Volume 5 of the Chimera Games brings extreme and street sports action to Tokyo’s Odaiba district this weekend, with a world-class field of riders set to take to the air in the freestyle motocross competition.
In freestyle motocross (FMX), Montra Team rider Taka Higashino project off ramps 15m high performing tricks in the air before landing on a platform 23m away. Japanese riders have been competing in FMX at a professional level for around 10 years now, and in recent years an increasing number of riders from these shores have been competing overseas.
Testament to the strength of the sport in Japan, organizers of this weekend’s Chimera Games have assembled an impressive field of international and domestic riders for Vol. 5 of the event. Taka has been competing at the X-GAMES for 12 consecutive years now, and is still in the world’s top 5. He has secured himself a spot to compete in X Games Minneapolis this year. Montra team is excited for his performance this year.