Simon Tabron

Simon Tabron
United Kingdom flagSimon Tabron
United Kingdom
Hometown: Newquay, England
DOB: 10/17/1973
Age: 43
Height: 5' 9
Weight: 150
Sports: ,
Sponsors: Rockstar Energy Drink, Haro Bikes, Vans Shoes, 5050 BMX, 187 Killer Pads

Profile:

Simon Tabron is one of the most powerful forces in BMX vert. In 2003, he won five medals, three of which were gold. He is even a character in Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2. With more than twenty years of riding experience, his 900s are consistent and his trick list reads like a dictionary of BMX terms. He hails from Liverpool, England and now lives in Manhattan Beach, California.


History:
  • 2010 Alli Dew Tour, Las Vegas, NV - Vert: 5th
  • 2010 Alli Dew Tour, Salt Lake City, UT - Vert: 4th
  • 2010 Alli Dew Tour, Portland, OR - Vert: 2nd
  • 2010 X Games 16, Los Angeles, CA - Vert: Bronze
  • 2010 Alli Dew Tour, Chicago, IL - Vert: 5th
  • 2010 Asian X Games, Shanghai, China - Mini-Mega: 8th
  • 2010 Asian X Games, Shanghai, China - Vert: Silver
  • 2009 Alli Dew Tour, Orlando, FL - Vert: 8th
  • 2009 Alli Dew Tour, Salt Lake City, UT - Vert: 5th
  • 2009 Alli Dew Tour, Portland, OR - Vert: 10th
  • 2009 X Games 15, Los Angeles, CA - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2009 Alli Dew Tour, Chicago, IL - Vert: 2nd
  • 2009 ASA Action Sports World Tour, King's Island, OH - Vert: 1st
  • 2009 Asian X Games, China - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2008 LG Action Sports World Championships, Seattle, WA - Vert: Bronze Medalist
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, Orlando, FL - Vert: 3rd
  • 2008 LG Action Sports World Tour, Cincinnati, OH - Vert: Bronze Medalist
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, Salt Lake City, UT - Vert: 3rd
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, Portland, OR - Vert: 4th
  • 2008 Suzuki BMX Masters, Cologne, Germany - Vert: 1st
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, Baltimore, MD - Vert: 3rd
  • 2008 X-Games, Brasil - Vert: Gold Medalist
  • 2007 X-Games, Dubai - Vert: Gold Medalist
  • 2007 LG Action Sports World Championships, Dallas, TX - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2007 AST Dew Tour Overall Standing - Vert: 2nd
  • 2007 AST Dew Tour, Orlando, FL - Vert: 4th
  • 2007 AST Dew Tour, Salt Lake City, UT - Vert: 2nd
  • 2007 Action Sports World Tour, San Diego, CA - Vert: 1st
  • 2007 X-Games Mexico, Mexico City - Vert: Gold Medalist
  • 2007 Action Sports World Tour, Phoenix, AZ - Vert: 1st
  • 2007 AST Dew Tour, Portland, OR - Vert: 2nd
  • 2007 X Games, Los Angeles, CA - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2007 Soul Bowl, Huntington Beach, CA: 2nd
  • 2007 AST Dew Tour, Cleveland, OH - Vert: 1st
  • 2007 Suzuki BMX Masters, Cologne, Germany - Vert: 1st
  • 2007 AST Dew Tour, Baltimore, MD - Vert: 9th
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Championships, Dallas, TX - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2006 AST Dew Tour Overall Standing - Vert: 4th
  • 2006 AST Dew Tour, Orlando, FL - Vert: 5th
  • 2006 AST Dew Tour, San Jose, CA - Vert: 3rd
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Paris, France - Vert: 1st
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Berlin, Germany - Vert: 1st
  • 2006 X Games, Los Angeles, CA - Best Trick: Bronze Medalist, Vert: Bronze Medalist
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Birmingham, England - Vert: 2nd
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Amsterdam, Netherlands - Vert: 1st
  • 2006 AST Dew Tour, Louisville, KY - Vert: 1st
  • 2006 Action Sports World Tour, Richmond, VA - Vert: 1st
  • 2005 LG Action Sports World Championships, Manchester, England - Vert: Bronze Medalist
  • 2005 LG Action Sports US Championship, Pomona, CA - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2005 LG Action Sports World Tour, Munich, Germany - Vert: 1st
  • 2005 AST Dew Tour, Orlando, FL - Vert: 1st
  • 2005 AST Dew Tour, San Jose, CA - Vert: 3rd
  • 2005 AST Dew Tour, Denver, CO - Vert: 4th
  • 2005 AST Dew Tour, Louisville, KY - Vert: 3rd
  • 2005-2003 BMX Freestyle Worlds - Vert: 1st
  • 2005 Mobile Skatepark Series, Cincinnati, OH: 1st
  • 2004 LG Action Sports Championships - U.S Championships of BMX - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2004 X Games - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2004 & 2003 Soul Bowl England - Vert: 3rd
  • 2003 Gravity Games - Vert: Bronze Medalist
  • 2003 Bike 2003, England - Vert: 1st
  • 2003 X Games Global Championships - Vert: 4th
  • 2002 Gravity Games - Vert: Gold Medalist
  • 2002 Bike 2002, England - Vert: 2nd
  • 2002 & 2001 Euro X, Barcelona, Spain - Vert: Gold Medalist

Notable:

Riding Since: 1982

Turned Pro: 1990

Currently Reside: Manhattan Beach, California

Favorite Trick: Lately Flairs

Food: Italian

Music: The Cure - "In Between Days", Chemical Brothers - "Galvanize"

TV: Extras, Top Gear (funny British car show), Oprah

Favorite Cities: London and Dubai

Worst Injury Fractured pelvis and a punctured/collapsed lung.

Favorite activities other than riding:Playing accoustic guitar, reading.

Career Highlight: 2006 LG Action Sports Championships 2nd Place

Life Highlight: Moving to California!!!

Hero/Influence: Anybody positive and committed.

3 things I never leave home without: Phone, wallet, good attitude

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