Heading into the main segment of the 2017 USA BMX Men’s Elite Pro League contest schedule, we stop to take a look at how the top rankings break down at this time. Click here now to get all the information on the Men’s Pro rankings heading into the 2017 USA BMX season!
1st Place - BMX Men’s Elite Pro Ranking – Corben Sharrah – United States:
As one of the most prominent BMX athletes in the world today, having competed in the X Games, USA BMX league, and a litany of other world class platforms, Corben Sharrah is having one of the best stretches of his entire career right now. Currently ranked number one in the Men’s Elite category of the 2017 USA BMX league season, Corben Sharrah is completely dominating this league at the moment by a profoundly large scoring margin.
This United States native BMX athlete is twenty-five years old at the moment, putting him squarely in the median age bracket for the Men’s Elite racing category of the USA BMX competitive league. With a towering comprehensive points total of 1470.00 league points, Corben Sharrah is currently leading over the second place ranked athlete in this league by an amazing margin of 235.00 points! In this way, it is going to be a major challenge for anyone to unseat Corben Sharrah from his first place ranking in the 2017 USA BMX season.
2nd Place - BMX Men’s Elite Pro Ranking – Carlos Yepes – Colombia:
Right now holding the second place ranking within the 2017 USA BMX Men’s Elite competition category, we see Carlos Yepes doing quite well in this league right now. His second place positioning is nowhere near as padded as Corben Sharrah’s first place position is, but with 86.00 points separating Yepes from the third place ranked contender, Carlos Yepes is another high ranked BMX athlete in this league who is going to be tough to displace from his number two rank this year.
Carlos Yepes is a Columbia native, and this South American BMX titan has a tremendous amount of high level competition experience under his belt for only being twenty-three years old at this time. Sitting in the second place ranking, Carlos Yepes has a comprehensive league points aggregate of 1235.00 points overall, giving him a major edge over the rest of the field. Carlos Yepes is definitely one of the major crowd favorites in the Men’s Elite portion of the 2017 USA BMX season, and hopefully he has a lot more longevity left in his career
3rd Place - BMX Men’s Elite Pro Ranking – Nicholas Long – United States:
Currently sitting in the third place league ranking for the Men’s Elite class of the 2017 USA BMX outfit, Nicholas Long has been performing quite well over the last couple of seasons. Carrying that momentum into 2017, Nicholas Long is still comfortably situated in the upper echelons of the Men’s Elite bracket. With a margin of 64.00 points separating Nicholas Long and the next successive contender in the fourth place position, Nicholas is yet one more high ranked BMX athlete in the Men’s Elite portion who will be tough to overtake during the 2017 contest schedule for the USA BMX league.
Nicholas Long is another United States native BMX athlete, and at twenty-eight years old he is one of the more veteran riders in this competition league. Long’s comprehensive league points total at the moment rounds out to 1149.00 points all around, which has him in an effective position to be able to hold onto third place through the 2017 contest schedule.
4th Place - BMX Men’s Elite Pro Ranking – Maris Strombergs – Latvia:
Holding strong in the fourth place position right now, Maris Strombergs has been doing everything he possibly can to improve his standing in the Men’s Elite portion of the USA BMX racing outfit over the last few seasons. His efforts have been paying off, as he is now holding the fourth place ranking by a significant margin of nearly a hundred points. To be exact, Maris is holding an 85.00 point league advantage over the next successive challenger in fifth place, which continues the trend of the highest ranked athletes in this league putting very large point margins in between their ranking positions.
Maris Strombergs is a Latvia native by birth, making him one of the more international competitors holding a powerful position within the 2017 USA BMX Men’s Elite class. At thirty years old Maris is definitely one of the oldest athletes still acting as a major contender in this league, although considering how well he has been competing there may be several more seasons left in this athlete’s career. At a total of 1085.00 league rankings points, Maris is going to be a force to be reckoned with during the 2017 USA BMX season.
5th Place - BMX Men’s Elite Pro Ranking – Joris Daudet – France:
Currently sitting rather precariously in the fifth place ranking within the Men’s Elite segment of the 2017 USA BMX competition league, Joris Daudet is going to need to work hard in order to preserve his fifth place standing through the 2017 season. This is largely because while other top league contenders have large points margins separating them and the closest challengers, Joris Daudet only has a margin of 15.00 points over his successive challenger in sixth place. This will mean that as the 2017 USA BMX contest schedule progresses, any compromise in his scoring could leave Joris Daudet open to being displaced from fifth place into a lower ranking.
As long as he continues to compete at the high level he has been at lately, it shouldn’t be too much of a problem in terms of Joris being able to retain his league standing. At twenty-six years old, Joris is another one of the median age competitors within the Men’s Elite segment of the 2017 USA BMX lineup. Riding out of his home country of France, Joris Daudet is positioned confidently right now with a comprehensive league points total of 1000.00 points overall.
6th Place - BMX Men’s Elite Pro Ranking – Sam Willoughby – Australia:
Occupying the sixth place ranking right now in the Men’s Elite portion of the 2017 USA BMX competition league, one of the major fan favorites named Sam Willoughby is also in a close position in terms of having to compete fiercely to retain his spot through the 2017 season. This is to say that Willoughby only has a tiny margin of 5.00 league points separating his ranking from the seventh place contender, and therefore he is another top ranked BMX athlete who cannot afford too many mistakes in the 2017 USA BMX contest season.
A native of Australia, Sam Willoughby has been training and competing for BMX down under over the course of many years now. Given that he is a twenty-six year old BMX professional, he has a lot of experience under his belt in terms of high level competition. Australia is another good place to be from if you are a BMX athlete, since the warm and sunny climate make for great BMX training weather on a nearly year-round basis. Sam Willoughby is sitting at 985.00 league points right now, and he will need to have a powerful early portion of the contest schedule if he wants to retain his position or even rank up a bit.