Some of BMX's brightest stars gathered in Guadalajara on a course that tested all of their skills.
Red Bull Dirt Conquers took place on a course designed by one of the Mexico’s best known BMX riders Alex Vazquez and master BMX track builder Dave King of X Games fame.
The course design sought to reflect all the disciplines of BMX freestlye (Dirt, Park and Street) and featured ramps, handrails, a steel capusule and two central mounds.
One of the unique features of the Red Bull Dirt Conquers course was a steel capsule.
Ben Hennon was one of the 24 riders invited to take part at Dirt Conquers. Here he prepares himself for the contest ahead in the athletes room next to the course.
Dirt Conquers was a 15,000 spectator sell-out at Guadalajara's Metropolitan Park.
Riders had to deal with 28 degree heat in the middle of the afternoon but they didn't let that affect their performances.
Local fans were cheering on Daniel Sanchez, Mexico's number one BMX freestyle talent.
Sergio Layos spent much of 2012 injured and only just returned to competitive action at the X Games in Brazil a month ago. He would have been buoyed by his eight place finish at Dirt Conquers.
Dirt Conquers was keen to showcase the best of Latin American talent from a number of countries. Leandro Moreira from Brazil in action here.
As usual in competition, Mike "Hucker" Clark holds nothing back. He was rewarded with the Best Trick title.
Corey Bohan is pictured here watching his fellow competitors but he was taking part in Dirt Conquers and finished sixth.
American Ryan Nyquist took the Red Bull Dirt Conquers title. AJ Anaya, also of the USA, took second with Brazil's Leandro Moreira in third.