Kevin Robinson announced that he was going to be retiring after this past weekends X-Games in Los Angeles. Kevin discusses his decision in this new video from Red Bull that shows a little bit of his past along with what solidified his decision up to his final run this past weekend. Definitely an understandable reason to step away from things and I’m sure this isn’t the last we’ll be seeing of Kevin anytime soon.
“Kevin Robinson competed at the very first X Games (then called the Extreme Games), back in 1995 in his home state of Rhode Island. Since then, he’s earned ten X Games medals (four of them gold) and made history in 2006 when he landed the first-ever double flair in X Games Vert Best Trick. He remains the only rider to have landed the trick in competition.
Now 41, Robinson has made the decision to walk away from X Games competition, leaving a legacy of memorable performances and defining moments. In the video above, KRob looks back at some of those moments, and explains why now is the right time to retire.
Given his love for BMX, we’re sure this won’t be the last we hear from him. Thanks for the memories Kevin, and here’s to many more…” – Red Bull