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Olympic BMX Semifinal Results

Olympic BMX Semifinal Results
The participants of today’s Olympic BMX battle royale have been decided. The eight men’s riders in the final will be: Sam Willoughby (Australia), Twan van Gendt (The Netherlands), Maris Strombergs (Latvia), Carlos Mario Oquendo (Colombia), Liam Phillips (Great Britain), Connor Fields (USA), Raymon van der Biezen (The Netherlands), A.E. Jimenez Caicedo (Colombia) The eight women’s rider in the... 

BMX Men’s Quarter Final Results

BMX Men's Quarter Final Results
If like me you are a little bit maniacally obsessed with BMX then this report will already seem like very old news. Today saw the second stage of the Men’s BMX event at the London 2012 Olympic Games and it proved to be as unpredictable and high-octane as many had promised. - Today’s quarterfinals were held over five runs. The competing riders were organised into groups or “Heats” according... 

Harry Main – How to Videos!

Harry Main - How to Videos!
*** Watch Videos Below *** British BMX phenomenon, Harry Main, has been demonstrating his generosity towards his legions of followers, as well as his all round awesomeness, by putting together a series of how-to videos. Main, who is from Liverpool, has so far created five such videos, which explain the intricacies of the tailwhip, the flair, the bunnyhop flair, the barspin and most recently the 360. - Harry,... 

Results from the London 2012 Olympic BMX Time Trials

Results from the London 2012 Olympic BMX Time Trials
The much awaited Olympic BMX event got underway today with the opening time trials. These initial runs (which are undertaken by each rider solo) are used to seed the competitors and determine the groupings for the quarterfinals (for the men) and the semifinals (for the women). The fastest four from the men’s seeding run were van der Biezen of the Netherlands, Daudet of France, van Gendt of the Netherlands... 

London 2012 Olympic BMX – Who Will Win?

London 2012 Olympic BMX - Who Will Win?
The London 2012 Olympic BMX time trials are literally about to begin, with the women riders starting first at 3.00pm and the men hitting the track at 3.40pm. Today’s runs will decide the groupings for quarterfinals and semifinals, ensuring that the fastest riders don’t meet until Friday’s final. Here’s our pick of the top contenders for medal success: The Men Sam Willoughby (Australia) One... 

The Countdown to Olympic BMX Begins

The Countdown to Olympic BMX Begins
Follow BMX on Google + Tomorrow will see the London 2012 Olympic BMX event get underway with the men’s and women’s seeding heats kicking off at 3.00pm. The competition will pit some of the best professional riders in the world against one another in a battle royale of speed, stamina, strength and skill. - The seeding event exists to determine who the fastest competitors are, so as to ensure the... 

Olympic Legacy BMX Track Opens this Weekend

Olympic Legacy BMX Track Opens this Weekend
If you live in the U.K. you would need to have spent the last week down a very deep hole in order to have missed just how well Team GB is doing at the London Olympics. For a small country, Britain is punching well above its weight, having secured a healthy clutch of golds already, with more likely to come rolling in over the next few days. - One of the questions that keeps being knocked around by... 

The Rules of Olympic BMX Explained

The Rules of Olympic BMX Explained
One of the most hotly anticipated events of the Olympics is fast approaching and excitement over the BMX event is gradually reaching fever pitch. London 2012 is only the second time BMX has made an appearance at the Olympics, but it’s quickly established itself as a favourite. - When BMX was introduced to the Olympics at Beijing 2008, the IOC and the International Cycling Union decided to adopt the... 

Team USA Goes Lawn Mower Man in Pursuit of BMX Glory

Team USA Goes Lawn Mower Man in Pursuit of BMX Glory
At the 2008 Olympic Games the mighty Team USA bagged fifty per cent of the medals available in the inaugural BMX event. Most national squads would be happy with this result, but the American Olympic BMX team is not like most national squads. They were representing the most successful sporting nation history has ever known and as such anything other than gold was considered less than acceptable. - Fast... 

Olympic BMX Track Finally Complete

Olympic BMX Track Finally Complete
Follow BMX on Google+ Yesterday it was announced that the Olympic BMX track in Stratford is finally 100% ready for London 2012. Despite the fact that the facility has been sampled several times already, such as during the test event and for training purposes, it remained a work in progress until this weekend. With only days left to go before the opening ceremony, several commentators were nervously... 
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