Blake Williams

Disciplines: Moto X, Moto XFrom: Baxter, AUS AUSBorn: 04/04/85

About Blake

The first international rider to win XG Freestyle gold (2009), this Aussie innovator also has two Best Trick medals, a silver in '09 and a bronze in '06. One of the most talented, respected and creative riders in freestyle, Bilko was the first to land a Cliff-flip and Ruler flip to dirt as well as 360 variations like the Flying Dutchman. Became a good supercross rider and turned pro in 2003, the same year he performed in his first freestyle show. He combined his freestyle and racing prowess into Speed & Style success where he earned three X Games Speed & Style silver medals. He is one of four former Freestyle gold medalists returning to the roster in 2016: Nate Adams, Adam Jones, and Taka Higashino.

  • Six
  • time XG Moto X medalist: 1 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze.
  • First international rider to win MTX Freestyle gold (2009).
  • 8 surgeries between 2009
  • 2011: Most recent surgery was elective on his left ankle in March 2016 because the joints were calcified from previous injury.
  • First person to land the 360 Flying Dutchman (downside Indian air can
  • can 360), Aug. 2009; Cliffhanger backflip (Feb. 2006); and Ruler backflip (early '07) to dirt.
  • Now performs in the Nitro Circus Live World Tour
  • One of four Freestyle gold medalists on the roster (Nate Adams, Adam Jones, Taka Higashino)

X Games Medal Count

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4

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X Games Competition History

X Games Austin 2015 MTX Speed & Style2nd
X Games Austin 2014 MTX Speed & Style2nd
X Games Los Angeles 2013 MTX Speed & Style2nd
X Games Los Angeles 2013 MTX Freestyle6th
X Games Los Angeles 2012 MTX Freestyle5th
X Games 2009 MTX Freestyle1st
X Games 2009 MTX Best Trick2nd
X Games 2008 MTX Best Trick4th
X Games 2008 MTX Freestyle7th
X Games 2008 MTX Speed & Style12th
X Games 2006 MTX Best Trick3rd