much of the last decade.
He attacks the ramp with moves of technical difficulty and seamless flow, a one-two punch that consistently flattens the opposition. At the X Games, Bestwick won his fifth straight gold medal and eighth overall in BMX Vert, narrowly defeating Steve McCann in a wild final that featured a number of rarely seen tricks, landed in succession. At 2011’s Dew Tour Championships, Bestwick won the overall for the seventh year in a row.