This week’s Global Podium for the best sportspeople in the world features Thomas Pagès, Antoni Bou, and Iñaki Osa Goikoetxea and Unai Lekerikabeaskoa.

The Sportspedia’s Global Podium features the three sportspeople/athletes or teams that best achieved excellence in performance last week with their milestones and results.


Gold: Thomas Pagès
(France, Motorcycling)

Tom continues to push the boundaries of what is humanly possible in a motorbike. This last weekend he became the first rider to execute a motorcycle BASE Jump with a trick: the Double Front Flip -which has never been landed-, after a journey of two years.

Watch the feat (Red Bull)  

Silver: Antoni Bou
(Spain, Motorcycling)

Bou continues to extend his legacy as the most successful motorcycle rider of all time, after winning his 15th consecutive X-Trial World Championship, by winning his 14th event in Barcelona, at the Palau Sant Jordi. He also won the previous event, at Andorra la Vella.

Watch the Barcelona Round highlights (X-Trial)

Bronze: Iñaki Osa Goikoetxea and Unai Lekerikabeaskoa
(Spain, Basque Pelota)

‘Goiko’ won his 18th Jai Alai World Championship -seventh as a pair- and continues to cement his place as the greatest Jai Alai player of all time. With ‘Lekerika’ they beat Imanol López and Aritz Erkiaga (ESP) in Zinacantepec, Mexico.

 Watch the Final (FIPV)