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Sports The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time  

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List Rules BMX riders who specialize in vert.

Though many of the best BMX vert riders are actually just all-around great riders, there are certainly a few that stick out in the world of vert. Whether you want to call it vert or transition, these dudes to follow know their way around a ramp, and often landed themselves in the top spot of vert competitions around the globe. Of course, the half-pipe isn't as big and popular as it was through the early 2000s, and maybe that's because some of these top vert riders have since moved on to other areas of the sport. 

As you can imagine, Jamie Bestwick and Mat Hoffman are going to be found at the top of the list, as they'll both go down as the best and gnarliest vert riders of all time. Who else could take the podium at X Games nearly 10 years straight? We all know the answer is basically no one. Now, check out the vert riders below and vote up the best to do it. 

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Mat Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time

Summer X Games (Vert)
Gold: 1995, 1996
Bronze: 1997
CFB:
1st: 2000, 2001

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Jamie Bestwick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time
Jamie Bestwick

Summer X Games (Vert):
Gold: 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
Silver: 2006, 2015, 2017
Bronze: 1996

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Dave Mirra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time

Summer X Games (Vert):
Gold: 1997, 1998
Silver: 1996, 1999
Gravity Games:
1st: 1998
2nd: 2002

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Vince Byron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time
Vince Byron

Summer X Games (Vert):
Gold: 2015, 2017
Silver: 2011 (Big Air), 2012, 2013, 2017 (Big Air)
Bronze: 2011, 2013 (Big Air)

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Dennis McCoy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time
Dennis McCoy

Summer X Games (Vert):
Gold: 1998 (doubles)
Silver: 1997, 1998
Bronze: 2014

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Kevin Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time
Kevin Robinson

Summer X Games (Vert):
Gold: 2006 (Best Trick and Big Air), 2007 (Big Air), 2009
Bronze: 2007, 2010 (Big Air)

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Chad Kagy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time
Chad Kagy

Summer X Games (Vert):
Gold: 2006, 2010 (Big Air), 2013 (Big Air)
Silver: 2005, 2008, 2013 (Big Air)
Bronze: 2009, 2011 (Big Air)

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Simon Tabron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time
Simon Tabron

Summer X Games (Vert):
Silver: 2004, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016
Bronze: 1998, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2015

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Gary Young is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time
Gary Young

Van Doren Invitational:
1st: 2014 (Street)
2nd: 2015 (Park)
Vans BMX Pro Cup:
3rd: 2017 (Street)
 

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Mykel Larrin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best BMX Vert Riders Of All Time
Mykel Larrin

Summer X Games (Vert):
Bronze: 2015 (Big Air)
Vert Mission BMX Prelim:
2nd Place: 2017 (Big Air)