Kio Hayakawa is flatland rider of the year!
The NORA Cup 2022 winner videos continue to flow! Here’s a look at the video celebrating Kio Hayakawa winning the Flatland Rider of the Year award! Check out a bunch of dialed riding, some words from people that voted for him, along with a look at how Kio accepted the award since he wasn’t able to make it to Hastings for the party.
“The 2022 NORA Cup for Flatland Rider of the Year goes to Kio Hayakawa!! Kio links some of the hardest trick combos in the game with style and precision, He is pushing Flatland to new levels daily. This is Kio’s second year in a row winning a NORA Cup for Flat and he is showing no signs of slowing down.
It’s no short feat to be nominated for Flatland Rider of the Year, so we also want to congratulate Alex Jumelin, Terry Adams, Yu Katagiri, and Yu Shoji on their nominations.
We also want to sincerely thank the brands that allow NORA Cup to happen: Monster, Source BMX, Tubolito, odi, Vans, Fly Bikes, S One Helmets, S&M, Fit Bike Co, Alienation, kink BMX, cinema, The Shadow Conspiracy, Subrosa, Odyssey, Sunday, Vans, GT Bikes, Haro, Hyper, and Snafu. This is a labor of love for us, but it does cost money and the brands I just listed are, quite literally, keeping it going.” – Our BMX