Reigning Winners in Scooter Best Tricks Invited Back for 2017
The door is open for the trophy winners from the 2016 Scooter Best Tricks event to defend their titles at the 2017 Nitro World Games. Returning Champion Capron Funk has been invited directly to the 2017 finals, while Jordan Clark (second) and Corey Funk (third) have been invited to the 2017 semifinals. Tickets are on sale now for the biggest night in action sports, which also features championship events in FMX, BMX, and skate, to be held June 24 at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City and broadcast live on NBC.
The Funk Brothers are decorated veteran competitors who have been riding for more than a decade and have both won the biggest competitions all over the world. Though the elder Capron took home the top prize last year, Corey has what it takes for a big win in this sibling rematch. Add in two-time World Champion Clark, who is always a threat to take home the title when he enters a competition, top all that with what is sure to be an incredible field yet to be set, and the 2017 event is shaping up to be an epic showdown.
The 2016 Scooter Best Tricks event saw some of most talented athletes in the world sticking huge tricks in a format that inspires progression and raising the stakes for competitions. With that bar set sky high, it's going to be exciting to see what huge tricks these athletes come up with in their attempt to stand atop the podium at this year's competition.