Photo Gallery: Red Bull Dirt Conquers BMX Contest

Some of BMX's brightest stars gathered in Guadalajara on a course that tested all of their skills.

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Eyeing up the challenge
Competitors check the track of the Red Bull Dirt Conquers at Guadalajara, Mexico on May 24th, 2013

Eyeing up the challenge

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.

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Contest day
Overview of the venue at the Red Bull Dirt Conquers in Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

Contest day

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.

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The capsule
A competitor performs on the unique capsule obstacle at the Red Bull Dirt Conquers in Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

The capsule

One of the unique features of the Red Bull Dirt Conquers course was a steel capsule.

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The calm before the storm
Behind the scenes with Ben Hennon at Red Bull Dirt Conquers at Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

The calm before the storm

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.

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Grandstand action
Competitor performs at the Red Bull Dirt Conquers in Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

Grandstand action

Dirt Conquers was a 15,000 spectator sell-out at Guadalajara's Metropolitan Park.

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Keeping cool
A participant performs at the Red Bull Dirt Conquers in Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

Keeping cool

Riders had to deal with 28 degree heat in the middle of the afternoon but they didn't let that affect their performances.

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Local hero
Daniel Sanchez performs during Red Bull Dirt Conquers at Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

Local hero

Local fans were cheering on Daniel Sanchez, Mexico's number one BMX freestyle talent.

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On the comeback trail
Sergio Layos performs during Red Bull Dirt Conquers at Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

On the comeback trail

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.

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On the rails
Leandro Moreira performs during Red Bull Dirt Conquers at Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

On the rails

Dirt Conquers was keen to showcase the best of Latin American talent from a number of countries. Leandro Moreira from Brazil in action here.

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Giving it his all
Mike "Hucker" Clark performs during Red Bull Dirt Conquers at Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

Giving it his all

As usual in competition, Mike "Hucker" Clark holds nothing back. He was rewarded with the Best Trick title.

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Watching the action
Corey Bohan seen during Red Bull Dirt Conquers at Guadalajara, Mexico on May 24th, 2013

Watching the action

Corey Bohan is pictured here watching his fellow competitors but he was taking part in Dirt Conquers and finished sixth.

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Red Bull Dirt Conquers podium
Winners celebrate after Red Bull Dirt Conquers at Guadalajara, Mexico on May 26th, 2013

Red Bull Dirt Conquers podium

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.

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