Liam Phillips makes history with BMX Supercross World Cup title

Liam Phillips
Liam Phillips won three of the five rounds in this year's World Cup

Britain's Liam Phillips has become the first man to claim back-to-back titles after winning the BMX Supercross World Cup in the United States.

The 26-year-old was sixth in the final of the last in the series at Rock Hill.

But, having won three of the five rounds in the series this year, he had done enough to claim victory, finishing on 865 points overall.

"It's been an unforgettable season and I can't thank those that support me enough," said Phillips.

The Briton won in Manchester,Sweden and Argentina and finished ahead of Dutchman Niek Kimmann, who picked up 735 points overall.