ACADEMY & COMPETITION
JUNIOR ATHLETES - 16 & UNDER

HOT WHEELS™ NITRO JUNIOR GAMES

Hot Wheels and Nitro Circus are teaming up for a brand new event, Hot Wheels Nitro Junior Games. This event will showcase the next generation of elite athletes 16 years and younger across Skate Park, Skate Street, BMX Park and Scooter Park. Each discipline will see 8 athletes mentored through The Academy and then on to compete for the Hot Wheels Nitro Junior Games champion.

THE ACADEMY

Prior to the Nitro Junior Games competition, the eight selected athletes, hand-picked by industry experts, will be given the opportunity to receive coaching from icons in their discipline. Watch as these fast-rising talents hone their skills to take their riding to new heights.

THE COMPETITION

Hot Wheels Nitro Junior Games competition is where the eight athletes will have the chance to take everything they learned in The Academy  and apply it in a competition setting. Everything is on the line, as these contests are all straight finals with a head to head jam session to determine the winners. Up for grabs is not only a prize purse, but also a once-in-a-lifetime athlete level experience alongside the best in action sports at an upcoming Nitro World Games competition.

SKATE PARK

Competition featuring 8 athletes mentored by professional skateboarder Bucky Lasek.  

RESULTS

1st Gui Khury

2nd Taylor Nye

3rd Thomas Augusto

MENTOR

BUCKY LASEK

THOMAS AUGUSTO

San Marcos, CA
Age: 15
@thomask8r14

TOMMY CALVERT

Venice, CA
Age: 9
@tommysonic2010

JOSIAH JONES

Waukegan, IL
Age: 12
@Jojo_jones_sk8

GUI KHURY

Curitiba, Brazil
Age: 10
@gui_khury

TAYLOR NYE

Costa Mesa, CA
Age: 15
@taylor_nye

JUSTIN DANIEL KAMANKAI SANCHEZ

Fairfield, CA
Age: 10
@jdmanaskate

JACKSON SMYTH

Kailua, HI
Age: 13
@jackson.smyth_

RAPHAEL UEDA

San Marcos, CA
Age: 13
@raphael_ueda

SKATE STREET

Competition featuring 8 athletes mentored by professional skateboarder Alphonzo Rawls.  

RESULTS

1st Filipe Mota

2nd Dylan Jaeb

3rd Roman Hager

MENTOR

ALPHONZO RAWLS

KOSTON EATON

Mesa, AZ
Age: 11
@kostoneaton

ZION EFFS

Miami, FL
Age: 10
@zioneffs

ROMAN HAGER

Chandler, AZ
Age: 14
@roman.hager

DYLAN JAEB

Kilauea, HI
Age: 15
@dylanjaeb

KRISTON JORDAN

Pasadena, CA
Age: 11
@kristion_sk8

LOGAN KIRSHAK

Manhattan Beach, CA
Age: 13
@logankirshak

FILIPE MOTA

Minas Gerais, Brazil
Age: 12
@Filipemotaskate

WYATT SKEENS

Age: 12
@wyatt_sk8er

BMX PARK

Competition featuring 8 athletes mentored by professional BMX rider Ryan Nyquist.  

RESULTS

1st Kaden Stone

2nd Adler Cromer

3rd Sean Curliss

MENTOR

RYAN NYQUIST

ADLER CROMER

Tucson, AZ
Age: 16
@Adler_Cromer

SEAN CURLISS

Tehachapi, CA
Age: 16
@sean_curliss

RYDER LAWRENCE

Menifee, CA
Age: 12
@BMXRyderLawrence

BRENDAN POWELL

Hurricane, UT
Age: 17
@brendanbikes

KEVIN ROBINSON

Barrington, RI
Age: 14
@krobjrbmx

CONNOR STITT

San Diego, CA
Age: 8
@Connor.stitt

KADEN STONE

Lake Elsinore, CA
Age: 16
@DubbyBMX

MAX VU

Huntington Beach, CA
Age: 15
@maxvutang

SCOOTER  PARK

Competition featuring 8 athletes mentored by professional scooter rider Chris Farris.  

RESULTS

1st Charley Dyson

2nd Jack Walsh

3rd Blake Ogorman

MENTOR

CHRIS FARRIS

BRIG BECK

Fullerton, CA
Age: 11

CHARLEY DYSON

Barnsley, UK
Age: 12
@charley_dyson

BLAKE OGORMAN

Manhattan Beach, CA
Age: 13

BRANDON WATSON

Murrieta, CA
Age: 16

JORDAN ROBLES

San Diego, CA
Age: 14
@jordanrobles9

BODHI SOL

Ashland, OR
Age: 13
@bodhi.sol

JACK WALSH

Henderson, NV
Age: 11
@jackwalsh702

TYLER HAINEY

Bracknell, UK
Age: 8
@tylerhainey

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