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.
By Rajiv Desai
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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. © Luis Vidales/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Fabio Piva/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Fabio Piva/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Fabio Piva/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Fabio Piva/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Fabio Piva/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Luis Vidales/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Luis Vidales/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Fabio Piva/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Luis Vidales/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Luis Vidales/Red Bull Content Pool
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. © Luis Vidales/Red Bull Content Pool