His advice for those who practise at skate parks is: "Just keep riding. It doesn't matter if you can do tricks or not, if you love it, keep going with it."
Loads of dirt
The NEC arena was divided up into specialist areas, including street, flatland, vert, BSX and trials.
Over 1.5 tonnes of dirt was brought into the arena to build the tracks, and it took 100 trucks and a whole day to move it in.