Luc Akermann took first place in the 13th edition of the X Knights in the National Stadium in La Sabana. The 21-year-old German impressed 34,000 spectators and quickly became the crowd favorite.
He pulled off the Superman and a front flip with ease. He then did a couple double backflips. He is one of the most promising freestyle motorcyclists. His stunts go the extra mile.
It was his first time in Costa Rica and he plans to come back in 2020 to defend the title. He was thankful for the support of the public. “The atmosphere is extraordinary,” he stated.
He took the win with 98 points followed by Melero with 93 and than Higashina with 90. Moore, who won in 2016 and 2017, had a bad landing in the semifinals. Pages suffered a fall. Torres, with five titles, took 75 points.